Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Downtown Anchorage

Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and festivals and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Downtown Anchorage. Renowned for its shopping, hiking and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Sullivan Arena and Kincaid Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, Vrbo has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Downtown Anchorage

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Downtown Anchorage a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Imaginarium - Science Discovery Center (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Tony Knowles Coastal Trail (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Elmendorf State Hatchery (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Hillberg Ski Area (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Anchorage Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Anchorage

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Anchorage is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kincaid Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • The Rooftop (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Town Square Municipal Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Delaney Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Valley of the Moon Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Ship Creek Viewing Platform (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Downtown Anchorage

The nearest airport is in Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), located 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.), which is 4.3 mi (6.9 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot.

How many vacation rentals are available around Downtown Anchorage, Anchorage?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 53 vacation rentals around Downtown Anchorage. From 25 house rentals to 21 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Downtown Anchorage?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown Anchorage:

  • South Addition: 64 vacation rentals
  • Sand Lake: 34 vacation rentals
  • Eagle River: 26 vacation rentals
  • Turnagain: 47 vacation rentals
  • Spenard: 57 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown Anchorage?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown Anchorage. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • International Gallery of Contemporary Art: 269 vacation rentals
  • Alaska Veterans Museum: 269 vacation rentals
  • Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot: 269 vacation rentals
  • Alaska Experience Theatre: 269 vacation rentals
  • Anchorage Market and Festival: 269 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown Anchorage listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown Anchorage?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 25 Houses in Downtown Anchorage. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown Anchorage include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 21 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Downtown Anchorage?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 51 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Downtown Anchorage. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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