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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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Recipe: sAKred Wild Salmon Dip

Alaskan Lisa Rodgers shares this favorite family recipe. "This recipe is from a friend that I used to commercial fish with, we would make it at Fish Camp along Tikahtnu (Dena'ina - Cook Inlet). There are many variations, but my kids keep begging me to stick with the old tried and true version that…

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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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Winter Holiday Traditions in Anchorage

A December Visit to Anchorage, Alaska The holiday season sparkle in Anchorage. A visit to Alaska in December means experiencing the place like a local and taking advantage of snow and clear skies. Things to Do in Anchorage During December Anchorage embraces the outdoors no matter the month. No need…

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Where to Find Holiday Lights in Anchorage

The Anchorage winter holidays shimmer with Christmas lights and other bright ways to celebrate the season. 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…

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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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Top Anchorage Scenic Overlooks

Anchorage is surrounded by mountain peaks like Denali, pristine glaciers, and sparkling waters. Ready to take it all in? These scenic spots near Anchorage have some of the best views of Alaska. Captain Cook Monument On the coastal edge of downtown, this pavilion is the spot for views of Cook Inlet…

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20 Best Things to do in Anchorage

If you are looking for Alaska’s top activities and attractions, look no farther than Anchorage. Consider the top 20 things to do in Anchorage as you plan a visit and make the trip complete. Find Moose There are more than a thousand of these iconic, antlered animals in Anchorage alone. Spend a…

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