Cruise Ports Alaska - Anchorage (PDF Chapter)
This is the Anchorage chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cruise Ports Alaska guide-book.
Wedged between 5000ft peaks and an inlet filled with salmon and whales, the Big Apple of the north is unlike any other city. Dive into this city of parks, museums and restaurants and you’ll see why almost half the state’s population calls it home.
- explore Alaskan art, hands-on science and Alaska Native history at the Anchorage Muse-um
- see how humans survived – and thrived – before central heating at the Alaska Native Her-itage Center
- wander the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail for views of the Alaska Range and hope to spot moose
- food & drink
Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Tours, Shopping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Getting There & Away, Getting Around, Denali National Park & Preserve.