Welcome to Anchorage, the gateway to wild Alaska! Home to world famous scenery, history, and outdoor adventure everywhere you look, Anchorage is the ultimate vacation destination for nature, history, and photography lovers. From the shimmering waters of Prince William Sound to the tallest peaks of the Chugach Mountains, Anchorage includes the wildest outdoor adventures and coolest urban appeals that create larger-than-life memories and experiences.
Explore the culture of native tribes such as the Athabaskan or Tlingit at the Native Heritage Center, or head over to Mat-Su Valley for some outdoor winter sports! Take a ride on the famous Deluxe Dome Railcars or Alaska Tour Lines motor coach for easy transportation and fact-filled tours of the geographical state, or maybe even just enjoy some authentic local foods such as reindeer chili or Alaskan Wild Salmon. Try not to get lost on your journey within the six million acres of wild land at Denali National Park, although once you catch a glimpse of the famous peak, you might not want to leave. Head to Valdez to see the start of the 800-mile long engineering feat that is the Trans-Alaskan Pipeline or maybe spend a day in Fairbanks at Alaska's only research and teaching facility, the University of Alaska Museum.
Whatever you decide to do on your Alaskan vacation be sure to bring plenty of layers of warmth for the unpredictable weather, cameras for the astounding scenery, and a sense of adventure for all the raw, untouched, and beautiful sights you are bound to encounter.