Anchorage Travel Guide: Our Blog

Inspiration for Visiting Anchorage and the Surrounding Areas

Are you visiting Anchorage, Alaska soon? As you count down the days to arrival, you’ll no doubt be looking for travel inspiration.
This is where our Anchorage Travel Guide comes in!

Check out our collection of blog posts below to discover more about the Land of the Midnight Sun before you arrive.
For even more travel inspiration, browse our full range of Alaska guided tours and find out how you can make memories you’ll never forget.

Do you have any questions for our team before visiting Anchorage?
Feel free to contact us and we’ll provide the answers you need.

A group of people, part of a guided Anchorage Food Tour, engaged in an outdoor conversation on a sunny day, with a market or fair in the background.

Alaskan Sights & Bites: Unparalleled Corporate, Private, and Incentive Tours in Alaska

At Alaskan Sights & Bites, we pride ourselves on providing unparalleled corporate, private, and incentive tours in Alaska. Find out more here!
A panoramic sightseeing view of a city skyline with modern buildings set against a backdrop of mountains and clear skies.

What are the Most Fun Things to Do in Anchorage, AK?

From foodie festivals to wondrous wildlife, there are loads of fun things to do in Anchorage, AK. Read our Alaskan Sights & Bites guide and plan your trip now!
Group of people engaged in an outdoor conversation on a sunny day during Alaska Food Tours.

Rebranding Announcement: Welcome to Alaskan Sights & Bites!

We have a rebranding announcement! Read all about our switch from Alaskan Footprints to Alaskan Sights & Bites.
sunset over downtown anchorage

The Best Attractions to See and Visit in Anchorage, Alaska

What are the best attractions to see and visit in Anchorage, Alaska? Read this Alaskan Sights & Bites guide and discover our home city’s highlights.
Pedestrians enjoying a sunny day near an anchorage directional sign amidst vibrant floral arrangements, on their way to join a Guided Anchorage Food Tour.

Where Can I Get a Great Breakfast in Anchorage, AK?

The question “where can I get a great breakfast in Anchorage, AK?” is key in planning a vacation in Alaska. Read Alaskan Sights & Bites recommendations!
A couple enjoying a guided Anchorage food tour while walking on a wooden boardwalk with mountains in the background and other people savoring the scenery.

What is the Best Season to Visit Alaska?

We’re often asked, “what is the best season to visit Alaska?” Read the latest Alaskan Sights & Bites blog for our advice on this key aspect of your trip.
Three individuals posing in front of a colorful mural at Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse, part of their guided Anchorage Food Tours.

Eating Time

Alaska Food History & The Only Anchorage Food Tour In Town The need for a great meal, or at least an adequate one, has driven a lot of Anchorage’s history....
Person grilling hot dogs and toasting buns at an outdoor event during a Guided Anchorage Food Tour.

What is Alaskan Cuisine?

Alaskan Cuisine & Culture: A Brief History Humans have been inhabiting Alaska, the ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’, since at least 10,000 BCE, a time during which a land mass...
Three brown bears near a river with a grassy landscape and snow-capped mountains in the background, spotted during a sightseeing tour in Alaska.

Wildlife Watching Around Anchorage

Wild Alaska, the 49th state in the union, sits in the furthest Northwest corner of North America. It is both the largest state by area and the least densely populated...
Glacier descending into a valley with snow-covered mountains and a clear blue sky, perfect for sightseeing.

What Makes Anchorage and Alaska Special?

Out of the fifty states, The Last Frontier, is large in size but not in people, yet it receives millions of visitors each year, and you’ll soon understand why. If...
A smiling man wearing a cap and blue gloves grilling hot dogs outdoors during an Anchorage food tour.

10 Curious Facts About Alaska

1. Wasilla, Alaska’s Wal-Mart sells more duct tape than any other Wal-Mart store in the world. The city of Wasilla, Alaska, was named “Honorary Duct Tape Capital of the World...
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