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Spooky Events For Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and there’s all kinds of events this month to celebrate! Fright Nite Manor Fright Nite Manor is one of the longest running haunted houses in Anchorage and it is terrifying.  New horrors are located around every corner of the 10,000 square foot mansion, and you won’t be spared from any…

Drop-Dead Delicious Desserts

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, don’t miss some of the best desserts in Anchorage! Jen’s Restaurant View this post on Instagram This is the kind of #mousse I like. Not like the one who stomped my dog. @mwstudios #grubbin #dessert #notsharing #jensrestaurant A post shared by Lamont Alexander Pierce (@motownphillly) on May 9, 2012…

Anchorage’s Must-See Museums

Check out some of Anchorage’s best museums while you’re in town!   Anchorage Museum View this post on Instagram Masks are created for many different reasons including ceremonies and celebrations. In Alaska, some masks are traditionally made of driftwood and whalebone, while others could be made of cedar and birch or materials that are locally…

The Best Spots To View The Northern Lights

From September to April, you can see the Northern Lights in Anchorage – and you won’t want to miss the opportunity! The Downtown Viewpoint The easiest spot is right in downtown Anchorage.  A little parking lot near Earthquake Park, it offers a clear view of the skies with minimal lighting nearby, so that you can see…

Coming Up: Alaska State Fair

The end of summer is near and that means it’s carnival season! The Alaska State Fair will be in nearby Palmer from August 22nd to September 2nd, and it’s so much fun that you’ll definitely want to attend while you’re in town! Food View this post on Instagram Deep fried cheesecake with strawberries and whipped…

Coming Up: Alyeska Resort Blueberry Festival

It’s blueberry season! Spend a day with the family at the Alyeska Resort Blueberry Festival, trying great food, looking at the work of local artisans, playing games, and enjoying live music! Entertainment View this post on Instagram Bears, birds, and bakers rejoice – it's berry season! From Utqiagvik to Juneau, Alaskans love spending time in…

Get Active In Anchorage

Don’t let your exercise routine fall by the wayside while you’re traveling! Instead, try some of Anchorage’s fun and unique fitness classes and mix up your standard exercise routine.  There’s so many fun options in town, it won’t even feel like a work-out! Bootcamp Games @ YMCA YMCA Alaska offers a wide variety of fitness…

The Anchorage Coffee Scene Is Hard To Beat

People may know Seattle as the coffee city, but Anchorage has more than its own fair share of connoisseurs. Check out some of the best places to get your morning caffeine! The Black Cup View this post on Instagram Have a wonderful 4th of a July weekend full of fun and delicious coffee! Our cafe…

Say Goodbye To Whale Fat Follies

It’s been a hysterically funny 33 year run, but the time has come. Mr. Whitekey’s hit comedy show, Whale Fat Follies, is finishing one final season at the Hard Rock Cafe and they’re pulling out all the stops.  Whether you’ve seen the show before or this is your first time, you are not going to want…

Anchorage Is Going Patriotic For Independence Day!

Are you wondering how you’ll celebrate the 4th of July while you’re visiting Anchorage? Every year, Anchorage goes all out for Independence Day with their 4th of July Celebration, starting on July 3rd, and you’re not going to want to miss a minute! July 3rd Head to the Eagle River Lions Park on July 3rd…