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Anchorage

If you go far enough north in Alaska, you will eventually find a near-uninhabitable land of wolves and ice, but the truth is that Southeast Alaska experiences warm springs, hot summers and beautiful autumns.

There are a lot of beautiful coastal towns and cities and island communities in Southeast Alaska, from Petersburg to Juneau, but if you want to enjoy a mix of city living and the wild frontier that is AK, you may want to check out Anchorage, home to roughly 40% of the entire state's populace.

Finding Apartments for Rent in Anchorage, AK

Finding just the right apartment in Anchorage can be tricky. There's usually real estate available whether you're talking about places to buy or rent, but not always in the neighborhoods that you want to live in. That said, the relatively low crime of Anchorage, the great transportation options and the amenities available throughout the city mean that there are really no "bad" neighborhoods. 

Top Neighborhoods in Anchorage, AK

One of the best neighborhoods in Anchorage, if you don't mind a drive to town in the morning, is Chugiak, which is actually an unincorporated area of Anchorage. The beauty of Chugiak is that you get the peace and quiet of rural living, but you're in close proximity to the city. Spenard is a little more urban, and very rich with its own history and culture, having once been its own city. Spenard is a popular spot for writers and artists, and a great place to enjoy the Anchorage nightlife.

Cultural Attractions in Anchorage, AK

Anchorage is nothing if not respectful to the history of the city and to the area. The Alaska Native Heritage Center is your first stop if you want to develop an understanding of the natives who have lived in Alaska since long before the arrival of settlers. The Athabaskan, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, Unangax, Alutiiq, Yup'ik, Cup'ik, Siberian Yupik, and Inupiaq people are all represented here. Attractions here include the Hall of Cultures, a theater, and a Gathering Place, both home to various activities, demonstrations and performances honoring the native people of Alaska. You can even find six Native dwellings around Lake Tiulana to get a better idea of how the Natives lived. Situated on 26 acres of wooded land, the Alaska Native Heritage Center is a must-see for those interested in the history of the area.

Dining in Anchorage, AK

You have not had seafood until you've had it in Alaska. If you want fresh crab, you can enjoy crab so fresh that it was in the ocean just yesterday. Smoked salmon is a major attraction here, as is grilled halibut. You can enjoy a locally-brewed beer from one of the local microbreweries along with your fresh seafood. We couldn't begin to list every single great restaurant in Anchorage, but one that you should definitely check out are the Moose's Tooth Pub and Pizzeria, where you can take in a lively atmosphere, some of the best pizza in Alaska, amazing smoked salmon and a wide range of beers local, domestic and import beers. Another one to visit is Simon and Seafort's Saloon and Grill, with great oysters, amazing steaks, and a fun atmosphere.

Weather in Anchorage, AK

Anchorage's climate is sub-arctic, but enjoys a strong maritime influence, which means that the weather is fairly moderate. Summers range from 55 to 78 F, with winters dipping to 5 to 30 F. You will want to bundle up in the winter, but generally, Anchorage weather is quite agreeable. In the summertime you may even want to invest in a pair of cool shorts and check out the local swimming spots.

Whether you want to enjoy the great outdoors or the city life, Anchorage brings you the full Alaskan experience from fresh seafood to beautiful wooded acres and amazing people.

Rent Trends

As of July 2018, the average apartment rent in Anchorage, AK is $808 for a studio, $919 for one bedroom, $1,147 for two bedrooms, and $1,449 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Anchorage has increased by 2.5% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 415 $808
1 BR 607 $919
2 BR 832 $1,147
3 BR 966 $1,449

Ratings

57 Walk Score® Somewhat Walkable
34 Transit Score® Some Transit

Top 10 Apartments in Anchorage

  1. Conifer Grove Apartment Homes, Studio - 3 Bed, $895 - 1,630
  2. Alpine Apartments, Studio - 2 Bed, $810 - 1,450
  3. Castle Apartments, Studio - 2 Bed, $750 - 1,540
  4. Century Plaza Apartment Homes, Studio - 2 Bed, $1,145 - 1,590
  5. The Residences at Northwood, 1-3 Bed, $1,245 - 2,300
  6. Park Plaza II Apartments, Studio - 2 Bed, $1,335 - 1,995
  7. Four Seasons, 1-3 Bed, $940 - 1,830
  8. Central Park Apartments, 1-2 Bed, $950 - 1,300
  9. Foxwood Condos, Discovery & Creekside, 2 Bed, $1,395 - 1,595
  10. Town Square Manor, 1-2 Bed, $1,095 - 1,595

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  • Conifer Grove Apartment Homes
    218 McCarrey St, Anchorage, AK 99508
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    New
    $895 - 1,630 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    866-662-9918
  • Alpine Apartments
    5215 Mockingbird Dr, Anchorage, AK 99507
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    $810 - 1,450 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    866-958-5603
  • Castle Apartments
    915 W 27th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503
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    New
    $750 - 1,540 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    888-330-4358
  • Century Plaza Apartment Homes
    124 E 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
    1 / 15
    New
    $1,145 - 1,590 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    844-836-6701
  • The Residences at Northwood
    7020 Northwood St, Anchorage, AK 99502
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    2 wks
    $1,245 - 2,300 1-3 Bed Available Now
    888-676-9403
  • Park Plaza II Apartments
    1553 A St, Anchorage, AK 99501
    1 / 17
    New
    $1,335 - 1,995 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    888-711-7557
  • Four Seasons
    5901 E 6th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99504
    1 / 11
    New
    $940 - 1,830 1-3 Bed Available Now
    877-399-7599
  • Central Park Apartments
    2300 D St, Anchorage, AK 99503
    1 / 36
    10 hrs
    $950 - 1,300 1-2 Bed Available Now
    907-331-4967
  • Town Square Manor
    1536 Charter Cir, Anchorage, AK 99508
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    1 wk
    $1,095 - 1,595 1-2 Bed Not Available
    888-695-7618
  • Creekside Manor
    7545 Foxridge Way, Anchorage, AK 99518
    1 / 55
    1 wk
    $900 - 1,895 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    844-232-7664
  • Discovery Luxury Rentals
    310 W 76th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99518
    1 / 61
    1 wk
    $1,295 - 1,495 2 Bed Available Now
    844-232-0734
  • Aurora Park Townhomes
    9900-1040 William Jones Cir, Anchorage, AK 99515
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    2 wks
    $1,450 - 1,650 2-3 Bed Available Now
    844-355-2033
  • Arctic Gardens
    7211 Meadow St, Anchorage, AK 99507
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    2 wks
    $900 - 1,100 1-2 Bed Available Now
    844-357-9896
  • Russian Jack
    4545 Reka Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508
    New
    $770 - 1,145 1-2 Bed Available Now
    877-876-5820
  • Rancho Tudor Apartment Homes
    3531 E 42nd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99508
    1 hr
    $835 - 1,315 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    877-250-3098
  • Ladera Villa Apartment Homes
    2225 Arctic Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503
    1 hr
    $1,015 - 1,340 Studio - 3 Bed Available 07/26/18
    844-633-5141
  • Park Plaza Apartments
    201 E 16th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
    New
    $830 - 1,310 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    888-801-0751
  • Terrace on the Lake
    2421 Bentzen Cir, Anchorage, AK 99517
    1 hr
    $990 - 1,805 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    907-341-4305
  • The Glen Apartments
    1200 Columbine St, Anchorage, AK 99508
    New
    $1,200 - 1,740 1-3 Bed Available 07/27/18
    844-716-0592

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