Alaska - Anchorage & Around (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Anchorage & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Alaska guide-book.

Anchorage isn’t simply a big city on the edge of the wilderness, but rather a big city in the wil-derness, and it manages to mingle hiking trails and traffic jams, small art galleries and Big Oil, like no other city.

  • spending an afternoon at the Anchorage Museum, soaking up Alaskan culture and art
  • maps
  • pedaling the scenic Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, with views of the Alaska Range, on the way to Kincaid Park
  • transport
  • enjoying a fine, fresh meal while taking in the mountains on the deck of Jack Sprat in Gird-wood
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Anchorage & Around, Seward Highway, Girdwood & Around, Portage Glacier, Glenn Highway, Palmer.

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