Top 6 Neighborhoods for Art & Culture in Anchorage

Anchorage is rich in history, art, and culture. See the abundance of local talent in the murals and sculptures that enhance Anchorage’s neighborhoods. Visit a museum and learn more about Alaska's Indigenous people or plan an evening touring downtown art events. Downtown & South Addition Discover the…

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Top 6 Neighborhoods for Dining in Anchorage

Experience a taste of Alaska. As the largest city, Anchorage offers visitors some of the best flavors of the North, from fine dining establishments serving the freshest Alaska seafood to local chefs sharing their culinary magic at food truck festivals and weekend markets. Explore some of Anchorage’s…

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5 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Anchorage

Spring in Anchorage brings bright evenings, budding foliage, seasonal events, and endless natural beauty – the perfect setting for celebrating Mother’s Day. Make plans to pamper the mothers in your life. Reserve a table for brunch, book a massage, attend a special community gathering, or spend time…

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Anchorage Golf Course, a Championship-Caliber Course

Picturesque mountains, frolicking wildlife, and long summer days are hallmarks of Anchorage golf courses. Now the city is poised to host Alaska's first United States Golf Association championship event: The 60th USGA Senior Women's Amateur Championship. The tournament is scheduled to take place at…

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How to Plan a Trip With Public Transportation in Anchorage

From Downtown to Dimond Center, Anchorage public transportation is a budget-friendly way to travel to various transportation hubs and attractions around the city. Make plans to hop a bus. Known as People Mover, the system follows more than a dozen routes, with service on most routes running seven…

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8 Favorite Festivals for Year-Round Anchorage Fun

Alaskans know how to celebrate – whether it’s the longest day of the year or the world-famous Fur Rendezvous, held every February. In Anchorage, there’s an event for every season. These eight annual festivals each spotlight a colorful slice of local life, from Alaska’s early fur trapping and trading…

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A Guide to Valentine’s Day in Anchorage

The days are getting brighter. The nights are still cozy and long. February in Anchorage brings an energizing mix of events and entertainment, and Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity for romance or recreation in the city. Find performing arts, mouthwatering meals, seasonal activities, and…

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5 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Anchorage

February is Black History Month, and Anchorage overflows with ways to celebrate, commemorate, and educate. Attend a special event, eat at a Black-owned restaurant, shop at a Black-owned business, and surround yourself with the work of Anchorage’s brilliant Black artists: Here are a few of our…

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Video: Painting Winter Solstice in the Chugach Mountains

How dark does it get in Anchorage during the longest night of the year? Bright downtown streets and snow-capped Chugach peaks ensure there's always plenty of light to be found — even on winter solstice, when the city is draped in nearly 19 hours of night. Follow Alaskan artist and filmmaker Max…

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