Anchorage, AK

Anchorage is an exceptional blend of cosmopolitan chic and rugged adventure. There are 60 glaciers within a 50-mile radius, and roughly 1,500 moose roam through parks and even city streets! At the same time, museums and cultural centers provide an enriching look at the region’s customs, history and art, full-service hotels comfortably accommodate guests, artisans sell their wares (tax free) in local galleries, and award-winning chefs serve up exquisite eats.

Planning Ideas

Anchorage is an exceptional blend of cosmopolitan chic and rugged adventure. There are 60 glaciers within a 50-mile radius, and roughly 1,500 moose roam through parks and even city streets! At the same time, museums and cultural centers provide an enriching look at the region’s customs, history and art, full-service hotels comfortably accommodate guests, artisans sell their wares (tax free) in local galleries, and award-winning chefs serve up exquisite eats.

Experience Anchorage, Alaska

Ideas for First Time Visitors:

  • Alaska Culture Pass – Anchorage Museum & Alaska Native Heritage Center
  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
  • Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
  • Alaska Railroad
  • Glacier & Wildlife Day Cruise

Ideas for Repeat Visitors:

  • Alyeska Resort
  • Eklutna Lake
  • Anchorage City Trolley Tours
  • Flightseeing
  • Crow Creek Mine

 Driving Distance

  • Denali National Park, AK – 265 miles

Distance From Major Airports

  • Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (to downtown) – 6 miles

Best Season To Visit

  • Spring: 50°F (Average)
  • Summer: 65°F (Average)
  • Fall: 50°F (Average)
  • Winter: 20°F (Average)

Notable Special Events

  • Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race® (1st Saturday in March)
  • Anchorage Fur Rendezvous (Late February to early March)
  • Anchorage Summer Solstice Celebrations
  • July 4th Celebrations
  • Alaska State Fair

 Local Tour Guides

Alaska Step-On Guides, LLC: offers you and your company a way to be represented in Alaska.  We have tour guides for day tours and multi-day tours as well. German, French, Spanish and Russian spoken. Contact: alaskaguides@yahoo.com


Salmon Berry Tours: Our team of professional tour guides strive to provide you with a truly genuine and memorable Alaska experience.


All Alaska Tours: For 20 years, our company has been committed to providing expert advice and the best value for the widest selection of Alaska group vacation packages. Contact: groups@allalaskatours.com


Explore Tours: As a local tour operator, we specialize in creating unique itineraries customized according to YOUR needs. We carry contracts with hundreds of different Alaskan vendors, offering a variety of products. Contact: info@exploretours.com


Alaska Travel Connections: With over 20 years in the Alaska tourism industry, we specialize in creating customized Alaska vacations for individual travelers and small groups. Contact: aktravelconnections@outlook.com

Top Activities

Anchorage Museum: A world-class museum in downtown Anchorage.


Alaska Native Heritage Center: Alaska’s premier Alaska Native cultural center.


Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center: Refuge for orphaned, injured wildlife.


Alaska Zoo: 130+ animals representing 49 species.


Alaska Botanical Garden: Gardens, gift shop, nature trails, education.

Group Transportation

Premier Alaska Tours: Group tour, motorcoach and van charter transfers.


BAC Transportation: Sedan, bus, limousine packages for all occasions.


The Magic Bus: Alaska’s favorite! Daily cruise ship transfers.


Alaska Railroad: The best way to see Alaska is on the Railroad!


Gray Line of Alaska: Alaska tours by railcar, coach and boat.