A Month-By-Month Guide to Anchorage

In Anchorage, every month offers something special to experience — from seasonal natural wonders to holiday celebrations and unique Alaska activities. Whether you’re searching for a sun-soaked summer adventure or a cozy winter getaway under the glow of the northern lights, Alaska’s largest city is…

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Top 10 Ideas for Spring Break Family Fun in Anchorage

You never need to travel far to enjoy a spectacular spring break in Anchorage. Families can find opportunities for outdoor adventure, hands-on activities, special excursions, and rest and relaxation in every corner of town. How much fun can you fit into a week? Find out; start here. Sledding…

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An Anchorage Getaway from the West Coast

There has never been a better time to visit Anchorage. With historically low airfares, frequent flights, and more ways to enjoy iconic Alaska than ever before, Anchorage is within easy (and often direct) reach from many U.S. airports. The scenic three-hour flight from Seattle means you could be…

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A Fun-Filled Kids’ Day Out in Anchorage

Anchorage is brimming with family fun and kid-friendly activities. Our favorites? It’s almost impossible to pick, so we asked for a few recommendations from a local expert — Anchorage mom, photographer, and outdoor ambassador Brenda Hower. Follow along with this mini-itinerary perfect for…

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How to Plan the Perfect Date in Anchorage

Plan a special Valentine’s Day with a loved one. Treat yourself, spend some quality time with a friend, or get to know someone new during an active Anchorage day out. Whether you’re looking for romantic inspiration or platonic plans, Anchorage always delivers. Here are a few of our favorite…

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Photos: Anchorage, Alaska’s Winter Wonderland

As the fall season fades, Anchorage transforms into a winter wonderland. Ice skaters slide across frozen city ponds. Cross-country skiers glide down sun-dappled forest trails. Crystalline chunks of sea ice stud the Cook Inlet coast, and the snow-capped Chugach Mountains become the perfect playground…

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Top Spots for Sledding in Anchorage

From kid-friendly hills to longer, steeper slopes, Anchorage is dotted with perfect places to set down a sled and build up some speed. Local sledding hills come in a variety of shapes, lengths, inclines and altitudes, and there are more than enough runs to keep thrill-seekers busy all winter long…

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Where to Find Holiday Lights in Anchorage

December in Anchorage shimmers with holiday lights. Find glittering downtown displays, sparkling special events, and oversized only-in-Anchorage exhibits. Whether you’re searching for a fun family excursion or an enchanting evening out, these Anchorage lights displays help make the holiday season…

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Top 10 Fall Travel Ideas for Anchorage, Alaska

Autumn in Anchorage dazzles with bright colors, crisp fall air, and opportunities to enjoy fishing, hiking, sightseeing, and everything in between. See Chugach State Park awash in shades of crimson, copper, and gold, and watch for the brilliant green glow of the northern lights. A fall visit to…

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