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17
May

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!
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Group of people engaged in an outdoor conversation on a sunny day during Alaska Food Tours.
26
Apr

Rebranding Announcement: Welcome to Alaskan Sights & Bites!

We have a rebranding announcement! Read all about our switch from Alaskan Footprints to Alaskan Sights & Bites.
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05
Apr

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.
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Pedestrians enjoying a sunny day near an anchorage directional sign amidst vibrant floral arrangements, on their way to join a Guided Anchorage Food Tour.
05
Apr

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!
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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.
08
Feb

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.
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Three individuals posing in front of a colorful mural at Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse, part of their guided Anchorage Food Tours.
30
Sep

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. In the early days, 1916 or so, roadhouses were still in operation along the Iditarod Trail and its branch line that ran past the mouth...
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Person grilling hot dogs and toasting buns at an outdoor event during a Guided Anchorage Food Tour.
30
Sep

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 (the Bering Land Bridge) connected Siberia to North America where Alaska is today. Nomadic groups followed animal herds across this land mass and settled in...
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Three brown bears near a river with a grassy landscape and snow-capped mountains in the background, spotted during a sightseeing tour in Alaska.
29
Sep

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 state with a total population of less than 800,000 residents. Nearly 40% of this great state is designated to parks and wildlife, significantly more than...
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Glacier descending into a valley with snow-covered mountains and a clear blue sky, perfect for sightseeing.
29
Sep

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 you’ve ever wondered what Alaska is known for, this blog post is for you! Read on to find out what makes Anchorage and Alaska special....
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A smiling man wearing a cap and blue gloves grilling hot dogs outdoors during an Anchorage food tour.
29
Sep

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 ” in 2002 by the Duck products company that makes duct tape of the same name. This title was gained after the local Wasilla Walmart...
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