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Things to do in Anchorage

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The top 4 attractions in Anchorage

Of Touristic Interest in Anchorage
William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery
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Visiting Alaska in the summer and not seeing salmon would be a sin. The best place to see salmon up close, without having to catch them, is at the William Jack Hernandez farm. It lies on the banks of Ship Creek, and can stroll around the grounds of the farm to see how salmon are raised, in an environment as similar as possible to their natural habitat. This farm produces more than 6 million salmon every year.
Of Touristic Interest in Anchorage
Seward Highway
This road connects the cities of Anchorage and Seward, and was named a national scenic highway in 2000. It runs for about 200 km, partly skirting the coast, with amazing viewpoints over Turnagain Bay.
Bays in Anchorage
Cook Inlet
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Sleeping Lady and Mt. Mckinley
Theaters in Anchorage

The best things to do in Anchorage

If you are someone who believes that there is only snow in Alaska, think again! There is a whole range of amazing Anchorage attractions. Known as the City of Moose because of the abundance of these curious creatures, what to do in Anchorage is a question with more answers than you can imagine!

The glaciers and fjords of Prince William Sound or the half million hectares of the Chugach State Park should be at the top of your list of things to see in Anchorage. But there are plenty more Anchorage activities than just the local natural park. Westchester Lagoon, in the heart of the city, and Lake Hood are two of the most beautiful places to visit in Anchorage proper.

And don't forget that there are plenty of cultural things to do in Anchorage as well. The city has numerous museums, including the Alaska Museum of Natural History, the Alaska Aviation Museum and the Alaska Native Heritage Center, which summarizes the history of the largest state in the USA.

As you can see, there's no shortage of attractions in Anchorage. But if you're still not convinced, check out these tips and recommendations shared by real minube users to find out all the best stuff to do in Anchorage.