About Anchorage


Let's have a look around into background of Anchorage
  • County:  Anchorage Municipality
  • State:  Alaska
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 61.2180556
  • Longitude: -149.9002778
  • Time zone: America/Anchorage
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8 hours

Weather in Anchorage

  • Climate: Subarctic climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to September

Location

Alaska’s most populous city, Anchorage is situated in the south-central portion of Alaska

Distance from Anchorage center to Airport

Airport:  Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

Driving Distance:  6 miles /9 km

Driving Time: 11 minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
  • Rail:  Alaska Railroad
  • Road: Bus – People Mover

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Fairbanks,
  • Dawson City

Emergency Contact Numbers in Anchorage city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911

Airport: +1 907-266-2526

Rail road: +1 800-266-8625

Hospital:  +1 907-276-1131

Events

Let’s see what Anchorage city has to offer to the tourists

  • The Fur Rendezvous Festival
  • Mayor’s Marathon
  • Anchorage International Film Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • WestChester lagoon
  • Hilltop Ski Area
  • Alaska Zoo

Theatre & Concerts

  • Alaska Centre for the Performing Arts 
  • Anchorage  Symphony Orchestra

Visit Top Restaurants in Anchorage

  • Bridge Sea food restaurant
  • Jen’s Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Anchorage

  • Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall
  • Qiviut

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum
  • Oscar Anderson House Museum
  • Kincaid Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Grilled Pheasant sausage – Jen’s Restaurant
  • Breakfast Buffets – Bridge Sea Food Restaurant
  • Gyros – Glacier Brewhouse

Sports Club

Kansas City Royals

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $3.00 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $2.75 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $1,709
  • Cheap meal: $15.00
  • Gasoline: $0.69 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $60.00

Information about Honolulu

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Pearl City,
  • Ewa Beach

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Honolulu International Airport (HNL / PHNL).
  • Rail:  Amtrak
  • Road: Bus-- Public bus transit

Airport

Airport: Honolulu International Airport (HNL / PHNL).

Driving Distance: 7 miles/11 km

Driving Time: 31 minutes

Languages: English, Hawaiian

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 
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