Southcentral Alaska is a region of Alaska, home to its largest population center around Anchorage, on the north Pacific Ocean. Visitors will most likely arrive at Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage.
Popular in Southcentral Alaska
Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska, located in the Southcentral region. Anchorage is a cosmopolitan port city with a population of over 300,000.
Homer is on the Kenai Peninsula in Southcentral Alaska and is known as "the end of the road".
Seward is a small port city located at the head of Resurrection Bay on the Kenai Peninsula in Southcentral Alaska.
In Southcentral Alaska
The Kenai Peninsula is south of Anchorage, surrounded by the Cook Inlet to the west and Prince William Sound to the east.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, with over 13 million acres, is the largest United States National Park.
Girdwood is a community with the Municipality of Anchorage located about 30 miles south of Anchorage, Alaska along the Seward Highway and is home to Alaska's largest ski area, the Alyeska Resort, which was home to the 2007 US Alpine Ski Championships.
Matanuska-Susitna Borough is in Southcentral Alaska. This borough is named after the Matanuska-Susitna Valley where farmers settled in the 1930s, through a government project.
McCarthy is a historic town in the center of Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.
Valdez is found in Southcentral Alaska on Prince William Sound. It is pronounced locally as "val-DEEZ", not like the Spanish surname.
Kenai Fjords National Park is a United States National Park in Southcentral Alaska.
Yakutat is a town near Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska. BY AIR: Alaska Airlines has regular service from Seattle, Washington as well as other Alaskan destinations.
Cooper Landing in Alaska is a small town located on the Kenai Peninsula, 100 miles south of Anchorage.
Willow Creek is a small village in the Copper River Valley in Southcentral Alaska near the Wrangell-St.