Things to do in Anchorage, Alaska
Alaska Backpacker's Inn
Anchorage, Alaska is a location on this planet which must be visited at least once in a person’s life. Usually in one’s travels, deals and discounts on lodging really make the difference in the trip. For those who love an amazing place to stay at a steal of a price, Alaska Backpacker’s Inn is the perfect place to go when in Downtown Anchorage for the night. This beautiful lodge is equipped with wonderful amenities that would make anyone feel at home. Whether backpacking through the state or renting a vehicle for the duration of the trip, everyone can enjoy the quaint accommodations, friendly atmosphere, and interesting people and places to meet and see. Located in Downtown Anchorage, Alaska Backpacker’s Inn is located conveniently near major museums and attractions in the area as well as great dining experiences in Alaska’s beautiful city of Anchorage. For those who don’t mind sharing rooms with others, dorm style rooms are available for only $25 per person, per night. Private rooms range from $50 to $60 per night (for singles and doubles respectfully). Amenities at the hostel include: full kitchen facilities, onsite laundry, snacks and beverages, cable TV, internet access, free coffee, bicycles, a beautiful reading room, telephones, and much more. Walk to some of Anchorage’s most beautiful attractions and dining centers including the starting line of the Iditarod, The Anchorage Museum, The Alaska Railroad Train Station, and The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts as well as great nightlife including venues such as Humpy’s Great Alaskan Alehouse, The Anchor, The Pioneer Bar, The Avenue, Darwin’s Theory, and Plantium Jaxx. With so much to see and do in Anchorage, saving money on lodging is imperative to the success of a great time in one of the most beautiful cities in the country. When needing to find a great deal on great lodging, make a special stop at Alaska Backpacker’s Inn for a great time at a great rate!
Snow Goose Restaurant / Sleeping Lady Brewing Company
When enjoying a beautiful sunset in Anchorage, Alaska what could sound better than a wonderful hot meal inspired by the culture and flavors of Alaska and a nice cold beer from a micro brewery right next door? The answer is absolutely NOTHING! For great food, excellent beers, and awe inspiring sights, the Snow Goose Restaurant and Sleeping Lady Brewing Company have it all from a gorgeous restaurant featuring some of the finest entrees in the land inspired by the rich culture around them to an amazing pub on the second floor with wide open decks and equally wonderful service and views of the great outdoors. The Snow Goose Restaurant, radiating heat from a character-full fireplace among the majestic views of the vast natural surroundings which make Anchorage so beautiful, is the ideal place to have a nice meal with special people. The service is intensified by the gracious hospitality and passion of the staff which make this beautiful restaurant/brewery their life. Find some of the finest cuts of beef and the freshest catches of seafood to compliment the fresh beers and wines on the menu. The brewery provides the freshest beer in the land with the restaurant and pub being the main distributors of the amazing beverage varieties. The restaurant/brewery is surrounded by Cook Inlet, providing vast, beautiful scenery with the second highest tide in the world. The picture is completed with the majestic peak of Mt. McKinley in Denali rising high above the horizon. If sheer majesty and beauty had a reference point for excellence, this vision atop the decks open to the second floor pub would be it. There is truly no better place to catch a great view accompanied by an excellent beer and an even better beer fresh from the brewery to the south of this wonderful sight.