Anchorage is a place full of great history and nearby options for outdoor activities and exercise. There are many great sites to visit near The Robert Stone Law Office LLC, and as long as you’re in town you might as well enjoy some of the best of what Anchorage has to offer.
If you’re an outdoor buff, we have suggestions for some beautiful parks. If you like history (Anchorage has a rich history) there are museums and monuments within blocks of our office. If you’d like to spend a day, or a weekend, or an evening relaxing and eating well, we have suggestions for that, too! Best of all, you can do a little bit of everything without going far.
History and Outdoor Fun
Nearby Elderberry Park at 1297 W 5th Ave. is a great place for a relaxing walk and some fresh air. This beautiful park was acquired as a patent from the US Government in 1917, and is on Block 35 of what was the original Anchorage township site. Today Elderberry Park has benches for enjoying the outdoor air and play areas for children of all ages. There is park equipment for children aged 2-12 years.
Distance from Robert Stone Law Office LLC: .1 or 1 minute
Oscar Anderson House Museum
Adjacent to Elderberry Park and near Robert Stone Law Office LLC is the Oscar Anderson House Museum. This home was built in 1915 by Oscar Anderson, who claimed to be the 18th person to set foot in the “Tent City” at Ship Creek. Anderson was an avid businessman. He contributed to Anchorage commerce in air transportation, meatpacking, and coal production. He was also involved in newspaper publishing. In 1976 Anderson’s widow, Elizabeth, donated the house to the city of Anchorage. In 1978 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Restoration began and between 1978 and 1985 the home was restored to its original 1915 condition.
Located at 420 M Street, guided tours of the Oscar Anderson House Museum are available between May 28 and September 1, Tuesdays through Sundays, noon – 4pm. Tours cost $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-12, and no charge for little ones under 5.
Distance from Robert Stone Law Office LLC: .4 miles or 3 minutes
Resolution Park and Captain Cook Monument
Also near our law office is Resolution Park, where you will find the monument to Captain Cook. Cook is the famous explorer who explored Cook Inlet in 1778 on the HMS Resolution. The Captain never made it to the Anchorage shore himself, but he sent his ship’s master William Bligh ashore for a look around instead. Bligh is better known for his role in the mutiny on the HMS Bounty. After failing to find a way inland by ship, Cook departed.
Resolution Park is known for its beautiful sunsets and view of Mount Susitna, called “Sleeping Lady” by locals. On a clear day Mt. McKinley is visible to the north. Resolution Park is located at 320 L Street.
Distance from Robert Stone Law Office LLC: .4 or 3 minutes
Simon and Seafort’s
Anchorage also has great options for lunch or dinner. Simon and Seafort’s is a landmark eatery with panoramic views overlooking Cook Inlet and Mount Susitna. Known by the locals simply as “Simon’s,” this is the place to go for a romantic evening or family night out. Serving prime aged steaks and innovative, fresh seafood dishes, Simon’s is located at 402 L Street.
Distance from Robert Stone Law Office LLC: .4 miles
The Hilton Anchorage is just 10 minutes from Ted Stevens International Airport, and within a block of great shopping and local museums and historical sites. The latest sports highlights can be caught at the Bruin’s bar, where a cold brew and casual dining make the game more fun. American favorites and Alaskan king crab top the menu at Hooper Bay Café. The diverse menu also has options for the best of local Alaskan cuisine. For dining or a weekend getaway, the Hilton Anchorage is located at 500 W 3rd.
Distance from Robert Stone Law Office LLC: .7 miles or 4 minutes
Make the rich cultural heritage of Alaska a fun part of your visit to Robert Stone Law Office LLC, and combine the errands you need to run with the pleasures of the many Anchorage attractions.