AREA ATTRACTIONS AND HOTEL OVERVIEW
Welcome to the Hotel Captain Cook! The 547 rooms, including 96 suites, assure you a choice of deluxe Downtown Anchorage, Alaska lodging accommodations and majestic views: the Cook Inlet, Chugach Mountains, Anchorage cityscape or Mt McKinley. As the only luxury Anchorage hotel, we cater to your needs with the service and meticulous attention to detail for which the Hotel is justly famous.
Anchorage -- Alaska’s largest city -- is a vibrant, eclectic metropolis with a frontier spirit, located in one of the world's most spectacular settings. Embraced by six mountain ranges and warmed by a maritime climate, summer days seem endless and winter is truly a wonderland. It’s a young city, founded in 1915, but it boasts a fascinating past.
From its roots as a railroad construction camp and tent city, Anchorage has grown to nearly 300,000 people with more than 95 languages spoken. The diversity of the city’s residents means a multitude of arts and cultural activities, unique dining options and variety of events.
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AREA DINING AND LOCAL GUIDE
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July weather in Anchorage, AK is pleasant, making it a good month to visit throughout the year. Anchorage has long been plagued with many a misconception about being cold and dark. The truth is, the city is far south of the Arctic Circle. Protected by the Chugach Mountains and warmed by Japanese currents of the Pacific Ocean, the climate is actually quite mild year-round. Spring through fall, Anchorage's climate is similar to San Francisco's spring weather, with temperatures that can reach into the 70's. Summer highs average 65 degrees F/18 degrees C. Low humidity also contributes to Anchorage's comfortable climate. July daylight averages 21.36 hours.
WHAT TO WEAR
This year's conference attire is business casual. This includes slacks, polo-type shirts, blazers, or sweaters for gentlemen; slacks, skirts, polo-type shirts or blouses, blazers or sweaters, and comfortable shoes for ladies. Suits, ties, nine-to-five dresses and high heels are discouraged.