6 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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10 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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The Hotel Captain Cook's Gingerbread Village

If you’re lucky to be in Anchorage in December, you’ll have the chance to see a wonderful holiday tradition at the Hotel Captain Cook; an enormous gingerbread village created by pastry chef Joe Hickel. Christmas 2021 marks Hickel's 38th year designing the lobby-sized village. What makes the edible…

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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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