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Best things to do in Anchorage

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Cinema
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“You can go to the grill side and enjoy delicious food and drinks, or catch a movie while you eat delicious pizza and drink local craft brew. ”
162 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Anchorage's Favorite Pizza pub. They also have great salads and other appetizers. Local brew. ”
137 locals recommend
History Museum
“A nice place to see all about Alaska before and now, how people use to live, all about the northern the lights, the salmon, the king crab, fishing, hunting, oil extraction, Barrow the top of the world etc must visit.”
114 locals recommend
Mountain
“Most popular hike in Anchorage! Check the weather and conditions and bring mosquito spray and some water and snacks!”
86 locals recommend
Park
“Awesome place to explore the wilderness within the city. Great trail access for bikers, hikers, and frisbee golfers. One of the few places you can walk along the beach in Anchorage.”
96 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Snow City Cafe has been amazing for years! It’s busy for a reason. Plan on waiting 20-30 minutes but it’s worth it. ”
89 locals recommend
Cultural Center
“Beautiful setting around lake with examples of various Alaskans cultural regions. ”
71 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This is our all time favorite for the herb crusted Halibut! We love the atmosphere and the smell of the open wood oven! Make a reservation for sure! Usually same day if you call early.”
71 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great restaurant and bar- my favorite calamari and bloody mary in Anchorage. They are known for their bacon of the month and tots.”
67 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This bakery has two locations, both tucked away in neighborhoods. This is truly a local favorite that’s worth hunting down. The pastries are worth the stop. They also have limited gluten free options.”
72 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great views and upscale. The next dessert here is the amazing key lime pie! ”
65 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Decent food and the roof top restaurant and bar has the best view in Anchorage of Cook Inlet. There's usually a wait here in the summer so it's good to call ahead. ”
54 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall is about a 10 minute drive to the downtown area. They have JC Penney's, nordstrom's, Victoria secret, And many other retail stores within the mall.”
33 locals recommend
Zoo
“$20 car load entry, best $20 ever spent to see Alaska wildlife in open outside enclosures for rescued wildlife. ”
50 locals recommend
Bar
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“The best salmon spread in Anchorage is served at Humpy's. Live music available later in the evenings and a large selection of beers on tap.”
48 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Works by local artists fill this airy coffeehouse that offers baked goods, vegan options & Wifi. They have amazing soups & sandwiches here!”
62 locals recommend