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Lots of Animals on the Sunset City Tour

The Sunset City Tour has been exception this year. Voted the number on City and Wildlife Tour in Anchorage for the second year in a row.  Anchorage Downtown TourGroup is proud to include the tour nightly and year-round in Anchorage. The last couple of months we have sited a large amount of City Wildlife. Lynx,…

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August 12, 2019

Visit Anchorage in Winter – Fur Rendezvous!

The Fur Rendezvous winter festival – known locally as Fur Rondy or “Rondy” – is a significant part of the Anchorage’s history and tradition. In the mid-1930’s, Anchorage was just a small town of about 3,000 people that stretched between Park Strip and Ship Creek. There were no televisions, malls or movie theaters, no video…

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February 25, 2019

Weather in Portage Valley

Here is how bad it can get. This would be a typical summer or fall storm. Truth is this could be any month out of the year. Portage Lake is one of the last lakes to freeze solid. Usually in February or March. But even that is not predictable as the weather is constantly changing.

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February 11, 2019

Weather In Alaska

On of the most talked about events are weather. Many have said; “How to properly dress, while visiting Alaska. In summer you start with spring, make your way to fall and you top it all off with a raincoat. In Winter, apply all of the above time two, add boots and warm coat. The weather…

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February 11, 2019

Visit Anchorage and the Matanuska Valley

A popular destination when you Visit Anchorage in the winter, is to take a trip to the Matanuska Glacier. This is an opportunity to walk on a Glacier, explore ice caves and experience some of the most amazing of natures wonders. The trip out to the glacier is two and a half to three hours…

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February 7, 2019

Jane’s Alaskan Adventure!

This morning I just finalized “Jane’s Alaskan Adventure”. She and 5 of her friends will be arriving on the 31st of July. We plan on a specialized tour due to all the variables with her group. They are all going on a Cruise from Alaska and they have signed up for several different shore excursions through the cruise company. Not a problem, I have designed a specialized private tour that will take them to Whittier Alaska for an All-You-Can-Eat FRESHLY caught halibut and shrimp meal. Most have had halibut and all have had shrimp, but none of them have had it freshly caught within a mile of where they will be eating. Never frozen, there is nothing better. I always add a bowl of fresh clam chowder, but thats a lot of food so I leave it up to my…

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February 1, 2019

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