The 24-hour darkness in the winter months occurs only in part above the Arctic Circle. Anchorage will get some sunlight for at least a few hours each day but the longest nights occur around Dec. 21st which is called the Winter Soltice. During the summer months, the opposite occurs and there are more hours of daylight than darkness making for some beautiful evenings.
Here are just some of the places in the Anchorage and Mat Su Valley area with homes to browse:
The choices are endless, the price ranges variable and the beauty unmatched. When deciding on where to live in Alaska, Anchorage is a wonderful location and destination. Beautiful scenery, cascading waterfalls, soaring mountains and beautiful winters; there's not much out there like Alaska.