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The City of Anchorage, AK

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Anchorage is a popular city in the state of Alaska with a total of 10,692 residents living there. Anchorage is ranked as the second most populated city in Alaska and the 2403rd most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Anchorage is Wasilla, approximately 25 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Anchorage, including The Perfect Cupboard, Domino's Pizza, Seui Polynesian Restaurant, Taco Bell and Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers. For a larger selection of Anchorage restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Anchorage Arenas, Museums, Golf Courses, Botanical Gardens and/or Zoos, including the Oscar Anderson House Museum, Sullivan Arena, Russian Jack Springs Golf Course, Anchorage Museum and Alaska State Troopers Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Anchorage please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 4 airports are located in or near Anchorage:
- Anchorage Elmendorf Airport (EDF)
- Anchorage Intl Airport
- Anchorage Merrill Field Airport (MRI)
- Anchorage Ted Stevens Intl. Airport (ANC)

Anchorage, Alaska Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Anchorage
In the month of April, Anchorage experiences an average high temperature of 44 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in April are usually about 29 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.42 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Anchorage with daytime temperatures averaging 61 degrees in the summer, and 23 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Anchorage to receive an average of 0.85 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 2.36 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 86 degrees in the summer and as low as -39 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Anchorage should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 42 degrees, and nighttime lows of 28.


                                                                                    
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Anchorage, Alaska Attractions

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Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum  - Anchorage,
The Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum is a museum that is situated in Anchorage, Alaska. Its mission is to preserve, display, and honor Alaska's aviation heritage, by preserving and displaying historic aircraft, artifacts, and memorabilia, and to foster public interest in aviation and its history. The museum has several aircraft on display, a restoration hangar, flight simulators, two theatres, and a Hall of Fame.
Alaska Botanical Garden Anchorage
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Alaska Botanical Garden  - Anchorage,
The Alaska Botanical Garden is a 110 acre botanical garden located at 4601 Campbell Airstrip Road, Anchorage, Alaska in the US. The garden opened in 1993, is open year-round, and charges admission.

 

 

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Alaska Native Heritage Center  - Anchorage,
The Alaska Native Heritage Center is an educational and cultural institution for all Alaskans, located in Anchorage, Alaska. The center opened in 1999, and has become Alaska's premier interactive cultural destination. The Alaska Native Heritage Center shares the rich heritage of Alaska's 11 major cultural groups. Visitors experience Alaska Native culture first-hand through engaging storytelling, authentic Native song and dance, artist demonstrations, Native Games demonstrations and more.
Alaska State Troopers Museum Anchorage
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Alaska State Troopers Museum  - Anchorage,
The Division of Alaska State Troopers is the state police agency of Alaska. It is a division of the Alaska Department of Public Safety(DPS). The Alaska State Troopers are a full service law enforcement agency and handle both traffic and criminal law enforcement. The Alaska State Troopers are also involved in apprehending fugitives as part of the Alaska Fugitive Task Force, an inter-agency collaborative of Alaska police departments that cooperates with police agencies throughout the United States and less commonly with Interpol in apprehending wanted men and women.
Alaska Zoo Anchorage
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Alaska Zoo  - Anchorage,
The Alaska Zoo is a zoo in Anchorage, Alaska located on 25 acres of the Anchorage Hillside. It is a popular attraction in Alaska, with nearly 200,000 visitors per year.

 

 

Anchorage Golf Course Alaska
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Anchorage Golf Course  - Anchorage,
The Anchorage Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Anchorage County Alaska. Built in 1987, this Anchorage course designed by Bill Newcomb is open may 15 oct 1. Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 907-522-3363. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 3651 O'Malley Rd, Anchorage, AK 99516
Anchorage Museum Alaska
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Anchorage Museum  - Anchorage,
The Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center is a museum that is situated in downtown Anchorage in the U.S. state of Alaska. Beginning as a public-private partnership to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Alaska purchase, it opened in 1968 with an exhibition of 60 borrowed Alaska paintings and a collection of 2,500 historic and ethnographic objects loaned from the local historical society, and the museum has been enlarged several times since.
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Arctic Valley  - Anchorage,
Arctic Valley is a ski area located on Ski Bowl Road in Chugach State Park adjacent to Anchorage, Alaska.
Hilltop Anchorage Alaska
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Hilltop  - Anchorage,
Hilltop Ski Area is a ski area in Anchorage, Alaska established in 1984. Located in Far North Bicentennial Park near Chugach State Park at the base of the Chugach Mountains, Hilltop Ski Area is owned and operated by Youth Exploring Adventure, Inc., an Anchorage nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1979 to provide recreational programs for Anchorage youth.
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Oscar Anderson House Museum  - Anchorage,
The Oscar Anderson House Museum is a historical museum that is situated in downtown Anchorage in the U.S. state of Alaska. Currently located on M Street in Elderberry Park, the structure was built in 1915 by early Anchorage resident Oscar Anderson. Anderson claimed to be the 18th person to set foot on what is now Anchorage, . The structure was the first wood-frame house in Anchorage, . The Oscar Anderson House was completely restored to a 1915 appearance between 1978 and 1982 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Anchorage, Alaska Hotels

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Merrill Field Inn
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Merrill Field Inn
420 Sitka St
Anchorage, AK 99501

 

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Red Roof Inn Anchorage
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Red Roof Inn Anchorage
1104 E 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK

 

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Travelodge Hotel Anchorage
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Travelodge Hotel Anchorage
720 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK

 

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Econo Inn
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Econo Inn
642 E Fifth Ave
Anchorage, AK 99510

 

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Chelsea Inn Hotel
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Chelsea Inn Hotel
3836 Spenard Road
Anchorage, AK 99507

 

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Sourdough Lodge Anchorage
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Sourdough Lodge Anchorage
801 Erickson Street
Anchorage, AK

 

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Black Angus Inn
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Black Angus Inn
1430 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK 99501

 

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Alaska Backpackers Inn
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Alaska Backpackers Inn
327 Eagle Street
Anchorage, AK 99501

 

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Sheraton Anchorage Hotel And Spa
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Sheraton Anchorage Hotel And Spa
401 E 6th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501

 

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Guesthouse Inn & Suites Anchorage
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Guesthouse Inn & Suites Anchorage
321 East 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501

 

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Anchorage, Alaska Restaurants

This is a list of Anchorage Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers
2323 East 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907)279-8271
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Taco Bell
2351 East 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907)258-3600
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Domino's Pizza
1028 East 5th Avenue Suite E
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907)258-3030
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Taco Bell
1901 Parkside Drive
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907)376-7968
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Seui Polynesian Restaurant
828 East 9th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907)929-5219
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The Perfect Cupboard
3101 Penland Parkway Suite F2
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907)277-7744
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O'Toole's Lounge & Restaurant
720 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907)277-1511
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Rodeway Inn Anchorage
720 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907)277-1511
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Akn Samovar Inn
720 Gambell St
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907)277-1511
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Ski & Benny Pizza
820 Bilbo Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907)274-8054
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Anchorage Articles

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Anchorage, Alaska: Big City Meets Rugged Frontier
Published October 13, 2010

Anchorage is filled with museums and sightseeing spots, and we took in as many as possible. Anchorage manages to strike a perfect balance between big city and small town.

 

Seward, Alaska: A Quaint Port Town
Published October 13, 2010

Seward is much more than simply a cruise port. What we found was a warm and welcoming population, an amazing amount of history and a picturesque fishing village.

 

Regent Seven Seas Alaskan Cruise Vacation
Published September 7, 2010

Extraordinary Alaskan cruise from Seward to Vancouver on the luxurious Regent Seven Seas with rainforests in Sitka, glaciers, the Aleutian Islands and tours throughout the Inside Passage.

 

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Anchorage, Alaska Videos

Adventure Apparel At Hotel Captain Cook

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Published: 07/26/2011

By: AlaskaChannel

 

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Ice Spa At The Sheraton Anchorage Hotel

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Published: 07/25/2011

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Historic Anchorage Hotel

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Published: 05/28/2010

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Hotel Captain Cook - Anchorage Alaska

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Published: 06/11/2008

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Alaska - Denali And Seward

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Published: 07/04/2012

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Published: 07/02/2012

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Alaska Railroad Tours

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Published: 06/27/2012

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Driving North Of Anchorage

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Published: 06/25/2012

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Published: 06/22/2012

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Phillips Cruises & Tours: Follow Our Jour...

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Published: 05/04/2012

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