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Visit Anchorage is the official source for Anchorage, Alaska and Southcentral Alaska travel information.

Road Trip to Anchorage: North of the City

A road trip to Anchorage via the Glenn Highway means abundant opportunities to hike, bike, visit local historical and cultural sites, and explore Chugach State Park: Here are a few favorite roadside activities and attractions. Glenn Highway Roadside Attractions Eklutna Lake From the highway, follow…

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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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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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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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Best Fishing Spots Near Anchorage

Alaska fishing is the stuff of legends, and you don't need to go far to find out why. The most popular sport fishery in Alaska is in the heart of the city, and local streams are packed with salmon and trout all summer long. Gear up and wet a line! Salmon in the City In Anchorage, it’s not unusual to…

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Photos: Fall Colors in Anchorage

As Anchorage approaches autumn, the Chugach Mountains reflect shades of crimson and copper. Berry patches burst with bright blueberries and ruby red cranberries. Gold treetops pop against the electric blue hues of Eklutna Lake. Foliage transforms, and the color green moves from the land to the sky:…

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The Ultimate Alaska Itinerary

From a long weekend to a whole week’s worth of Alaska adventures, Anchorage is filled with wonderful experiences. As a self-guided road trip or the framework for a custom tour, this ultimate itinerary leads the way. Just start with day 1 and follow it for as many days as you have in Anchorage. Find…

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