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 81 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to -8 ˚F. The wettest month in Anchorage is August with 3.95 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.22 inches of rain.
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If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 379 accommodations in Anchorage that have WiFi. We have 91 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 35 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Anchorage, you'll want to pick from 387 places to stay that provide parking. We have 23 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 79 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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