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What to do in Anchorage in the morning? Help!

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What to do in Anchorage in the morning? Help!

We will be in Anchorage for 1 morning before we have to get on the coach to head south. Obviously, we have no car. Is there a short walking tour, something special to see, etc. to make use of the morning? We are generally early risers, do not like to shop, and don't want to waste what little time we have there. Thanks for your help.

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1. Re: What to do in Anchorage in the morning? Help!

I assume you're heading south to hop on a cruise ship? If so, a nice cultural stop to start off your Alaska adventure would be to take the free shuttle from the visitior center downtown to the Alaska Native Culture Center.

alaskanative.net/en/…

Rent bikes and ride along the Coastal Trail.

Visit the city's web site and you'll find lots of ideas.http://www.anchorage.net/628.cfm

Edited: 04 May 2011, 22:24
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2. Re: What to do in Anchorage in the morning? Help!

Hi, what time does your coach leave? You won't find much starting earlier than 8-9 AM. Also what hotel are you in? There's a lot to do but a little more information would help us to give you the best advice.

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3. Re: What to do in Anchorage in the morning? Help!

If you cruise out of Whittier your shuttle leaves around noon. If from Seward, probably earlier

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4. Re: What to do in Anchorage in the morning? Help!

The Anchorage Museum opens at 9am and it is lovely. It is a good way to start a tour and get an overview of Alaska's history and people. There is a really good restaurant there too, Muse.

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5. Re: What to do in Anchorage in the morning? Help!

If you are staying in the Anchorage,bowl area and you will be in downtown, take a walk down the ship creek, in the summer to take a look a the Salmon ladder,there is also the train depot , And to fulfill you self of Alaska native craft and curiosity as well to see some old old,prehistory bones and ivory head to Ziggy in front of the post office mall,he also have an live webcan of 4th av...

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6. Re: What to do in Anchorage in the morning? Help!

An idea for a "short tour" is the 1 hr. trolley tour of the city. Starts near the log cabin visitor center: http://www.alaskatrolley.com/

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7. Re: What to do in Anchorage in the morning? Help!

Find the statue of Captain Cook.

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8. Re: What to do in Anchorage in the morning? Help!

If there's time; have breakfast at Snow City Cafe and rent a bicycle for a couple of hours and ride part of the Coastal Trail.

http://www.snowcitycafe.com/

www.alaska-bike-rentals.com/default.aspx

http://www.coastaltrailrentals.com/

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