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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 Time to Visit. View Map.


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Alaska Raft Connection, LLC
Alaska Raft Connection, LLC
Rafting in Anchorage, AK USA

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.


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.

Ice Cube at Alaska Airlines Center - Anchorage
Ice Cube at Alaska Airlines Center - Anchorage things to do on a rainy day in Anchorage, AK
Next Month, Jul 16, 2024 (Tuesday) Concert event in Anchorage, AK USA

Ice Cube July 16, 2024 at Alaska Airlines Center - Anchorage in Anchorage, AK 8:00PM

Judy Collins
Judy Collins things to do on a rainy day in Anchorage, AK
Sep 15, 2024 (Sunday) Concert event in Anchorage, AK USA

Judy Collins September 15, 2024 at Alaska Center for the Performing Arts - Discovery Theatre in Anchorage, AK 7:30PM


Matt Rife: ProbleMATTic World Tour
Matt Rife: ProbleMATTic World Tour things to do on a rainy day in Anchorage, AK
Aug 16, 2024 (Friday) Theater event in Anchorage, AK USA

Matt Rife: ProbleMATTic World Tour August 16, 2024 at Alaska Airlines Center - Anchorage in Anchorage, AK 8:00PM

WrestlePro Alaska Presents The Great Alaskan Bash
WrestlePro Alaska Presents The Great Alaskan Bash things to do on a rainy day in Anchorage, AK
Sep 20, 2024 (Friday) Sports event in Anchorage, AK USA

WrestlePro Alaska Presents The Great Alaskan Bash September 20, 2024 at William a Egan Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, AK 7:00PM

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.

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.

IHOP
IHOP
Casual Dining restaurant in Anchorage, AK USA

IHOP at 501 E Tudor Rd Anchorage, AK Dine at IHOP® on E Tudor Rd in Anchorage, the home of pancakes and delicious breakfast, lunch & dinner near you with breakfast delivery and breakfast takeout available. View hours, specials or order online.

IHOP
IHOP
Casual Dining restaurant in Anchorage, AK USA

IHOP at 11100 Old Seward Hwy Anchorage, AK Dine at IHOP® on Old Seward Hwy in Anchorage, the home of pancakes and delicious breakfast, lunch & dinner near you with breakfast delivery and breakfast takeout available. View hours, specials or order online.

IHOP
IHOP
Casual Dining restaurant in Wasilla, AK USA

IHOP at 1890 East Parks Hwy Wasilla, AK Dine at IHOP® on East Parks Hwy in Wasilla, the home of pancakes and delicious breakfast, lunch & dinner near you with breakfast delivery and breakfast takeout available. View hours, specials or order online.

IHOP
IHOP
Casual Dining restaurant in Anchorage, AK USA

IHOP at 1106 North Muldoon Rd Anchorage, AK Dine at IHOP® on North Muldoon Rd in Anchorage, the home of pancakes and delicious breakfast, lunch & dinner near you with breakfast delivery and breakfast takeout available. View hours, specials or order online.

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.

Ski & Benny Pizza
Ski & Benny Pizza
Pizza restaurant in Anchorage, AK USA

Restaurant Ski & Benny Pizza is a family owned Pizzeria located right outside of the JBER gate on Government Hill, just north of Downtown. We have a wide selection of Pizzas, Calzones, Sandwiches, Philly's, Salads, and sides to choose from.


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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.

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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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