Explore Anchorage Neighborhoods

Unique character, rich culture, diverse cuisine — Anchorage neighborhoods introduce visitors and locals alike to all the best parts of the community. Spend a day exploring. Learn something new about the place you call home. Go see a different side of the city. You’ll find public art and lush parks, distinct Alaska flavor and fascinating Anchorage landmarks.

A Slice of the City

Some neighborhoods feature compact, walkable routes dotted with activities and attractions for all ages. Other areas cover a larger distance and require a car, bringing visitors to tucked-away neighborhood trailheads, secluded natural areas, and other favorite destinations. All of them sparkle with local color and flair. Each can easily fill a few hours or a full day. There are dozens to explore.

The areas featured in this guide represent a colorful cross-section of Anchorage life, from Mountain View to Oceanview, Downtown to Dimond. Consider them your starting point. Anchorage encompasses so many unique spaces and places, it’s impossible to contain them all in one guide — instead, let this be a springboard to your own personal exploration of the diverse Anchorage areas we call home.