Anchorage Alaska Tourism

Anchorage Alaska Tourism
Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska and one of the largest cities in the world by land area. It is a wonderful place to visit if you love to experience the outdoors and hike trails.
 

Trails

Anchorage boasts an extensive trail system that was named one of the best in the United States by Bicycling Magazine and the American Hiking Society.

 
 

Chugach State Park

Chugach State Park is the third-largest state park in the U.S., and you're liable to see eagles, moose, grizzly bears, wolves and lynx while there.

Glaciers

Portage Glacier is the most popular glacier in Alaska to visit and is 50 miles south of Anchorage. It includes the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center.

Water Sports

There are several river guides and outfitters in Anchorage that will help you go river rafting, kayaking, canoeing, motorboating, jet skiing or sailing.

Golf

There are seven golf courses in the Anchorage area. The golf season is May to September and, thanks to an abundance of daylight during the height of summer, you can even golf at midnight.

 

Article Written By Darin McGilvra

Darin McGilvra is a writer in Southern California. He has been a writer since 1997. He worked as a sports writer and copy editor for newspapers for more than 12 years before becoming a freelance writer. His articles have appeared recently in "The Californian" newspaper in Temecula, Calif. McGilvra holds a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics education from Northwest Nazarene College.

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