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There is a lot to do in Anchorage for just a day. I suspect you mean the log cabin Visitor center on 4th Ave.....To my knowledge there is no "hospitality center".
Sailing on the Coral Princess out of Vancouver 5-14-12. We get into Whittier then to Anchorage on Monday the 21st. Soooo excited. Our flight back home to Alabama is not until 11:55 that night. Thought about renting a car for the day and seeing the sights. We get dropped off at the Hospitality Center in downtown Anchorage. I know it closes early evening. I was thinking if we had a car, we would have our luggage with us, could see the sights, then go to the airport about 9pm. Would appreciate any recommendations from others who know more about this.Although the most costly option, it makes, BY far the best use of your time- consider renting the car direct from Whittier. Stop in Girdwood, at Alyeska, Portage Visitor Center, Alaska Wild Animal Conservatory, Crow Creek, Potter's March etc etc etc. You could bypass Anchorage, and head directly north, Hatcher Pass, Independence Mine, Musk Ox Farm, Eklutna Spirit House tour, more etc etc.
There is a lot to do in Anchorage for just a day. I suspect you mean the log cabin Visitor center on 4th Ave.....To my knowledge there is no "hospitality center".Haven't you been downtown in the Summer? They turn the Egan center into Cruise ship central. Tour buses camped outside every day....luggage trucks lined up and thousands of eager tourists....
Going to Hatcher's Pass this year in May....the back side of the pass..which is the most scenic (IMHO) probably won't be open due to snow yet....It won't affect the front half of the pass which is also spectacular....It alone can take most of the day...but what a great day.... The famers markets are open on Sat and Wednesday...there are several in the area but the produce doesn't really get into the markets in huge supplies till June...I still have snow on my garden....and won't be able to plant for another few weeks...like the middle of May, I hope....The "back half" isn't doable by any of the major car rentals anyway.