Todd Salat

Winter in Anchorage

Adventures & Auroras

While a lot of regions are coy about their snowfall and the fun to be found under blankets of white, Anchorage has plenty to boast. Alaska's favorite winter activities are all right here.

The northern lights shimmer over Alaska, signature events make Anchorage the hottest place to be and unrivaled outdoor adventures on skis, skates, and sleds fill the days from November to April. Whether you want to play in the snow, curl up next to the fireplace or celebrate winter in classic Alaska form, Anchorage is the perfect winter destination.

Visit Anchorage 2023 Winter Video Cover

Discover Anchorage, where winter and adventure combine with city comforts. Ski down high mountaintops situated at sea level with stunning views. Try fat tire biking on groomed trails through the city. Experience a wintertime festival that celebrates the culture and pioneering spirit of the people. Go dog sledding or cheer on a musher in a local race. See the northern lights shimmer across the night sky. Dine atop a mountain with a view you’ll want to take home. Meet community, where visitors become locals.