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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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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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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Top Culture and History Attractions in Anchorage

How do you wrap your head around such a huge place with 10,000 years of human history? Get a deep dive into Alaska culture and history at one of these Anchorage attractions. The Anchorage Museum is a world-class facility with a fascinating depiction of Alaska's history and art of the far north. Open…

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A Guide to Anchorage's First Friday Artwalk

Many Anchorage galleries, restaurants, cafes, and other shops feature the work of a different local artist on the first Friday of each month. Hosts stage special receptions on the evening of First Friday – typically from 5 to 8 p.m. – extending their hours, hosting performers or providing light…

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Thanksgiving in Anchorage

Anchorage does Thanksgiving a little different. While there is plenty of turkey with all the trimmings, it is also the right place for unique outdoor fun, Alaska traditions, and holiday events that sparkle. Holiday Lights and Dance Delights Not all the action is on the court during Thanksgiving…

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