Tourist Attractions in Anchorage, AK

Anchorage is the most populous city in the entire state and is home to more than 40 percent of the entire population in Alaska. Nicknamed as the City of Lights and Flowers, the city is known for having extremely long days during the summer, averaging at 19.5 hours, and short days (usually five) in the winter. During the summer, tourists often flock the city to go arctic biking or fjord touring. In the winter, activities such as skiing, dog sledding or skijoring (a combination of both) are common. Aside from winter sports, wildlife viewing is also another popular activity. The city is also home to various parks and recreation centers including the Alaska Native Heritage Center, the Alaska Botanical Garden, Alaska Zoo, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge, among many others. Unofficial sources state that an estimated four million tourists have visited Anchorage back in 2004.

There are 42 tourist attractions found in Anchorage, AK. This is 16% of all tourist attractions listed in Alaska. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Anchorage. You may find a list of all categories of Anchorage attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Anchorage of that type.

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