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Anchorage

Anchorage – this is Alaska’s largest city (located in the south-central part of the state on the Cook Inlet). It is one of the northernmost urban centers on earth, complete with big-city amenities: fine restaurants, museums, theaters and a thriving music scene. Anchorage has dozens of parks and 122 miles of paved bike paths. Blessed […]

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Alaska Native Heritage Center

Alaska Native Heritage Center (8800 Heritage Center Drive, Anchorage, AK) — this Anchorage museum offers an in-depth look at Alaskan Native life—with a big focus on Alaska Natives. Watch dancing, listen to stories, meet carvers and explore recreated winter dwellings. The setting is so small and intimate that visitors are sometimes even invited to join […]

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About Alaska

Alaska, the 49th U.S. state admitted to the union in 1959, is located to the extreme northwest of the North American continent (bounded by the Beaufort Sea and the Arctic Ocean to the north; Canada’s Yukon Territory and British Columbia province to the east; the Gulf of Alaska and the Pacific Ocean to the south; […]