Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Spenard

Enjoy the museums and other features of Spenard. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and local tours. Sullivan Arena and Kincaid Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Spenard

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Spenard a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tony Knowles Coastal Trail (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Imaginarium - Science Discovery Center (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Elmendorf State Hatchery (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Anchorage Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Tanglewood Lakes Golf Club (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Spenard

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Spenard is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kincaid Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Pop Carr Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Arctic Benson Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Westchester Lagoon Overlook (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Lynn Ary Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Valley of the Moon Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Spenard

Fly into Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), which is 3.7 mi (5.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Spenard?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 59 vacation rentals near Spenard. From 17 Houses to 33 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Spenard for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Spenard?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Spenard:

  • Sand Lake: 47 vacation rentals
  • North Star: 95 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 70 vacation rentals
  • Northeast Anchorage: 32 vacation rentals
  • South Addition: 90 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Spenard?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Spenard. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pop Carr Park: 343 vacation rentals
  • Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot: 345 vacation rentals
  • Alaska Botanical Garden: 351 vacation rentals
  • Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: 345 vacation rentals
  • Providence Alaska Medical Center: 346 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Spenard listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Spenard?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 17 Houses in Spenard. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Spenard include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 33 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 26 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Spenard?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 47 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Spenard. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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