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Destination guide

The arty area of Anchorage awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and festivals with a rental holiday home in Anchorage. Renowned for its hiking, wildlife and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Sullivan Arena and Kincaid Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Anchorage

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Anchorage a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Imaginarium - Science Discovery Center (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Tony Knowles Coastal Trail (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Elmendorf State Hatchery (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Hillberg Ski Area (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Anchorage Golf Course (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Anchorage

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Anchorage is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kincaid Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Town Square Municipal Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • The Rooftop (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Delaney Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Tony Knowles Coastal Trail (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Ship Creek Viewing Platform (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Anchorage

Fly into Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), the closest airport, located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.), which is 4.2 mi (6.8 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot.

How many holiday rentals are available around Anchorage?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 475 holiday lettings around Anchorage. From 138 flats & apartments to 206 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Anchorage?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Anchorage. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sand Lake: 34 holiday homes
  • Northeast Anchorage: 20 holiday homes
  • Downtown Anchorage: 53 holiday homes
  • South Addition: 64 holiday homes
  • Taku - Campbell: 24 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Anchorage! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Anchorage?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Anchorage with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Palmer: 93 holiday lettings
  • Girdwood: 145 holiday lettings
  • Kenai: 280 holiday lettings
  • Willow: 138 holiday lettings
  • Moose Pass: 195 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Anchorage?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Anchorage are:

  • Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.): 258 self catering accommodations
  • Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field): 275 self catering accommodations
  • Wasilla, AK (WWA): 143 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Anchorage?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Anchorage. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Log Cabin Visitor Information Center: 269 holiday rentals
  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center: 145 holiday rentals
  • Oscar Anderson House Museum: 270 holiday rentals
  • Lake Hood Harbor: 260 holiday rentals
  • University of Alaska - Anchorage: 274 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Anchorage listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Anchorage

Sand Lake
34 holiday rentals
Northeast Anchorage
20 holiday rentals
Downtown Anchorage
53 holiday rentals
South Addition
64 holiday rentals
Taku - Campbell
24 holiday rentals
North Star
83 holiday rentals
Fairview
60 holiday rentals
Abbott Loop
26 holiday rentals
Bayshore - Klatt
28 holiday rentals
Turnagain
47 holiday rentals
Huffman - O' Malley
15 holiday rentals
Mid-Hillside
15 holiday rentals
Campbell Park
16 holiday rentals
University Area
16 holiday rentals
Midtown Anchorage
65 holiday rentals
Spenard
57 holiday rentals
Mountain View
16 holiday rentals
Rogers Park
35 holiday rentals
Tudor Area
21 holiday rentals
Airport Heights Community Council
24 holiday rentals