Life in Anchorage is a full-on adventure! With more than 60 glaciers in a 50-mile radius, a salmon stream in the heart of downtown, six surrounding mountain ranges, 300 miles of wilderness trails and the third largest state park in our backyard, it's no wonder. By day, dog sled across an icy glacier, spot copious wildlife, fly out to Mount McKinley and get to know Alaska’s first people. By night, enjoy hip, metropolitan amenities, abundant fresh-caught seafood and the frontier spirit of Alaska’s largest city. Our unique location allows you to pack in a lot of adventure.
Family Time is the Best Time
It's easy to spend quality family time in Anchorage, Alaska, where bears, bison and beaches mix with salmon, science and scenery for an unforgettable family vacation experience. Alaska has a unique culture and environment that can be quite fascinating for kids of all ages. Make a play date with nature through special programs for tots offered all around town. Experience life in the Last Frontier through interactive and exploratory exhibits geared for young and old.