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The arty area of Anchorage awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and festivals with a rental holiday home in Anchorage. Renowned for its hiking, wildlife and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Sullivan Arena and Kincaid Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Anchorage

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Anchorage a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Imaginarium - Science Discovery Center (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Tony Knowles Coastal Trail (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Elmendorf State Hatchery (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Hillberg Ski Area (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Anchorage Golf Course (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Anchorage

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Anchorage is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kincaid Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Town Square Municipal Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • The Rooftop (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Delaney Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Tony Knowles Coastal Trail (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Ship Creek Viewing Platform (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Anchorage

Fly into Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), the closest airport, located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.), which is 4.2 mi (6.8 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Anchorage?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 526 holiday rentals around Anchorage. From 31 Cabins to 232 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Anchorage is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Anchorage?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Anchorage. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • South Addition: 71 holiday rentals
  • Downtown: 61 holiday rentals
  • Eagle River: 27 holiday rentals
  • Abbott Loop: 28 holiday rentals
  • Turnagain: 52 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Anchorage! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Anchorage?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Anchorage with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Wasilla: 371 holiday homes
  • Girdwood: 160 holiday homes
  • Palmer: 92 holiday homes
  • Big Lake: 50 holiday homes
  • Hope: 208 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Anchorage?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Anchorage are:

  • Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC): 280 holiday houses
  • Elmendorf Afb (EDF): 310 holiday houses
  • Wasilla, AK (WWA): 143 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Anchorage?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Anchorage. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Alaska Botanical Garden: 308 holiday rentals
  • William A. Egan Civic and Convention Center: 302 holiday rentals
  • St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church: 338 holiday rentals
  • University of Alaska - Anchorage: 308 holiday rentals
  • Eagle and Symphony Lakes Trail: 310 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Anchorage listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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