Anchorage Travel Guide

Marcus hunts the ghost of Anchorage’s first police chief, tracks down evidence against Robert Hansen, and learns the tale of Lucinda Schoeder.


Activities
Fraternal Order of State Troopers Museum
This museum provides a fitting meeting place for Marcus and author Tom Brennan to discuss the involvement of Alaska State Troopers in the Robert Hansen case.
  • 245 West 5th Avenue
  • Anchorage, AK 99501 US

Fraternal Order of State Troopers Museum

This museum provides a fitting meeting place for Marcus and author Tom Brennan to discuss the involvement of Alaska State Troopers in the Robert Hansen case.
245 West 5th Avenue Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-279-5050
Alaska Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory
Crime lab technician Bob Shem takes Marcus through the process of ballistics testing and explains the forensic science used to identify bullets in the Robert Hansen case.
  • 4805 Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. Ave
  • Anchorage, AK 99507 US

Alaska Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory

Crime lab technician Bob Shem takes Marcus through the process of ballistics testing and explains the forensic science used to identify bullets in the Robert Hansen case.
4805 Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. Ave Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-269-5740
State Trooper Ride-Along
Marcus accompanies Alaska State Trooper Tom Akelkok through the Alaskan wilderness to learn what it takes to enforce wildlife laws within this vast territory.
  • 527 Pittman Road
  • Wasilla, AK 99654 US

State Trooper Ride-Along

Marcus accompanies Alaska State Trooper Tom Akelkok through the Alaskan wilderness to learn what it takes to enforce wildlife laws within this vast territory.
527 Pittman Road Wasilla, AK, US
Kincaid Park
Professional man tracker Ty Cunningham sets up a trail for Marcus within this municipal park to show just how much you can learn by walking in someone else’s footsteps.
  • 9401 Raspberry Road
  • Anchorage, AK 99502 US

Kincaid Park

Professional man tracker Ty Cunningham sets up a trail for Marcus within this municipal park to show just how much you can learn by walking in someone else’s footsteps.
9401 Raspberry Road Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 343-639-6397
Portage Glacier, Chugach National Forest
Marcus treks out to Portage Glacier with former Fish & Wildlife Agent Lucinda Schroeder and hunting guide Steve Johnson to take in the views and practice bow hunting.
  • 161 East 1st Ave
  • Door #8
  • Anchorage, AK 99501 US

Portage Glacier, Chugach National Forest

Marcus treks out to Portage Glacier with former Fish & Wildlife Agent Lucinda Schroeder and hunting guide Steve Johnson to take in the views and practice bow hunting.
161 East 1st Ave Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-743-9500
Native Alaskan Log Cabin
Marcus shares a meal with members of the Knik Tribal Council to show that it is possible to be both a carnivore and caretaker of nature.
  • 8800 Heritage Center Dr
  • Anchorage, AK 99506 US

Native Alaskan Log Cabin

Marcus shares a meal with members of the Knik Tribal Council to show that it is possible to be both a carnivore and caretaker of nature.
8800 Heritage Center Dr Anchorage, AK, US
Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery
Marcus and researcher Doug Beckstead visit the final resting place of Anchorage’s first police chief John J. Sturgus at this historic cemetery.
  • 535 East 9th Avenue
  • Anchorage, AK 99501 US

Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery

Marcus and researcher Doug Beckstead visit the final resting place of Anchorage’s first police chief John J. Sturgus at this historic cemetery.
535 East 9th Avenue Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-343-6814

Hotels
Historic Anchorage Hotel
Marcus spends a week in this notoriously haunted hotel in hopes of coming into contact with one of its most famous ghosts: Anchorage’s first police chief, John J. Sturgus.
  • 330 E Street
  • Anchorage, AK 99501 US

Historic Anchorage Hotel

Marcus spends a week in this notoriously haunted hotel in hopes of coming into contact with one of its most famous ghosts: Anchorage’s first police chief, John J. Sturgus.
330 E Street Anchorage, AK, US
Embassy Suites Anchorage
The Embassy Suites Anchorage offers comfortable suites that include 2 phones with voicemail, high-speed internet and 2 televisions. Each rooms includes a coffee maker, fridge and microwave.
  • 600 East Benson Blvd
  • Anchorage, AK 99503 US

Embassy Suites Anchorage

The Embassy Suites Anchorage offers comfortable suites that include 2 phones with voicemail, high-speed internet and 2 televisions. Each rooms includes a coffee maker, fridge and microwave.
600 East Benson Blvd Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-332-7000
Alaskan Frontier Gardens B&B
Located just a mile from Chugach State Park, this B&B offers a quiet escape. Each room includes wireless internet access, cable TV, telephone and refrigerator. You can enjoy the stars and Northern Lights from the large decks and eight-person hot tub.
  • 7440 Alatna Drive
  • Anchorage, AK 99507 US

Alaskan Frontier Gardens B&B

Located just a mile from Chugach State Park, this B&B offers a quiet escape. Each room includes wireless internet access, cable TV, telephone and refrigerator. You can enjoy the stars and Northern Lights from the large decks and eight-person hot tub.
7440 Alatna Drive Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-345-6556
Homewood Suites Anchorage
The hotel features 122 suites with amenities such as kitchens, living areas, internet access and TV. The hotel is good for both extended or short-term visits.
  • 101 West 48th Avenue
  • Anchorage, AK 99503 US

Homewood Suites Anchorage

The hotel features 122 suites with amenities such as kitchens, living areas, internet access and TV. The hotel is good for both extended or short-term visits.
101 West 48th Avenue Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-762-7000

Restaurants & Bars
Jack Sprat Restaurant
Marcus and former Fish & Wildlife agent Lucinda Schroeder come in from the cold to have lunch at this rural restaurant and discuss her experiences in the 1992 Brooks Range mission.
  • 165 Olympic Mountain Loop
  • Anchorage, AK 99587 US

Jack Sprat Restaurant

Marcus and former Fish & Wildlife agent Lucinda Schroeder come in from the cold to have lunch at this rural restaurant and discuss her experiences in the 1992 Brooks Range mission.
165 Olympic Mountain Loop Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-783-5225
Marx Brothers Cafe
The Marx Bros. Café specializes in innovative contemporary cuisine featuring fresh Alaskan seafood and top-quality meats. It has an elegant setting and helpful staff.
  • 627 West 3rd Avenue
  • Anchorage, AK 99501 US

Marx Brothers Cafe

The Marx Bros. Café specializes in innovative contemporary cuisine featuring fresh Alaskan seafood and top-quality meats. It has an elegant setting and helpful staff.
627 West 3rd Avenue Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-278-2133
Moose's Tooth Pub & Pizzeria
This restaurant offers all types of pizzas, salads and sandwiches as well as beer.
  • 3300 Old Seward Highway
  • Anchorage, AK 99503 US

Moose's Tooth Pub & Pizzeria

This restaurant offers all types of pizzas, salads and sandwiches as well as beer.
3300 Old Seward Highway Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-258-2537
You might like: Simon & Seafort's Saloon & Grill
Known by the locals as "Simon's" this Anchorage landmark has beautiful views overlooking Cook Inlet of Mount Susitna and the Alaska Range. This classic American grill serves steak and seafood since 1978.
  • 420 L Street
  • Anchorage, AK 99501 US

You might like: Simon & Seafort's Saloon & Grill

Known by the locals as "Simon's" this Anchorage landmark has beautiful views overlooking Cook Inlet of Mount Susitna and the Alaska Range. This classic American grill serves steak and seafood since 1978.
420 L Street Anchorage, AK, US
Phone: +1 907-274-3502
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