Explore lots to see and do in Midtown Anchorage—theaters, shopping, and sights from Arctic Benson Park to Z.J. Loussac Library - Main Branch.
Shopping, Dining and Hiking
Explore the lovely green spaces of Chugach National Forest and enjoy the hiking trails in Cordova. Discover the area's mountain views and top-notch restaurants.
Encounter huge lakes surrounded by mountains, glaciers and waterfalls in one of the largest state parks in the United States.
Be thrilled with high-speed winter activity while skiing the Chugach Mountains at this resort. Enjoy year-round attractions and astonishing views.
Trek across the crevasse-laced expanses of the Matanuska Glacier on this exhilarating guided walk. Learn about the geological forces at play beneath your feet as you strap on a pair of ice-gripping crampons and get up-close looks at this 27-mile-long (43-km) glacier.
Make the most out of your post-cruise drive from Seward back to Anchorage with a trip that combines the convenience of professional transportation with the fun and interest of a guided tour. On the way to the city, stop to see Portage Glacier and meet native animals at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.
Board your Turnagain Arm Shuttle for the guided drive along Alaska’s most scenic highway. From beginning to end there are dramatic views of mountain scenery and the Cook Inlet. At the 140-acre Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, jaws drop in awe-even those of longtime Alaskans.
Hover and soar over the untouched wildnerness, craggy peaks, and glacier-carved valleys of the Chugach Mountains on this breathtaking helicopter flight. For an up-close look at the ancient frozen wonders that have shaped the landscape, touch down to set foot on a snow-topped glacier.
Explore Anchorage with a native guide to discover the history and heritage of Alaska's largest city. Take in the view from Ship Creek and Point Woronzof, browse the goodies at Alaska Wild Berry Products and the knives at the ULU Factory, and admire native art at the ANMC.
Dive into the untamed wildnerness outside Anchorage to look for the Inside Passage's most iconic wildlife. Scope out everything from sturdy moose to lumbering grizzlies along the shores of Turnagain Arm and pay a visit to the critters being cared for at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.
The Downtown Anchorage neighborhood welcomes visitors with convenient options for restaurants. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its festivals. You can experience the local museums and shopping, or enjoy the natural beauty of the mountain views.
A welcoming neighborhood, Spenard offers a variety of options for restaurants. You can experience the local shopping, or enjoy the natural beauty of the lakeside setting.
The Rogers Park neighborhood welcomes visitors with convenient options for restaurants.