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Anchorage Tourism and Sightseeing
With the midnight sun high overhead, the immense boreal forest of the Chugach Mountain Range looming on the horizon, and the sparkling waters of Cook Inlet, Anchorage provides travelers with endless possibilities for adventure and culture at every skill level and budget. Itineraries read like a wish list for those with a love of the natural world. Hike majestic mountains, ski pristine trails and slopes, glide along glaciers, hook up a fly rod and reel in a huge king salmon, or tee-off at 10 p.m. Anchorage entertains with an arts scene that's sure to surprise. Venues feature headlining acts ranging from the obscure to the celebrated. Museums and galleries hold spectacular exhibits and thought-provoking collections. Unlock the history and art of Alaska Native cultures. From cozy pubs to fine dining, Thai, Mexican, or a tasty reindeer hot dog on the go, Alaska's largest city caters to every stomach. Anchorage offers larger-than-life experiences to outdoor enthusiasts as well as a vast selection of cultural, arts, and dining destinations to explore.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Alaska Outdoors
Alaska Outdoors
Recreation in Wasilla, AK USA

Award winning tours in Alaska since 2001 Alaska Outdoors is an award-winning, small group adventure tour company located in Alaska since 2001. Our tours combine travel to Alaska’s world-famous National Parks and protected areas with active outdoor exploration and adventure.


Alaska Raft Connection, LLC
Alaska Raft Connection, LLC
Rafting in Anchorage, AK USA
User Rating:  User Rating 5.0
Inflatable Boats, Rafting and Float Trip Camping Gear Rental The Alaska Raft Connection is an accomplished, knowledgeable, resident owned and operated inflatable raft rental and river trip service based in Anchorage, Alaska.

Bear and Raven Adventure Theater
Bear and Raven Adventure Theater things to do on a rainy day in Anchorage, AK
Theatre in Anchorage, AK USA

Alaskan films and interactive attractions From Brown Bears to the Iditarod, get an exclusive look at Alaska in the comfort of our modern, Alaskan family owned theater. Tickets only $15 for a double feature.

Out North VSA arts
Out North VSA arts things to do on a rainy day in Anchorage, AK
Theatre in Anchorage, AK USA

visual art/theatre/art movies/music Out North VSA arts is a progressive multi-arts organization offering a vibrant mix of contemporary visual, performing, literary and media art, and engaging in arts activism, human rights, housing, community development, and life-long education.

Segtours of Anchorage
Segtours of Anchorage
Segway PT Tour in Anchorage, AK USA

Segway Tours of Anchorage, Alaska. Provide a guided, personalized tour of downtown Anchorage Alaska. Segtours of Anchorage in Anchorage, AK.


Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau
Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Anchorage, AK USA

Anchorage is the ideal base camp for Alaska adventure Anchorage is an impressive, wild place unrivaled in natural experiences. A young town with a fascinating past, Anchorage has evolved into a sophisticated urban and cultural center with a lively festival and art scene.

Dream Bakery
Dream Bakery
Fine Dining restaurant in Anchorage, AK USA

"I love baking it's my Hobby, My exercise, My escape, My med The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight and you can feel it here, with DREAM BAKERY we treat you as own Family.

Embassy Suites Anchorage
Embassy Suites Anchorage
Hotel in Anchorage, AK USA
Currently as low as $229.00/night!

Located just 5 minutes' drive from Alaska Center for the Performing Arts and Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center this all-suite hotel features spacious accommodations along with many modern amenities. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Restaurant.

Hampton Inn Anchorage
Hampton Inn Anchorage
Hotel in Anchorage, AK USA
Currently as low as $109.00/night!

Moments from Anchorage's main attractions and only a short drive from Anchorage International Airport this hotel offers comfortable accommodations and numerous free amenities including 24-hour airport shuttle service. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.


Hilton Anchorage
Hilton Anchorage
Hotel in Anchorage, AK USA
Currently as low as $123.84/night!

This newly renovated hotel in downtown Anchorage is a 10-minute drive from Ted Stevens International Airport. The hotel features mountain views 2 on-site restaurants and a modern gym. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.

Hilton Garden Inn Anchorage
Hilton Garden Inn Anchorage
Hotel in Anchorage, AK USA
Currently as low as $139.00/night!

Conveniently located in the center of Anchorage city centre and surrounded by area attractions beautiful landscapes and exciting wildlife this hotel provides comfortable guestrooms and free airport transfer service. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage
Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage
Hotel in Anchorage, AK USA
Currently as low as $199.00/night!

Located only a short distance from Ted Stevens International Airport this Anchorage city centre all-suite hotel provides a free transfer service the airport. A variety of modern amenities are available at the Homewood Suites Anchorage. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage
Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage
Hotel in Anchorage, AK USA
Currently as low as $199.00/night!

Located only a short distance from Ted Stevens International Airport this Anchorage city centre all-suite hotel provides a free transfer service the airport. A variety of modern amenities are available at the Homewood Suites Anchorage. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed.

Segway Tours of Anchorage
Segway Tours of Anchorage
Segway PT Tour in Anchorage, AK USA

Downtown & Lake Hood Segway Tours Segway Tours of Anchorage has been running Segway tours for over a decade. We’re a small, friendly business of locals who know all the ins and outs of the area, with tours that are personalized to the weather and events of the area, as well as each individual who comes.

Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
Hotel in Anchorage, AK USA
Currently as low as $139.00/night!

Located less than a mile from the Anchorage Museum of History & Art this Anchorage city centre hotel features an on-site restaurant and rooms with stunning mountain city or Cook Inlet views. Free Internet, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.

Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
Hotel in Anchorage, AK USA
Currently as low as $139.00/night!

Located less than a mile from the Anchorage Museum of History & Art this Anchorage city centre hotel features an on-site restaurant and rooms with stunning mountain city or Cook Inlet views. Free Internet, Restaurant, Pets Allowed.


Anchorage

Activities
Places to stay


Best Places to Stay in Anchorage


Embassy Suites Anchorage
Guest Score:
From $229 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn Anchorage
Guest Score:
From $109 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Hilton Garden Inn Anchorage
Guest Score:
From $139 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant.
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
Guest Score:
From $139 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant.

Best Time to Visit Anchorage


The best time to visit Anchorage, AK is in the summer and winter. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 10's and highs in the mid 20's. Winter nights are cold with lows in the low 10's.

Spring Visit Anchorage in the summerSummer Fall Visit Anchorage in the winterWinter


Monthly Temperatures in Anchorage


Month Low Avg High
January 7.1 14.0 20.8
February 9.1 16.9 24.6
March 16.4 24.6 32.8
April 28.5 36.1 43.6
May 39.1 47.0 54.8
June 47.6 54.8 62.0
July 52.3 58.7 65.1
August 49.9 56.7 63.5
September 41.6 48.2 54.8
October 27.6 33.5 39.4
November 14.2 20.4 26.5
December 9.5 15.9 22.3

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