Backpacker hike in Chugach State Park near Anchorage, Alaska.

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Locals like to say that Anchorage is only 30 minutes from Alaska: wedged between 5000ft peaks and an inlet filled with salmon and whales, the Big Apple of the north is unlike any other city.


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Best Neighborhoods

Anchorage’s neighborhoods offer a range of dining, nightlife, historical attractions and natural beauty. Here’s our complete guide.

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Day Trips

You might be surprised to see how much of Alaska is accessible from Anchorage.

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Money and Costs

Visiting Alaska is a bucket-list dream for a reason, but the views and iconic wildlife don't come cheap. Here's our guide to visiting Anchorage on a budget.

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Given its immense size and sparse population, Anchorage doesn't have much of a public transport system, but there are still several ways to get around.

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Free Things to Do

As you head north of the 60th parallel, prices tend to go in the opposite direction. The good news? There's plenty in Anchorage to see for free.

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