Dec 15, 2018 - Dec 16, 2018
2 guests - 1 room
Make Anchorage your base before setting out to explore the great state of Alaska.
I only spent 24 hours in this city but I was completely blown away. It's absolutely beautiful (and I went during the "summer" time). Surprisingly the food here is incredible and there are a ton of whole in the wall restaurants for every thing you could want. Definitely a place I hope to return to.
Anchorage is a fairly bustling urban area surrounded by picturesque nature & opportunities for outdoor activities. Alaska's largest city (population around 300,000) is a center for tourism, military operations & transportation. The airport is the world's third busiest cargo hub. There are plenty of options, nearby, for hiking, fishing, camping & mountain climbing. Yet, within the city are well-known stores (including Nordstroms), a variety of restaurants, hotels (including major brands), museums & public transportation. We enjoyed Anchorage as a nice change from the smaller cities & towns of Alaska.
Flying into Anchorage you get a birds eye view of the extraordinary mountain range covered in snow. It is a majestic welcome to Alaska.