Downtown Anchorage seen with the Alaska Range to the north.
Ken Graham

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What better way to give mom a Mother’s Day to remember than a trip to Alaska? Combine sparkling glaciers, incredible wildlife and miles of paths for hiking and biking with special rates to start the summer season during early May, and you have Mother’s Day, Anchorage style. “Early May is a great time to visit Anchorage – attractions and tours are opening for the summer season. Whales return to the waters to…
Visit Anchorage has been awarded the 2015 Gold Service Award by Meetings & Conventions magazine subscribers. The award honors Convention & Visitors Bureaus that have excelled in professionalism and dedication in service to meeting planner professionals. This is the 22 nd time that Visit Anchorage's convention sales team  has won the award. The first year Visit Anchorage won was in 1993, and then every year…
With so many nearby national parks, a visit to one or more while in Anchorage is a must. The 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 means there's never been a better time to visit a park while in Alaska. Cruise to glaciers in Kenai Fjords National Park , see bears with a flight to Katmai or Lake Clark national parks, explore gold mining history and a glacier the size of Rhode Island in Wrangell-Saint Elias…