Explore the best of Alaska using our Holiday Inn Express® hotels in Anchorage as your base. Hop a train for the wilderness, absorbing snow-peaked mountain views en route to Denali and Kenai Fjords National Parks.
From the comfort of our Anchorage hotels, you can explore the civilizations that settled this icy landscape. Alaska’s five Native tribes perform traditional dance, craft scrimshaw ornaments and lead tours through traditional dwellings at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Located near our hotels in Anchorage, the center is operated by Alaska Natives, who help interpret ancient and modern tribal customs. Alaskan artifacts and artworks, some of it Native, fill the galleries at the Anchorage Museum. Look for Alaskan mining and timbering equipment, vintage fishing vessels and art depicting the vast Alaskan wilderness.
You’re just a train ride away from Alaska’s most stunning wilderness parks when you stay at our hotels in Anchorage. Board the Alaska Railroad for inexpensive journeys out of Anchorage. The Denali Star rolls north to Denali National Park, where North America’s tallest and most famous mountain towers over the surrounding terrain. Explore miles of hiking trails brightened by hot-pink fireweed before returning to Anchorage. The Coastal Classic train whisks travelers past the sparkling waters of Turnagain Arm en route to Kenai Fjords National Park, where passenger boats cruise alongside diving whales, bald eagles and calving glaciers.
Stay at our Holiday Inn Express hotels in Anchorage for an unforgettable wilderness experience in America’s largest state. In summer, the Land of the Midnight Sun basks in an orange sunset glow around the clock, while in winter Mount Alyeska lures skiers with groomed ski runs and fresh, powdery snow. At any time of year, expect fresh seafood dinners of Alaska king crab and salmon.