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Pretty people, pretty drinks: this is the place to see and be seen...
You can’t miss the gleaming silver facade of this nouveau diner. It’s American Graffiti inside with all-day breakfast and huge sandwiches like the Lenny’s Reuben...
More than just Anchorage’s favorite meat market, ‘Koots,’ as the locals call it, is a landmark...
Rents out Harley-Davidsons (per day $200 to $250) and even offers a Fly-Buy-Ride program so you can hit the road in the Last Frontier on your new Harley...
Alaska – so raw, vast, and far-out it may as well be its very own planet...
Flying out of Lake Hood, this has some of the best rates for flightseeing. Its three-hour Mt McKinley tour is only $405, while a 1½-hour tour of Knik Glacier is $245. There are several more stunning tours on offer.
Of the many Korean restaurants in Anchorage, VIP is the most popular. Try the BBQ, which comes with your choice of sizzling tender meat and about 20 side dishes, and then follow all that spice with an imported beer.
If you're in town on Thursday, check out the Food Truck Festival in Spenard, in the Chilkoot Charlie's parking lot. An eclectic mix of Asian cuisine, sandwiches, ice cream and Alaskan seafood as well as live music.
Campbell Creek Trail features some of the newest paved path in Anchorage, stretching 7 miles from Far North Bicentennial Park, under the Seward Hwy, to Dimond Blvd, with most of the ride in the Campbell Creek Greenbe...
Several companies will take you on a six-hour tour of Turnagain Arm that will include a boat cruise to the face of Portage Glacier and the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. This one will do it for $99 per person.
This clean joint serves soups and sandwiches, has a dancefloor and a lounge, and proudly displays the largest Blue Ocean TV screen on the west coast. Most nights it’s DJs, on the weekends there are live bands.
An Anchorage institution serving two dozen custom-brewed beers, including monthly specials. This is the place to refuel after climbing Flattop, with 40 gourmet pizzas on the menu, including 10 veggie pies.
This veggie-friendly cafe serves healthy breakfasts and organic salads, soups and sandwiches in a cozy, artsy atmosphere. Many vegan and gluten-free options, and really, it's one of the best brunch spots in town.
Cruise into this very cool venue (check out the mural on the lobby ceiling) where you can enjoy great microbrews, wine or even dinner while watching first-run movies as well as foreign and independent films ($4).
Eclectic and upscale, this is a grocery store with lots of organic goodies, a great deli specializing in Asian fare and seating indoors and outdoors. There’s also a midtown branch at 3700 Old Seward Hwy.
A vast, rugged land of jaw-dropping beauty and abundant wildlife, Alaska remains America’s last truly unconquered frontier...
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