Anchorage Travel Tips, Alaska

    
 

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  • Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
    From the outside, the Anchorage Museum at Ramuson Center just blends with its surrounding being made from mirror glass. It is a magnificent sight, so even if you don't really have time for a thorough visit, for a picture is definitely [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • Oscar Anderson House Museum
    It is a beautiful house with an interesting and educational tour. Touring the Oscar Anderson House Museum is definitely worth it. Price is really good for the ticket, so being an expensive tour couldn't be an excuse. The museum is open [...]
    D: 0.3mi00
  • Glacier Brewhouse
    A definite must-visit in Anchorage for lunch or dinner is the Glacier Brewhouse on West Avenue. The food is simply amazing, there is no other word for it. Th portions are quite big. Loved the seafood dishes, they were prepared so [...]
    D: 0.4mi10
  • Alaska Native Heritage Museum
    We've visited the Alaska Native Heritage Museum a few years back during the summer. It was a memorable experience. We learned so much that day. The whole museum is very interesting and quite educational. There are so many things to see [...]
    D: 6.4mi00
  • Alaska Zoo
    Though it is quite a small zoo, the animals and plants you can see here are all from the region and those of you who wouldn't have enough time to explore the neighborhoods in search of wild animals in their natural habitats, the Alaska [...]
    D: 7.3mi00
  • Prince William Sound
    Alaska is famous for its sea resorts and high mountains, mostly glaciers. Traveling down to Whittier from Anchorage either by train, motor-coach or by car is a unique experience in its own. From Whittier however, taking part on a glacier [...]
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  • Heiny's ATV Adventures
    Wonderful outdoor sights, wild animals and fresh air. These are the things that come with the Heiny's ATV Adventures trips. You get a vehicle, and you have to minimum 2 people on a trip, there are additional charges for plus company. [...]
    D: 32.3mi00
  • Snow City Cafe
    After we ate at the Snow City Cafe one morning, we went there almost every day for breakfast. The food is so delicious you just have to return the next day to either try something else or just have what you had the previous day. Prices are [...]
    D: 0.3mi00
  • Alaska Railroad Depot
    To see and experience a better and a larger part of Anchorage and Alaska, you shouldn't miss boarding a tour with the Alaska Railroad Depot. They have trains going to various locations, ticket prices depend on the location you depart [...]
    D: 0.7mi00
  • Moose's Tooth Pub
    It is easily one of the number one eating places in Anchorage, because the food is really good. Though they serve mostly pizzas at the Moose's Tooth Pub, there are some salads and sandwiches to choose from. Everything we tried out so [...]
    D: 2mi00
  • Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
    There aren't so many trails in Alaska, however the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is maybe the easiest and almost the longest starting from downtown at the most northeastern part of West 2nd Avenue. You can bike, hike, look at some really [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse
    Beer fanatics would love this place, because Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse has a wide variety of beers to choose from, more than 40. Plus a really good salad or a pasta dish, and you're evening is all set up to be an enjoyable one. [...]
    D: 0.3mi00
  • Orso Ristorante
    Quite close to the Alaska Center of Performing Art and the City Hall, the Orso Ristorante serve Italian food, bringing a little bit of Europe to this cold country. The place has a nice ambiance, with a great and friendly staff who are happy [...]
    D: 0.4mi00
  • Horse Trekkin Alaska
    If you can ride a horse, than a tour with the Horse Trekkin Alaska is something you shouldn't miss out on if you're residing in Anchorage or nearby. The time you spend roaming the surrounding forest and trails is just amazing. You [...]
    D: 6.6mi00
  • Chugach Mountains
    It is the third largest state park in the country and it covers almost half-million acres of wilderness. Wildlife, hiking, climbing, camping, and backpacking are only a few things that you can do here. On a clear day, you can ever see as [...]
    D: 72.8mi20
  • Holiday Inn Express
    It is a hotel where you can enjoy your stay while visiting Anchorage/Alaska. It is quite close to the airport, having a free shuttle bus that runs frequently. The staff are friendly, prices are reasonable and the complimentary breakfast [...]
    D: 2.6mi21

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Anchorage History

Anchorage history starts with the Russian presence in Alaska, which had been making itself very well noticed in the 19th century. Imperial Russia was full of debts, so US secretary William H. Seward proposed a deal to the Russians and bought the whole island for just 7.2 million dollars, which equals two cents per acre. Although the deal was fought against at first, soon gold was discovered in the territory and Alaska became part of the United States in 1912. The first measure the American authorities took was to build a railroad and Anchorage was the physical and logistic point for this construction. The building started in 1915 and the [...]
 
 
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    Oakland, CA (OAK)Anchorage, AK (ANC)07/18/201507:00 pm
    Anchorage, AK (ANC)Oakland, CA (OAK)07/25/201501:05 am
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    San Francisco, CA (SFO)Anchorage, AK (ANC)07/18/201507:04 pm
    Anchorage, AK (ANC)San Francisco, CA (SFO)07/25/201501:05 am
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    Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)Anchorage, AK (ANC)06/24/201506:03 pm
    Anchorage, AK (ANC)Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)07/08/201501:05 am
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