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Things to do in Anchorage, Alaska

Main Street of old Downtown Anchorage speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Anchorage the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Anchorage visitors are always welcome and you will receive exceptional service from local merchant-owners as opposed to staff at the big box retailers. We take the extra time to make sure that you how to make best use of your purchase and that you get exactly what you need.

Downtown Anchorage brings musicians together and finding your local musical instrument shop can be a great way to get to try new and used guitars. Be sure to start your search downtown if you are looking to upgrade, trade-in or add to your collection.

Downtown Anchorage offers on-the-go dining when you visit your favorite food truck. Pick up some corn tortilla tacos with freshly made pico with a fresh squeeze of lemon to give your day a boost. Food trucks can offer a wide variety of niche ethnic blends.

Downtown Anchorage keeps your pets fed, groomed, clothed and entertained with a wide assortment of ts.s available online and in-store. Does your dog need a bit of training? Check with us for great referrals to dog walkers, trainers and veterinarians who can work with your pets.

Why do you love downtown?

Donna Damitz
great food, many little shops.

Debbie Kimpel
We are coming in August to visit . My husband is related to Esther, the town was named after. We would like to visit some Historial areas there and also visit the downtown area as well.

Sophie Jacobson
I love downtown because it offers something for everyone!

Schuyler Judd
Interesting people and shops!

Randy Swansen
We haven't been before, but we're looking forward to coming down next week!

Restaurants in Anchorage, Alaska


Adrein Kitchen

600 East Northern Lights Boulevard
Downtown Anchorage



Benny's Food Wagon

600 East Benson Boulevard
Downtown Anchorage



Arctic Roadrunner

2477 Arctic Boulevard
Downtown Anchorage



Above the Rim Espresso

7320 Christopher Circle
Downtown Anchorage



Alaska Salmon Chowder House

443 West 4th Avenue
Downtown Anchorage



Alaska Menu Guide

551 West Dimond Boulevard
Downtown Anchorage



Aurora Foods


Downtown Anchorage



Benihana

1100 West 8th Avenue
Downtown Anchorage



Arctic Roadrunner


Downtown Anchorage



Another One Bites the Bus

341 Boniface Parkway
Downtown Anchorage



Alaska Scoop

429 East St
Downtown Anchorage



302 G Restaurant

302 G St
Downtown Anchorage



Amico's

360 Boniface Parkway 31
Downtown Anchorage



A Little Taste Of Russia

3133 Peterkin Avenue
Downtown Anchorage



Amsterdam Cafe

530 East Benson Boulevard # 3
Downtown Anchorage



Arctic Rose Restaurant

1300 East 19th Avenue
Downtown Anchorage



Bernie's Bungalow

626 D St
Downtown Anchorage



A J's Bar-B-Que

1900 West Dimond Boulevard
Downtown Anchorage



Aj's Ribs A Go Go

600 East Benson Boulevard
Downtown Anchorage



Barbie's Cafe

6728 Lake Otis Parkway
Downtown Anchorage



am Chef Will Travel

12135 Rushwood Circle
Downtown Anchorage



Arctic Circle Air Service

3830 Old Intl Airport Road
Downtown Anchorage



Berry Patch Restaurant

500 West 3rd Avenue
Downtown Anchorage




Downtown Anchorage Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Anchorage can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Not all online booking systems are fully integrated with hotel reservations systems so there is a chance that smaller hotels are hand entering your stay from a fax machine which leaves room for errors. Book directly with hotel to avoid any problems and ask for a price match if you find a better price online.

Policies vary on the availability of pet friendly rooms to it is wise to be open, honest and upfront during the booking process. You may find yourself kicked out or even paying a large deposit if you are not in a pet-friendly hotel and bring one anyway. New ADA laws are fuzzy though as service animals are not required to be documented and proprietors are legally not allowed to ask if the animal is a pet vs. a service animal.

Other sources of noise can be opening and closing trash dumpsters and also during collection by garbage trucks. Another great question is if they have any renovation plans, or underway that could affect your ability to relax. Pack earplugs and eyeshades!



ECONO INN
642 E Fifth Ave


BEST WESTERN GOLDEN LION HOTEL
1000 East 36th Avenue


Comfort Suites Airport
2919 W International Airport Rd


Alaska Backpackers Inn
409 Eagle Street


Puffin Inn
4400 Spenard Rd


Hilton Garden Inn Anchorage
4555 Union Square Drive


The Voyager Inn
501 K Street


Jewel Lake Bed & Breakfast
8125 Jewel Lake Rd


Hampton Inn Anchorage
4301 Credit Union Dr


Camai Bed And Breakfast
3838 Westminister Way


Crowne Plaza Anchorage Midtown
109 W International Airport Rd


Anchorage Lofts Hotel
239 West 4th Ave


Parkwood Inn
4455 Juneau St


ALASKAN EUROPEAN B AND B
3107 COTTONWOOD STREET


Frenchy's Adventure Bed and Breakfast
3807 West Northern Lights


Hilton Anchorage
500 W 3rd Ave


Westmark Anchorage Hotel
720 West 5th Avenue


Super 8 Anchorage
3501 Minnesota Dr


Coast International Inn
3450 Aviation Drive


Dimond Center Hotel
700 E Dimond Blvd


Ramada Anchorage
115 East 3rd Ave


Hotel Captain Cook
939 West 5th Avenue


Embassy Suites Anchorage
600 East Benson Blvd


Qupqugiaq Inn
640 West 36th Avenue


Alex Hotel & Suites
4615 Spenard Road


Merrill Field Inn
420 Sitka St