Anchorage Essential Info


At the heart of air, road and rail travel in Alaska, Anchorage has phenomenal access to national parks and outdoor adventures. Find glaciers, 1,500 resident moose, views of Denali and 300 miles of wilderness trails in one place. The city blends the best of these natural wonders with urban amenities.


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Fun Facts

  1. 40% of the population of Alaska lives in Anchorage.
  2. Most of Anchorage’s seacoast consists mostly of a wildlife (largely bird) refuge.
  3. Moose are a common sight in Anchorage.
  4. You can see six mountain ranges from Anchorage: The Chugach, Kenai, Talkeetna, Tordrillo, Alaska and Aleutian.
  5. Anchorage has more espresso stands, per capita, than anywhere in the U.S.

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