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Inside Background
Cultural Profiles  Get to know Alaska's first people and their traditions...
Last edited: July 07, 2007
Anchorage is a very safe city for it's size. The traveler should rarely have a...
Last edited: November 06, 2007
    Alaska came into American hands in 1867, when William H. Seward bought the...
Last edited: August 08, 2007
 If planning a trip to Anchorage, Alaska, a mix of guidebooks, fiction, and...
Last edited: July 06, 2007
Request a copy of the Official Guide to Anchorage from... Anchorage.  Or, dig...
Last edited: January 08, 2013
Anchorage Weather is Surprisingly Mild Though part of Alaska, Anchorage is far...
Last edited: September 08, 2008
Whether you need a full map of Alaska to get oriented or a quick walking tour...
Last edited: July 06, 2007
Inside Transportation
Anchorage, Alaska has all the transportation options of any other major city...
Last edited: July 11, 2007
Anchorage is very spread out. At 1,698 square miles, it is roughly the size of...
Last edited: June 20, 2014
Overview:     Anchorage does not have as robust of a public transit system as...
Last edited: May 31, 2014
Taxis   Taxis are plentiful in Anchorage and generally arrive very promptly...
Last edited: July 06, 2007
Inside Things to Do
In short–Anchorage celebrates life year-round with countless fun and exciting...
Last edited: November 25, 2008
Anchorage is a great city for families to explore together.  The plethora of...
Last edited: July 06, 2007
Museums in Anchorage aren’t hard to come by, and each one is certainly unique...
Last edited: June 10, 2008
Be advised (warned/r... etc) that Anchorage is now "smoke-free". Chilkoot...
Last edited: October 29, 2013
The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts is a 176,000 square feet facility...
Last edited: June 14, 2006
The family-owned Dimond Center shopping mall is Alaska's largest shopping...
Last edited: June 14, 2006
    Skiing is a major draw to the Anchorage area, and there are many resorts in...
Last edited: February 22, 2008
Anchorage is backed to the east by the majestic Chugach Mountain Range, home of...
Last edited: August 13, 2007
The sheer size of Anchorage–1,955 sq. miles–promises to keep any walker on...
Last edited: June 02, 2012
When in Alaska, look for souvenirs in the supermarket!  Safeway had Alaska...
Last edited: August 25, 2011
With comfortable temperatures, nearly 24 hours of daylight, and friendly people...
Last edited: March 27, 2009
Anchorage is know for its active lifestyle options as well as fun, entertaining...
Last edited: May 20, 2013
Moose, bald eagles, bears, mountain goats, sheep, beluga whales, porcupines...
Last edited: December 04, 2012
Hiking in Anchorage: Wolverine Peak is 4500 FT above sea level, 5.5 miles to...
Last edited: September 23, 2011
The Glacier and Wildlife Explorer tour is offered by Alaska's Finest Tours and...
Last edited: February 11, 2011
The Anchorage Museum features permanent exhibits on Alaska art, history...
Last edited: July 25, 2013
Flattop is Alaska's most frequently climbed mountain.  Located 13 miles from...
Last edited: July 01, 2011
This world-class 11-mi... paved trail though parks begins in downtown Anchorage...
Last edited: April 09, 2009
If you are wandering around downtown Anchorage, stop at the visitors center. If...
Last edited: August 18, 2009
Inside Dining Scene
Club Paris has been on Anchorage's dining scene since 1957, before Alaska had...
Last edited: June 15, 2006
  Only in the past three years Anchorage has been invaded by that very big...
Last edited: September 07, 2009
Where the locals dine: Moose’s Tooth Pub and Pizzeria: quintessential Alaskan...
Last edited: May 02, 2009
Kriner's Diner on C street.  Great breakfast, not greasy, fast and good...
Last edited: August 10, 2011
This restaurant is known for great food, fun and friendly atmosphere. Menu...
Last edited: June 16, 2008
Tommy's specializes in burgers and philly cheese steak sandwiches. It's the...
Last edited: September 17, 2009
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: March 25, 2014
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: June 03, 2013
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?  100°F...
Last edited: March 12, 2013
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is NOT mandatory in most of the United States, it is expected in...
Last edited: August 18, 2014
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 08, 2007
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: May 22, 2013
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: December 17, 2013
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 06, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: March 06, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014