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Alaska Federation of Natives 2018 Experience

Welcome to Anchorage! The Alaska Federation of Natives will be holding its annual convention in Anchorage, and we couldn’t be more excited. For 52 years, AFN has been representing and positively impacting the community. The convention addresses important public policy and government issues. It gives the Alaska Native community a voice and opportunity to participate…

Closest Breweries

There is no doubt about – Alaskans love their craft brew! While there are many options to choose from, we’ve created a list of the 5 the closest breweries to our Anchorage Hotel. Enjoy! Resolution Brewing Company .7 miles from hotel 3024 Mountain View Dr, Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 330-4523 Website 49th State Brewing Co…

Enjoy Comfort and Value at Aptel Studio Hotel

Whether you’re traveling with family, traveling for business or traveling alone, Aptel Studio Hotel is ready to meet your each and every need during your visit to Anchorage. Every room in our extended stay hotel features a kitchenette with all the kitchen basics, and guests have a choice between a single or double queen room….

Blueberry Festival

Hosted by the nearby Alyeska Resort, the annual blueberry festival takes place throughout August and it’s the right place to find the biggest, most delicious, and juiciest blueberries of the season. Up to 4,000 people flock to the small town of Girdwood every year for August’s weekends activities that pay tribute to one of Alaska’s…

Anchorage RunFest

Summer is running season in Alaska, and RunFest is a collection of top-rated events with options for every age and ability. From elite runners that travel to Anchorage from around the world to new runners looking for one of the most gorgeous 5ks in the country, there’s something for everyone. It’s also a great time…

An Anchorage Fourth

Anchorage and nearby towns go all-out celebrating the Fourth of July with a patriotic spirit. The party gets started early in nearby Eagle River with a fete hosted by the Eagle River Lions Club on July 3rd. A full day of food, games, and live entertainment at Eagle River Lions Park ensures you get the…

Summer Solstice Celebrations

There’s no better time to visit Anchorage than during summer solstice. Celebrations take place throughout the month, making your stay even more special. June 21 marks 22 incredible hours of daylight, and you can bet the locals will help you make the most of the experience. The primary celebration takes place June 23 with the…

Treat Mom This Mother’s Day

Are you spending Mother’s Day in Anchorage with a special Mom in your life? The Cattle Company might not sound like the most decadent of destinations, but they offer a fantastic Mother’s Day Brunch. Prime rib is prepared on an open flame, and the sides are homemade with the finest local ingredients. Others praise the…

Anchorage Goes All Out for Cinco de Mayo

Some visitors don’t think there will be much Cinco de Mayo revelry in Alaska, but it’s one of the biggest party weekends of the season. Celebrating the Mexican army’s victory over the French in 1862, the holiday has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture—and nobody does it better than the Carnival at Tequila 61….

Don’t Miss the Alyeska Slush Cup

Every third weekend in April, revelers from around the world flock to Alaska for the Alyeska Slush Cup. It’s a favorite for skiers who show up in crazy costumes to tackle the steep, winding snowy hills. The ultimate goal? Build up enough speed to skid across the frozen pond without falling in. Few make it,…