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3.5/5Good!(15 area reviews)
Downtown Anchorage is known for its popular shops, and you can see some sights area like Anchorage Museum and The Rooftop.
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Travellers come to Midtown Anchorage for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Z.J. Loussac Library - Main Branch and Arctic Benson Park while you're in town.
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The abundant dining options and lake views are top of the list for many visitors to Spenard. A stop by Arctic Benson Park or Pop Carr Park might round out your trip.
If you're spending some time in Turnagain, Earthquake Park and Lake Hood Harbor are top sights worth seeing.
Though Campbell Park may not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Alaska Airlines Center and Alaska Botanical Garden.
Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Anchorage, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums and magnificent mountain views. This city also attracts tourists with its festivals and art. Top sights in the city include Sullivan Arena, Kincaid Park and Iditarod Trail Headquarters.
- There are 412 hotels and other accommodation options in Anchorage
- The closest major airport is in Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city centre
- The next closest is in Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.), 4.2 mi (6.8 km) away
Sightseeing and Staying in Anchorage
Known for its museums, festivals and art, the city's cultural venues include Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center, Cyrano's Playhouse and Anchorage Museum. Attractions like Alaska Zoo, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Resolution Park, Indian Valley Mine National Historic Site and Crow Creek Mine.
In Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, you can choose from 412 hotels and other accommodation options to make it easy to plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
- Gateway Overlook - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a library, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and room size.
- Abby's Place - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms at this B&B. This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.
- Alaska's Lake Lucille B&B - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette. Expedia customers like its breakfast and quiet location.
Other favourite sights in Anchorage include Sullivan Arena, Kincaid Park and Iditarod Trail Headquarters.
Getting around Anchorage
If you want to journey outside the area, hop aboard a train from Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot, Wasilla Alaska Railroad Depot or Girdwood Alaska Railroad Depot. Anchorage may not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.
Dressing for Anchorage
- Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 4°C and the night-time average to be -13°C
- From April to June, temperatures average about 20°C during the day and -5°C at night
- July to September averages 20°C during the day and 3°C at night
- Between October and December, the average temperature is 10°C during the day and -12°C at night
- Average annual rainfall for Anchorage is 454.80 millimetres
- Hottest months are usually July and June with an average temperature of 19°C, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of -12°C
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