Anchorage, Alaska

Life in Anchorage, Alaska, explained by people who’ve lived in Anchorage:

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Anchorage Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Anchorage?

  • The amenities. (Kameo, 2 years)
  • It’s not a village. (Meagan, 15 years)
  • Amenities, entertainment, medical facilities, gyms. (Eva, 16 years)

Anchorage Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Anchorage?

  • Crime. (Kameo, 2 years)
  • The crime and the drugs. (Meagan, 15 years)
  • Crime, traffic. (Eva, 16 years)

Anchorage Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Anchorage?

  • Go to Kincaid park. Go to the mall. Drive to Girdwood. (Kameo, 2 years)
  • Dancing, roller skating, access to the state fair, shows at the performing arts center, etc. (Meagan, 15 years)
  • Swimming, movies, bingo, shopping. (Eva, 16 years)

Anchorage’s Reputation

What’s Anchorage known for?

  • It’s downtown tourist attractions. (Kameo, 2 years)
  • Violence. (Meagan, 15 years)
  • Shopping. (Eva, 16 years)

Anchorage Crime

What’s the crime like in Anchorage? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • Muldoon area and Mountain View are hit spots for crime. (Kameo, 2 years)
  • It use to be located in certain parts of town. Now it is everywhere. (Meagan, 15 years)
  • Muldoon, Mt. View, Fairview, Spenard, downtown. (Eva, 16 years)

Anchorage Advice

Any advice for people moving to Anchorage?

  • Lock your vehicles. (Kameo, 2 years)
  • Don’t move here. (Meagan, 15 years)
  • Buy a house in a good area. (Eva, 16 years)

Anchorage Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Anchorage (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • Almost all of my best experiences are from years past. Anchorage is too crowded with too many idiots to be fun anymore. (Meagan, 15 years)

Anchorage’s Future

How do you think Anchorage will change over the next 10 years?

  • Hopefully crime will decrease. (Kameo, 2 years)
  • Not for the better. (Meagan, 15 years)

Anchorage Facts

Any other interesting facts about Anchorage?

  • It’s cold. (Meagan, 15 years)