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Anchorage Area Guide

Anchorage, Alaska Tourism and Business

One of the world's most scenic destinations, Anchorage is located on the south central coast of Alaska, encircled by six mountain ranges and bathed by the waters of Cook Inlet. Year-round entertainment abounds in Anchorage, brimming with outdoor adventures, cultural attractions  and thrilling events. In addition to being a tourism hot spot, the Anchorage area is also a bustling metropolis for business professionals, with convention centers and corporations located just minutes from our hotel.

Adventurous Alaska Vacations: Kenai Fjords National Park

Alaska vacations can be cosmopolitan, or they can be adventurous. The decision is yours!

Whichever you choose, enjoy a restful return to Inlet Tower Hotel in downtown Anchorage. Our freshly appointed Anchorage lodging includes spacious guest rooms and stylish suites fit for a relaxing evening. Make a full night of it with dinner at Mixx Grill, our popular Anchorage restaurant.

Kenai Fjords National Park

For you adventurous types, Anchorage, Alaska vacations just aren't complete without a trip to Kenai Fjords National Park. Nearly 700,000 acres of unspoiled Alaska wilderness are ripe for responsible exploration. The only vehicle entrance into Kenai Fjords National Park is through Seward, located 126 miles south of Anchorage. Head down on the  Seward Highway and follow signs to the Exit Glacier Ranger Station.

Outdoor adventure is the prime attraction at Kenai Fjords. Popular activities include:

  • Hiking/Backpacking
  • Mountaineering
  • Sightseeing/Photography
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Glacier Viewing (over 200 glaciers!)
  • Camping
  • Guided Programming/Kenai Fjord Tours

Kenai Fjords National Park and the Visitor Center are open year-round, however certain trails and attractions may be closed during the winter and spring seasons. There is never an entrance fee at Kenai Fjords. Get directions and more information.

Kenai Fjords Cruises and Tours

Have relaxation in mind for your Anchorage vacations? Don't let that keep you from the incredible bounty of the Kenai Fjords. Explore the wilderness while resting your feet on a breathtaking Glacier and Nature cruise. We recommend the following:

Kenai Fjords Tours
1340 4th Avenue
Seward, Alaska 99664
Phone: 1-877-777-4051
Season: May – October
Web site: www.kenaifjords.com

Kenai Fjords Tours offers several cruise options around the National Park and nearby Resurrection Bay and Fox Island. While the lush beauty of the Alaskan coastline is the star, playful humpback whales sometimes steal the show.

However you spend your time at Kenai Fjords National Park, a warm welcome awaits you at Inlet Tower, the leading choice of Anchorage hotels.

Anchorage Convention Centers

Visiting one of the Anchorage Convention Centers in downtown? Choose Inlet Tower for fresh Anchorage accommodations less than a mile from both Egan Center and the new Dena'ina Convention Center. With convenient amenities like free parking and a free shuttle from the airport and to both Anchorage conventions centers, we help you keep those travel expenses under control.

Egan Convention Center

Fresh from a $3 million renovation, the Egan Convention Center in downtown Anchorage offers a splendid place to meet, work and celebrate. The Explorers and Summit halls combine to offer more than 30,000 sq. ft. of highly-flexible function space. The cleanly appointed rooms cater equally well to business conferences, trade shows and intimate family occasions. Between events, guests may enjoy stunning artwork provided exclusively by Alaskan artists.

Egan Convention Center
555 West Fifth Avenue
Anchorage Alaska 99501
Phone: 907-263-2800
E-mail: info@egancenter.com
Total Space: 45,000 sq. ft.
Largest Single-Room Capacity: 2,540 guests
Directions: View Google Map

Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center

The newest Anchorage convention center, the Dena'ina Center in downtown Anchorage is a modern marvel. At nearly 200,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art exhibition space, it's the largest convention center in Alaska and a superb choice for almost any occasion. At the heart of the center sits Idlughet Exhibit Hall which features theatre seating for up to 5,000 as well as drive-in/out access and four loading docks. Like the Egan Convention Center, Dena'ina Center showcases local artwork for guests to admire between sessions.

Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center
600 West Seventh Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Phone: 907-263-2800
E-mail: info@egancenter.com
Total Space: 200,000 sq. ft.
Largest Single-Room Capacity: 5,000 guests
Directions: View Google Map

Skip the trials of travel and rely on the first-rate service of Inlet Tower hotel in downtown Anchorage. Our complimentary 24-hour shuttle will get you to and from the convention center in no time. Book our Lowest Internet Rate Today.