Wedged between Cook Inlet and the imposing Chugach Mountains, ANCHORAGE is home to more than forty percent of Alaska’s population and is the state’s transport hub. A sprawling city on the edge of one of the world’s great wildernesses, it is often derided as “just half an hour from Alaska”. However, it has its attractions and, with its beautiful setting, can make a pleasant one- or two-day stopover.

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