Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage is a city in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is located northeast of the Alaska Peninsula, Kodiak Island, and Cook Inlet, due north of the Kenai Peninsula, northwest of Prince William Sound and Alaska Panhandle.

Anchorage is set in the heart of great Alaska wilderness and offers sightseeing opportunities and also fishing, hiking, trekking, wildlife viewing, flight seeing, day cruises, kayaking, canoeing and scenic day trips. One of the most popular trips is to take the train up into Denali National Park and Mt. McKinley.

Anchorage has world-class entertainment, sporting events, countless festivals and a jamming local music scene. Downtown streets are lined with galleries, specialty shops and outdoor displays that showcase the unique works of Alaska's finest artists.

Mild winter climate, snow-covered mountains and forests, an award-winning trail system, and miles of untracked snow create the ideal conditions for winter activities such as alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, dog sledding, ice fishing, snowshoeing and more.

Things to See & Do

* Denali National Park
* Mt McKinley
* Fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing
* Porterage Glacier
* Winter alpine activities

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language - English
Land Area – 8,430.4 km²
Population – 278,241 approx
Electricity – 110 vlt 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus nine hours
International Country Telephone Code - 1

Port Location – Cruise ships dock in Seward and are transferred by rail, coach or tram to Anchorage.

Transport Links - Anchorage is centrally located with more than 280 flights serviced daily by domestic and international airlines. Anchorage can also be reached from anywhere in North America via the Alaska Highway.

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Cruises from Anchorage, Alaska

Cruise Date Duration
Mariner, Natural Beauty & Tlingit Heritage ex Anchorage to Vancouver 25/05/22 7 nts
Mariner, Gold Seekers & Whale Watchers ex Anchorage to Vancouver 08/06/22 7 nts
Sylvia Earle, Aleutian Islands ex Anchorage to Tokyo 22/06/22 15 nts
Mariner, Rainforest & Rugged Coasts ex Anchorage to Vancouver 22/06/22 7 nts
Serenity, Gold & Glaciers ex Anchorage to Vancouver 30/06/22 7 nts
Mariner, 49th State Salute ex Anchorage to Vancouver 06/07/22 7 nts
Sylvia Earle, Wrangell Island ex Anchorage Return 19/07/22 15 nts
Mariner, Mendenhall Glacier Quest ex Anchorage to Vancouver 20/07/22 7 nts
Sylvia Earle, Wrangell Island ex Anchorage Return 01/08/22 15 nts
Mariner, Eagles, Puffins & Sandpipers ex Anchorage to Vancouver 03/08/22 7 nts
Sylvia Earle, Kamchatka & Chukotka ex Anchorage to Tokyo 14/08/22 16 nts
Mariner, Beacon Of The North Pacific ex Anchorage to Vancouver 17/08/22 7 nts
Mariner, Magnificent Juneau ex Anchorage to Vancouver 31/08/22 7 nts
Mariner, Brown Bears & King Salmon ex Anchorage to Vancouver 14/09/22 7 nts
Explorer, 7 Nights Magnificent Hubbard Glacier ex Seward to Vancouver 07/06/23 7 nts
Explorer, 7 Nights Adventure On Sitka Bay ex Seward to Vancouver 21/06/23 7 nts
Explorer, 7 Nights Luxury On The Frontier ex Seward to Vancouver 05/07/23 7 nts
Explorer, 7 Nights Way Of The Tlingit ex Seward to Vancouver 19/07/23 7 nts
Explorer, 7 Nights Rails, Whales & Tales ex Seward to Vancouver 02/08/23 7 nts
Explorer, 7 Nights Inside Passage Discovery ex Seward to Vancouver 16/08/23 7 nts
Explorer, 7 Nights Otters, Bears & Bald Eagles ex Seward to Vancouver 30/08/23 7 nts
Explorer, 7 Nights Autumn On The Frontier ex Seward to Vancouver 13/09/23 7 nts