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Air Crossroads Of The World: Anchorage, Alaska
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Air Crossroads Of The World: Anchorage, Alaska

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Alaska sightseeing tour guide: Alaska’s biggest city sports a friendly, small-town feel, and the untamed wilderness lies in the backyard. Visit famous tourist stops and hidden treasures; you just may spot a wild moose!

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  • to play and pause as you wish
  • providing a day or two of entertainment for less than $5
  • including insider tips, maps and directions
  • fascinating information throughout your route
  • and tons of photos because 'a picture is worth 1000 words'
Like having a friend show you around!

Known as the Air Crossroads of the World, Anchorage is an extremely popular international destination and one of the busiest air freight gateways in the world. Yet the city retains a friendly, small town feel. Anchorage is home to over 1,000 non-domesticated moose, a sharp reminder that the untamed wilderness lies in the city’s backyard.

In this tour, an experienced Alaska traveler will act as your personal guide as you explore both the famous tourist attractions and the lesser-known delights. Along the way, you will learn tips and tricks for living like a local, saving money, and maximizing your enjoyment.

Tour Highlights

Explore these and more with your expert personal guide, available 24/7 on your schedule!

  • Introduction
  • Visitor Centers
  • Ulu Factory / Waterfront
  • Fourth Avenue
  • Museums
  • Lodging/Shopping/Dining
Transportation By Foot – Easy walking
Specialty City/Town, Historical/Heritage
Tour Type Guided Tour – play before & while you tour
And much much more…


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Tips

  • Before your trip, consider purchasing the Great Alaskan TourSaver Book. The book costs $100, but includes valuable two-for-one discount coupons that could save you literally thousands. A quick internet search will provide more information.
  • The closest grocery store to downtown Anchorage is a bit of a hike, but the walk is beautiful. Along the way you will pass an elegant cemetery and the excellent Falafel King restaurant, so plan to take your time.
  • Anchorage weather is unpredictable, as the city lies between the cold ocean water and always-snow-capped mountains. Rain is frequent, and cold snaps can occur even in the middle of the day. Dress in layers and carry good rain gear.
  • Never buy a souvenir at the first place you see it. You will find much better prices if you comparison shop between several stores.
  • Leave plenty of time in your schedule for shopping. While the souvenir shops are fun, venture into the local stores as well. You will find everything from high-tech cold weather gear to bearskin rugs, as well as a few surprises.

Lisa Fritscher

Lisa Fritscher was raised in Central Florida and has published more than 1000 freelance articles. Before becoming a writer, Lisa was employed as an actor and attractions spieler at Universal Studios Orlando, Walt Disney World and Sea World Orlando. She often travels with her disabled father, which sparks her special interest in accessible destinations.

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"Exciting, a whole new concept"
Around The World Travel Radio

"Even though I am a local, I thoroughly enjoyed visiting and learning more about the history of the landmarks. The author's interest in the area comes through in his engaging style of writing. Being able to complete the tour at my own pace made it even
more enjoyable."
Flora Savitzky (Researcher)

"When the conference ended, I stayed in town on my own and used T4M's self-guided tour to decide which things in town I wanted to visit and what to see/do there. The guide was right every step of the way. Bottom line, this guide helped me make the most of my time in town."
Ed Wetschler, SATW & Editor of Tripitini