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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Anchorage. The hottest month in Anchorage is May, when temperatures peak at 75 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -18 ˚F. The wettest month in Anchorage is August with 3.85 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.01 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 4368 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Anchorage, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Anchorage is available at $10 per night. A typical accommodation in Anchorage costs on average $130 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Anchorage can pick from 804 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 190 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 74 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Anchorage by car, be sure to choose from 812 accommodations that provide parking. 46 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 176 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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