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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3 Ways to Explore Anchorage by Foot or Bike

By area, Anchorage is one of the largest cities in the United States, spanning over 1,900 square miles of mountain range, coastal plain, boreal forest, and bountiful bogland. Explore the area’s vibrant, varied environment with these three off-road routes, accessible to travelers of all speeds and…

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Anchorage Beer and What's Brewing in Alaska

There’s something in the water, and brewers love it. Anchorage’s glacial water flows to taps all over the city, and local brewers know it makes the best starting ingredient for brews from pilsners to porters and everything in between. Anchorage’s brew scene traces back to the mid ‘90s, and the last…

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9 Surprising Things About Anchorage, Alaska

Living in Alaska can inspire some tall tales, but reality can be just as remarkable as any fiction. Here are a few surprising yet delightful things about life in Anchorage, Alaska. The most famous local is a reindeer Anchorage’s reindeer resident is a star. In a cozy pen on the Delaney Park Strip…

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Anchorage Farmers Market Guide

Anchorage farmers markets have Alaska’s bounty from mid-May through September. Pick up fresh veggies, Alaska seafood straight from the docks, inventive local arts and crafts, and a bite from a food truck all in one stop. There are more than half a dozen farmers markets to choose from in Anchorage…

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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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