Go Back  Fodor's Travel Talk Forums > Destinations > United States
Reload this Page >

Anchorage Alaska top must do ro see while there-help, your opinion is needed!

Anchorage Alaska top must do ro see while there-help, your opinion is needed!

Old Aug 1st, 2007, 04:34 PM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 359
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Anchorage Alaska top must do ro see while there-help, your opinion is needed!

Hi

My hubby wants to know if there is anything he must see or do when he is in Anchorage in a few weeks. He is excited to go but will only be ther for the day. Any must do's or must see's or must eats in this city. ANy advice on what to bring besides the usual stuff. Whenever I ask on Fodors websites I always get great suggestions on places to go that I have never heard of so we thought we would try it again. So what are your top 5??

Thanks for your time
hubbyof5
Momof5 is offline  
Old Aug 1st, 2007, 04:43 PM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 3,355
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
With only one day in Anchorage, the Alaska Native Heritage Center <http://www.alaskanative.net/> is pretty interesting. It would definitely be on my list of things to do. Figure 2-3 hours to see it properly.
Orlando_Vic is offline  
Old Aug 1st, 2007, 04:52 PM
  #3  
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 1,991
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I love Alaska If I could go back to Anchorage only for 1 day This is what I would do. Portage Glacier/Alyeska As long as he has a full day. This tour is 7 hours.

http://www.graylinealaska.com/sights...roduct_id/1729
hpeabody is online now  
Old Aug 1st, 2007, 05:50 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 1,854
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Looks of options, depending on time:

1) Flightsee out of Lake Hood in a float plane. They also have fly out fishing.

2) Rent a a car and head to Portage Glacier, Girdwood, Alyeska -- same as the tour but it's better on your own -- you can stop and watch the sheep and maybe even whales along Turnagain Arm. East at the Double Musky in Girdwood.

3) Heritage Center

4) A super ambitious type could drive to Talkeetna and flightsee Denali..

Although rentals cars can be pricey, the roads are good and it's hard to get lost.

5) If he's a hiker there is a great variety from strenuous alpine workouts like Bird Ridge or Flattop Mt -- or light hiking like the Coastal Trail or the Eagle River Nature Center.
repete is offline  
Old Aug 6th, 2007, 10:04 PM
  #5  
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 116
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Full day? Several options:
Museum downtown, Ak Native Hertitage Center, hiking or biking @ Coastal Trail, Earthquake Park, etc, fishing at Bird Creek (not too far from Anchorage), Portage Glacier visitors center, wander around downtown/shop at the local stores, Wildlife Refuge near Portage, visit Girdwood/Alyeska, etc.
amdc is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
kgb727
United States
7
Apr 9th, 2016 01:58 PM
exparrot
United States
8
Dec 3rd, 2011 09:16 PM
moezbud
United States
5
Jul 1st, 2008 07:54 AM
thedoctor49
United States
5
Dec 21st, 2004 01:01 PM
brandonmichael
United States
8
Jul 31st, 2003 09:59 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Do Not Sell My Personal Information


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:49 PM.