"anchorage is the biggest..." Alaska Nightlife Tip by dsrtrayne

Alaska Nightlife: 28 reviews and 17 photos

anchorage is the biggest 'city' in alaska. and it's a good starting point to see the surrounding area. while there, you have to have a beer at Chilkoot Charlie's. it's classic, rough and tough alaska. don't wear you penny loafers and polo shirt in this place. unless you like to get thrown around like a rag doll. these days, it's a popular hangout for everyone actually. if you want the real deal, try some out of the way places around town and outside of town. go to wasilla or even farther talkeetna. there's a great bar on the way to the hilltop ski area in anchorage. look for it on the left while going down that road. i don't remember any signs out front, but you'll know it when you see it. the java joint ( a big pink building across the street from REI) is no longer there, but there should be some kind of cool coffee house scene or a good place to eat.

Dress Code: the dress code is well.........if you don't own a flannel shirt......get one. there are some places to dress up to go out on the town, but the main choice of dress is comfort.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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