Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa

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401 East 6th Avenue, Anchorage, AK, 99501, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (907) 276-8700   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8046

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Whittier Cruise Port Hotel

Whittier Alaska Hotel - Whittier Cruise Port

While visiting our Whittier Cruise Port hotel, we want to make sure that your stay is as easy and enjoyable as possible. Extend your stay around your cruise and enjoy all that Anchorage has to offer. While at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa, visit Anchorage's top attractions or enjoy the services and amentities our hotel has to offer.

Ensure that your departure is as easy and pleasant as possible with our Cruise Tips and transportation guide.

Transportation

Airport

  • Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

Bus

  • Whittier Shuttle: Anchorage to Whittier, Alaska Cruise Transportation
  • The Magic Bus: Departs from the Anchorage Museum of History and Fine Art at 7th and A Streets at 9:45 a.m. daily - May through September; trip takes about 90 minutes, includes narration and picture stops, and drops at cruise dock at Noon. For reservations, call 800-208-0200 or email info@themagicbus.com.

Train

  • Alaska Railroad: The trip takes about 2.5 hours. For reservations please call 800-544-0552 or visit alaskarailroad.com.

Top Attractions in Anchorage to Visit Before Your Cruise

Whittier Alaska Hotel - Fly In Fishing

Photo Courtesy of Visit Anchorage

1. Fly In Fishing

Experience a thrilling outdoor adventure to one of the magnificent rivers located just minutes away by air from the seaplane base at Lake Hood. This includes a full day fly-in fishing excursion with guide, license, gear and lunch.

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Whittier Alaska Hotel - Wildlife Conservation Center

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center | Photo Courtesy of Visit Anchorage

2. Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! The AWCC has dedicated itself to preserving Alaska’s wildlife and teaching the public about their role in that process.

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Whittier Alaska Hotel - Native Heritage Center

Alaska Native Heritage Center

3. Alaska Native Heritage Center

An exploration of five distinct Alaskan native cultures at Alaska's premier native educational and cultural facility.

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Whittier Alaska Hotel - Anchorage Museum

Anchorage Museum | Photo by Ken Graham

4. Anchorage Museum

A world-class Museum located in the heart of Alaska's largest city.

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Whittier Alaska Hotel - Downtown Anchorage

5. Downtown Anchorage

Explore downtown Anchorage and experience great shopping, dining and museums.

Whittier Alaska Hotel - Alaska Zoo

Alaska Zoo | Photo by John Gomes

6. Alaska Zoo

Get up close and personal to all the great wildlife Alaska has to offer from Brown Bears and Caribou to the Golden Eagle and Snowy Owls.

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Whittier Alaska Hotel - Market

Photo Courtesy of Visit Anchorage

7. Anchorage Market & Festival

Held every Saturday and Sunday between May and September. Located on 3rd Ave & C St, this is Alaska’s largest open-air market featuring over 300 vendors selling everything from produce to homemade goods.

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Whittier Alaska Hotel - Mall

8. 5th Avenue Mall

Forget something? No worries this five level mall has more than 100 stores ranging from jewelry to electronics to women’s apparel, nowhere else in Alaska offers more choices.

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9. Salmon Fishing & Photography

Watch the salmon fishermen test their luck on Ship Creek just minutes away from the cruise ship dock.

10. Alaska Ulu Factory

You have been seeing them in every port and in every airport in Alaska. Now, you can tour the actual factory that makes them. Located minutes from the cruise ship dock.