Up for an adventure in Anchorage? Here are the best things to do when you visit the land of scenic views and abundant natural resources:
Alaska is known of its impressive supply of salmon, Dungeness crab, halibut, shellfish, and shrimp. Have a taste of the freshest catch here in Anchorage, or leave some to be posted home for a savory treat of the best of Alaskan seafood.
- Organic Soaps
Get into the organic craze with the famous Denali Dreams Soap Co. for soaps infused with natural ingredients like essential and fragrance oils, herbs, and spices.
- Wines and Beers
The presence of local craft brewers, drink, and wine manufacturers making great beverages, you can have a taste of the finest flavors that Alaska has to offer and take home a bottle or two to enjoy for the coming holidays.
- Native People and Art
Get to know the heart of Alaska when you visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center where their traditions, cultures, and language are well preserved for both locals and tourists to love. Get to see native merchandise like hand-woven birch baskets, locally made clothes and accessories, and bring home an Ulu knife as an iconic Alaskan souvenir.
- Anchorage Museum
Visit the largest museum in the city and get to know more of Alaska’s rich history.
- Look for Gold
Try your hand at gold panning and get the chance to hit the jackpot at Crow Creek and/or Indian Valley.
- The Northern Lights
With luck and a planned trip from September through April, wait for the northern lights to color the night sky which can be visibly seen at the Girdwood, Knik River Area, and Eklutna Trailrace.
Alaska’s abundance in natural resources is not only limited to seafood but it is also home to various dazzling wildlife like giant moose, bears, bison, and orcas that trail along shallow seas. For outdoor enthusiasts and wildlife fanatics, they can put definitely put Alaska as a must-see-must-do country.
- Floatplane Ride
Cover more sights to see by going on a floatplane to see mountains, fly over glaciers, and see vast open lands filled with wildlife from your view on the plane.
Your trip to Alaska will not be complete without seeing any of its magnificent glaciers that put Alaskan glaciers the most visited in the world. Mendenhall, Hubbard, and Matanuska are just some of the great glaciers that will complete your Alaskan holiday.
Real Estate in Anchorage, Alaska is an increasing demand for its rise in the local population with Alaska’s economy slowly rising up for the demand for oil and natural gas.
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