Anchorage Travel Guide

Anchorage, Alaska, City View (Photo: iStockphoto/Allan Robichaux)About Anchorage

Nestled between six different mountain ranges, Anchorage, Alaska, is the jumping-off point for many adventures into the Alaskan wilderness. read more

When to Visit Anchorage

Protected by the Chugach Mountains and well south of the Arctic Circle, Anchorage does not have as inhospitable a climate as more northern regions of Alaska. Its mild summers and snowy, cold winters more closely approximate those of Western U.S. cities. Anchorage is therefore accessible and open to tourism year-round. read more

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