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In Anchorage

Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska with just over 260,000 residents. Surrounded by the beauty of six mountain ranges, the Chugach National Forest and miles of trails to explore, there is plenty of adventure just minutes for your door. Visitors and locals thrive on the abundance of wilderness experiences, rich Native culture, interpretive historic monuments, locally made art and variety of cuisine found in Anchorage.

Anchorage Highlights

Anchorage is an excellent location to take a scenic flight tour over Alaska's mountains and glaciers. You can take a day cruise to the glaciers of Prince William Sound or Kenai Fjords. There are also many attractions within Anchorage that provide a closer look at the wildlife and culture of Alaska.

Anchorage's Best

Kenai Fjords National Park Tour

Day Trips (8+ Hours)

Bear Viewing

  • Take a scenic flight out to remote wilderness locations and see Alaska's bears in their natural habitat.


  • Take a scenic flight over Alaska's popular coastal mountains and glaciers. Fly to Alaska's remote wilderness locations for the bear viewing experience of a lifetime.

Eagle River Nature Center

Anchorage Attractions (Less Than 3 Hours)

Wildride Sled Dog Show

  • Enjoy a captivating demonstration of Alaska's Iditarod race. This entertaining sled dog show is full of laughs and sure to please.

Alaska Native Heritage Center

Alaska Zoo

  • Take a closer look at Alaska's wildlife at the Alaska Zoo. From bald eagles to polar bears, the Alaska Zoo delivers a magnificent wildlife experience.

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Musk Ox Farm

  • Come out to the Matanuska Valley and visit the Musk Ox Farm. This is a great place to observe these animals up close.

Bicycle Rentals

  • Tour the many sights of Anchorage by bicycle. Take a ride down the scenic Tony Knowles Coastal Trail or tour through any of Anchorage's wooded park trails.

Anchorage Shopping


  • Anchorage boasts four major malls with retailers like Nordstrom's, JC Penny, Target, The Walking Store and many more retailers.

Gifts and Souvenirs

  • Authentic Alaskan gifts can be found in abundance right downtown. Check out this list of souvenir and gift shops from the Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Authentic Native Arts and Crafts

  • Purchase authentic Alaska Native arts and crafts at the Alaska Native Medical Center gift shop. Proceeds go directly to each individual artist.

Anchorage Culture and Heritage

Alaska Native Heritage Center

  • Experience Alaska's rich native history at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Learn about the unique skill and craftsmanship of these native cultures.

Anchorage Museum of History and Art

  • The Anchorage Museum has a comprehensive collection of artifacts and pieces documenting the history of Alaska from the end of the Ice Ages to the present.

Anchorage on a Shoestring - Free Things to Do

Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

  • Tour the Anchorage shoreline and enjoy great views of Cook Inlet and sometimes Denali. Take a walk or rent a bicycle.

Hike Flattop Mountain

  • This is the most climbed mountain in Alaska and offers dramatic views of Anchorage, Cook Inlet, and the Chugach Mountain range.

Turnagain Arm Bore Tide

  • Take a scenic drive down to Turnagain Arm and witness the impressive bore tide as it rushes in from Cook Inlet. Look for bald eagles, Dall sheep, and other wildife along the way.

Wild Salmon on Parade

  • Many Alaskan artists design salmon sculptures and all are displayed around the downtown area. The pieces are auctioned every year as a fundraiser for local charities.

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Nestled in a beautiful mountain setting, Anchorage offers Alaska adventure with a touch of class.

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“Great Place! Well worth visiting.” R. Luff, Vineland, NJ