Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska and is best known as a base town for exploring the incredible wilderness surrounding the city.
The city provides easy access to the breathtaking Kenai Fjords National Park, which is packed with glaciers, lakes and wildlife, and the beautiful Chugach State Park and National Forest, which has dense forests, mountains and lakes. Both national parks have great hiking trails and camping options.
Top things to do in the city of Anchorage include visiting the Alaska Native Heritage Center, which displays traditional crafts and replicas houses of local indigenous groups, visiting the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and exploring the Anchorage Museum, which details local history.
The best time to visit Anchorage is in the summer months of June, July and August, when the weather is warm and exploring the national parks.
While there are many vacation rentals in Alaska, a stay in an Anchorage vacation home is truly special. The town and surrounding area are packed with outdoor adventures. Anchorage is Alaska's largest city, and is known for its many cultural sites, such as the Alaska Native Heritage Centre, or find out more about the rich history of the area at the Anchorage Museum.
The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is a beautiful walk, and one that is popular with visitors. The 11-mile trail is also a great spot for biking, and boasting incredible scenery along the way. Nearby are the Kenai Fjords and Lake Clark National Park, both which provide beautiful views of the Alaskan landscape.
Staying in a vacation rental in Anchorage allows guests to make use of the many facilities in town, plus all of what the Cook Inlet and beyond has to offer. There is a range of house rental options in town, however, many people choose a Anchorage cabin rental to soak up the rustic atmosphere with friends and family.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Anchorage. The warmest months in Anchorage are June and July, when temperatures reach 90 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -9 ˚F. The wettest month in Anchorage is April with 3.57 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.01 inches of rain.
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At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. Anchorage has 1,041 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Anchorage is available at $10 per night. The average price of a rental is around $143 per night.
If you have to have an internet connection during your time in Anchorage, then you can choose from over 287 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 92 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Choose from 31 places to stay that provide gym options, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Anchorage, you'll want to pick from 300 places to stay that provide parking. We track 23 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 64 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
We combine a wide variety of Anchorage accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 264 places to stay from Airbnb, 37 accommodations from Priceline and 21 places to stay from Agoda.
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