Anchorage's chilly climate is fine to enjoy most of the time, but if you want to head indoors for a little hunting, that would translate to a great day of shopping! And it doesn't really matter if you are searching for something specific or are just out browsing, the shops, stores and boutiques that can be found in the city offer something special that make the thrill of the shopping hunt all the more enjoyable.
The Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall
offers a spectacular shopping experience. This 5-level center is located downtown and is anchored by some very recognizable tenants. You'll find such iconic retailers as JCPenny and Nordstrom, but you'll also find several specialty shops that are exclusive to the center within the state of Alaska. These include Apple, Banana Republic, Coach, Eddie Bauer, bebe and Gymboree, to name just a few. Gift cards are available and the mall's inviting layout makes strolling through with the family even more enjoyable.
Address: 320 West 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501 - MAP
Phone: (907) 258-4003
in Anchorage works hard to be a family-oriented destination for all of your shopping needs. The mall's inviting, relaxed atmosphere is just perfect for bringing the kids along as you look for an item for your home, for the children or just a little something for yourself. Some of the mall's most popular stores include Payless Shoe Source, Just for Kids, Foot Locker and Excalibur Sports. Also, you can enjoy a quick meal in the food court area before returning to your day of shopping. Come to Northway to make it a great day!
Address: 3101 Penland Parkway, Anchorage, AK 99508 - MAP
Phone: (907) 276-5520
A stylish observer once claimed that it isn't your size that matters, it's how you wear your style. That adage rings true at Classic Woman
. This boutique specializes in classy plus-size clothing for women, but also features a great selection of items for women who wear smaller sizes, too. The staff is quite helpful, and they offer items from such well-known designers as Eileen Fisher, Jones New York, Liz Claiborne, Vikki Vi and many more. So whatever size you are, the perfect fit awaits at Classic Woman.
Address: 3030 Denali Street, Anchorage, AK 99503 - MAP
Phone: (907) 563-5228
It doesn't matter if you're visiting Anchorage or are a permanent resident, because you will find something truly interesting and even delicious when you go shopping at Alaska Wild Berry Products
. When you stop into this log-cabin interior, you know you're on to something special. Choose from their signature wildberry jellied candies covered in chocolate, delicious preserves, and even take a dip in the chocolate waterfall. But the main store also features an unmatched selection of souvenirs, a wide range of clothing, keepsakes and lots more. So whatever you find, it will be something truly memorable, and possibly quite tasty!
Address: 5225 Juneau Street, Anchorage, AK 99518 - MAP
Phone: (907) 562-8858
Sometimes, a case of cabin fever is a good thing...especially if you get it at Cabin Fever
, one of Anchorage's most unique shopping destinations. The staff prides itself in being friendly and helpful, and if you are on the hunt for souvenirs in downtown Anchorage, this is the place that delivers in spades. And these aren't cheap, knockoff items-these are high quality Alaskan novelties and pieces that will make great gifts. You may not leave the store without picking up a little something for yourself!
Address: 650 West Fourth Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501 - MAP
Phone: (907) 278-3521
Have you always wanted a fur? Well, selecting one that is a perfect expression of your style just got a whole lot easier thanks to the folks at David Green Furs
. The staff knows a thing or two about quality furs, as they have been a family business in Anchorage dating all the way back to 1690. David Green has carried on his family's tradition, and offers unparalleled expertise and selection. The price is well worth it, so reward yourself with one of Green's choice furs that will no doubt impress everyone who sees it.
Address: 509 West Fourth Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501 - MAP
Phone: (907) 272-3877