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Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00
 
Private Tour: Anchorage 3-Hour Tour
"This fun 3-hour adventure starts from a pickup location of your choice. First you'll visit historic Ship Creek where Anchorage was first settled as a tent city in 1911. Here you'll find a thriving urban salmon stream where downtown anglers often catch salmon on their lunch breaks from work. This is also the location of the Anchorage rail terminal for the historic Alaska Railroad.Your guide will then take you to Earth where you can take in the stunning view of the Anchorage skyline set against the backdrop of the Chugach Mountains and Cook Inlet. You may even catch sight of a moose along the roadway! Next stop at the busiest seaplane base in the world Lake Hood. Watch as local bush pilots expertly land their planes and taxi to their landing docks. Following this stop you'll visit the incomparable Turnagain Arm and Beluga Point. Take in the majestic scenery and scout for Beluga whales
From $345.00
 
Private Tour: Anchorage 3-Hour Tour
"This fun 3-hour adventure starts from a pickup location of your choice. First you'll visit historic Ship Creek where Anchorage was first settled as a tent city in 1911. Here you'll find a thriving urban salmon stream where downtown anglers often catch salmon on their lunch breaks from work. This is also the location of the Anchorage rail terminal for the historic Alaska Railroad.Your guide will then take you to Earth where you can take in the stunning view of the Anchorage skyline set against the backdrop of the Chugach Mountains and Cook Inlet. You may even catch sight of a moose along the roadway! Next stop at the busiest seaplane base in the world Lake Hood. Watch as local bush pilots expertly land their planes and taxi to their landing docks. Following this stop you'll visit the incomparable Turnagain Arm and Beluga Point. Take in the majestic scenery and scout for Beluga whales
From $345.00

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Portage Glacier

The Portage Pass Trail is a short, relatively easy, and well-maintained USFS trail that gives amazing views. Of all the trails you will hike in Alaska, this one provides the best "bang for your buck"...
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Chugach Mountains

Hiking Flat Top was a routine for the friends in Anchorage that I was visiting so they had no problems. For a flat-lander like me from Florida, it was a heck of a workout! The motivation to make it to...
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Alaska Zoo

The Alaska zoo is a little different to other Zoos, as it takes in sick and injured animals and rehabilitates them. We had a look at the Zoo as its too hot in Australia to see the cooler climate...
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Iditarod

Sure, the start line is where the excitement is, but you will get a better views and thinner crowds if you move a bit down the track! My experience was that it was easy to find free curbside parking...
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Native Heritage

There is a free trolley bus from downtown Anchorage to this place, although once you get your bearings around downtown Anchorage it hardly seems worth it as it’s only a short walk from the train...
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Potters Marsh

Just at the southern edge of Anchorage, where the Seward Highway meets Turnagain Arm, is a large expanse of open wetlands. A wooden walkway has been constructed that allows you to walk out into the...
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Saturday Market

The Downtown Saturday Market attracts vendors from all over the state. White tents line the way overlooking Ship Creek and parts of the Alaskan Railroad Depot. Eliminate the middle man department...
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Fur Rondy

You may want to consider coming up here in the winter for the special events that take place at this time. Big events in Anchorage include the Iditarod (more written about this on my Alaska page),...
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Mudflats

Sometimes you might encounter Moose, I heard a story of some kids throwing rocks at the Moose, then an innocent person came along later and the Moose was annoyed and killed this person. They can be...
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RickinDutch

"Not Alaska - But You Can See It From Here"
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kaloz

"Alaskan Fun Starts Here"
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"Anchorage, Alaska: A Great City in The Great Land"
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"My 2 Alaskas"
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"Anchorage - Gateway to Wild Alaska"
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