Destination guide

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 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.

Where to stay near Anchorage?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 318 holiday rentals near Anchorage. From 13 Cabins to 135 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Anchorage for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Anchorage?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Anchorage:

  • Downtown: 68 holiday homes
  • Rabbit Creek: 18 holiday homes
  • Sand Lake: 47 holiday homes
  • Old Seward / Oceanview: 16 holiday homes
  • Turnagain: 70 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Anchorage?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Anchorage. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Alaska Veterans Museum: 309 holiday rentals
  • Campbell Creek Greenbelt Park: 303 holiday rentals
  • Alaska Zoo: 308 holiday rentals
  • Alaska State Troopers Museum: 306 holiday rentals
  • Suzan Nightingale McKay Memorial Park: 311 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Anchorage listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Anchorage?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 13 Cabins in Anchorage. Our other popular types of Anchorage holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 135 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 103 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 13 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Anchorage?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 294 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Anchorage. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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