Anchorage is by far the most alive and intense place in the last frontier. Although outsiders will argue that it’s not a “real” city, us Alaskans can easily become overwhelmed by all that it has to offer. With the greatest population density in the state and truly so much to do, sometimes the hustle and bustle can become a bit claustrophobic. When that happens, escape to these hidden gems and find yourself completely decompressed and at one with nature.

While you’re in Anchorage, be sure to check out this incredible pizzeria that has been dubbed as the best in the nation. After that, be sure to read these 20 reasons why Alaska offers the best quality of life in the world.

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