|Local draught beer||$4.00|
|Loaf of white bread||$2.91|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$22.50|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$282.02|
|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$50.00|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$9.96|
Alaska is a dream destination for many people with promises of the great outdoors, wildlife and spectacular scenery. Cheap flights to Anchorage are worth looking out for when planning an Alaskan vacation. This is the gateway to glaciers, wilderness and wildlife and a fabulous experience.
Anchorage is close to some spectacular glaciers which are a must see attraction for any visitor to Alaska. Portage Glacier is just 30 minutes from the dock at Anchorage and an unforgettable sight. Another famous glacier is at Prince William Sound and a stunning boat journey. The sound and sight of glaciers calving is unmissable and quite an experience. It is also possible to go kayaking near the glaciers and some have some great hiking trails. Ice climbing is also available in and around the Anchorage area. Flighthub has the best deals to Anchorage and is ideal for planning a northern vacation.
Alaska is the place to see some of the best of nature’s phenomena. This is the place to see the Midnight Sun and it is also the destination for viewing the aurora borealis. There are wildlife cruises to see whales and observation posts to view bears, caribou and much more. In Anchorage there is dog sledding and snowmobiling during winter months. Fishing is very popular and there are river and sea opportunities for anglers. Salmon is the prize catch here. Anchorage has a history relating to the gold rush and it is possible to go panning for precious metals today which is fun for the family. Anchorage has some great shops with local crafts and is really interesting to explore. There are some great bakeries in town too which are perfect for coffee. Anchorage has local beers and the restaurants are good, serving a lot of salmon and game as well as other locally available cuisine. Cheap flights to Anchorage are a good deal and the perfect way to see this unspoiled landscape on a budget.