Discover Anchorage

293.5 thousand

Anchorage, Alaska is the most populous city in the state of Alaska and situated on the coast of the Cook Inlet. It is known for its rugged beauty, majestic mountains and stunning wildlife, making it a popular tourist destination. With a population of nearly 300,000 people, Anchorage offers a vibrant culture that is full of outdoor adventures. There are plenty of activities to do all year round such as skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing in winter or hiking and kayaking in summer.

For those looking to explore Anchorage's cultural side there are many galleries featuring traditional art from local artists as well as museums showcasing Native American heritage and history. Take some time out to explore one of Anchorage's beautiful parks or take an educational journey with a guided tour run by knowledgeable locals.

No visit would be complete without visiting two must-see attractions - Denali National Park & Preserve and Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve providing breathtaking views for all kinds nature lovers alike!

Best time to visit

Month Temp (Min/Max) Avg. Weather Touristy Mark
January -9°C / -6°C
February -8°C / -4°C
March -7°C / -1°C
April -1°C / 5°C
May 6°C / 12°C
June 10°C / 15°C
July 12°C / 18°C
August 11°C / 17°C
September 7°C / 13°C
October 3°C / 6°C
November -5°C / -2°C
December -7°C / -4°C