Cheap dates in Alaska
Anchorage is a town of endless opportunities, especially in the summer seasons when sunlight is plentiful. Here are our five favorite date night ideas in Anchorage that kindle a sense of deeper connection and awe.
Alaska is a beautiful state and in the summer the days are long and often full of sunshine, but those months come at a price; winter. And anyone who has spent a winter in Alaska knows that the days can be dark, short, and freezing, often leaving people feeling like the only thing to do is to batten down the hatches, pull out the blankets, and binge Netflix until spring comes. However, if you are hoping to break the hibernating cycle and venture out into the cold, here are a list of ten Anchorage date ideas perfect for the colder months!
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Your partner probably is too! In that case, spice things up a bit with these fun, unique date ideas that both of you will love. Alaska offers a lot of fun things to do, especially outdoors, all year long.
So we put together a bunch of really fun things you and your ificant other can do when you get tired of the plain old vanilla dates you go on every other weekend. Have any other unique date ideas that would be great for an Alaskan couple? Let us know in the comments!
Hiking trails by town
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date. If you both love to climb then take it outside and spend the day on the wall.
There are hundreds of spots along the Seward Highway with all levels of outdoor climbing spots. Even if you don't have the need for speed, it's a lovely place to ride your bikes around together. Kincaid Park is in West Anchorage and offers 1, acres of trails to ride on. Keep an eye out for the moose!
Arctic Warrior Flickr. Explore Alaska's backcountry together on snow machines! This Is Reno Flickr. Full Curl Archery is just one of the many shops around Alaska that offer bow rentals and archery lessons. Travis Flickr.
Fairs & festivals
Really, any sunset in Alaska is the perfect date, but a great place to start is Earthquake Park in Anchorage. Joseph Flickr. Go somewhere lesser known and harder to get to for a more romantic hike. From the iconic Glacier Bay to the thousands of lakes scattered about the state, you and your date will love to kick back and relax on the water. Visit Finland Flickr.
Charm them by turning the headlights off and the music up, dancing under the stars has never been so romantic!
Kimberly Vardeman Flickr. Visit Alaska Ziplining Adventures in Juneau for an insanely unique date experience.
You'll never forget flying through the enchanting canopy of Alaskan Rainforest. Jason Hickey Flickr. Who wouldn't love going fishing on a beautiful sunny day? Mirror Lake is a great place to fish because it is stocked with trout and the drive through Denali National Park makes it even more of a unique date adventure.
Jeremy Keith Flickr. There are plenty of places you can book a helicopter tour for you and your date.
Get a chance to fly over and land on one of the many glaciers in Alaska. It's a beautiful and fun experience that won't be forgotten. Alaska In Your Inbox spinner.
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Casea Peterson. Casea Peterson grew up archery hunting, fishing, and camping throughout the Pacific Northwest. Motivated by her love for the outdoors she moved to Alaska to attend school and to spend time exploring the last frontier. e-mail address for things to do, restaurants to try and much more!