Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Spenard

Enjoy the museums and other features of Spenard. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and local tours. Sullivan Arena and Kincaid Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Spenard

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Spenard a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tony Knowles Coastal Trail (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Imaginarium - Science Discovery Center (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Elmendorf State Hatchery (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Anchorage Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Tanglewood Lakes Golf Club (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Spenard

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Spenard is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kincaid Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Pop Carr Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Arctic Benson Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Westchester Lagoon Overlook (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Lynn Ary Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Valley of the Moon Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Spenard

Fly into Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), which is 3.7 mi (5.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Spenard?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 61 holiday lettings near Spenard. From 16 Houses to 38 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Spenard for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Spenard?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Spenard:

  • Fairview: 79 holiday homes
  • North Star: 101 holiday homes
  • Sand Lake: 49 holiday homes
  • Taku / Campbell: 38 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 70 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Spenard?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Spenard. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pop Carr Park: 342 holiday lettings
  • Log Cabin Visitor Information Center: 344 holiday lettings
  • Oscar Anderson House Museum: 343 holiday lettings
  • University of Alaska - Anchorage: 347 holiday lettings
  • Moose Run Golf Course: 347 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Spenard listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Spenard?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 16 Houses in Spenard. Our other popular types of Spenard holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Spenard?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 48 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Spenard. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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