- TripBuzz found 39 things to do with kids in or near Anchorage, Alaska, including 13 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Eagle River, Girdwood, Talkeetna and Chugiak.
- From Rust's Flying Service to Alaska Zoo, the Anchorage area offers 43 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Science Museums.
- Located in South Central Alaska, Anchorage has over 40 percent of The Last Frontier's total population. The population grew during World War II, due to the influx of military facilities. The city is known for its diverse wildlife population that includes around 60 grizzly bears, 250 black bears, and 250 to 1,000 moose, depending on the season.
Rust's Flying Service offers flights over Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, Prince William Sound, the Chugach Mountains, Cook Inlet Redoubt Bay, Brooks River, Katmai National Park, and Lake Clark National Park. The company also offers fly in salmon fishing trips.
Alaska's only indoor waterpark can be found at H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark in Anchorage. The park features waterslides, a lazy river, water coaster, and more, visit today and enjoy the water any time of the year, in any weather.
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423 East 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501 MoreLess Info
Alaska's Finest Tours & Cruises helps to point visitors in the right direction when setting up their excursion plans throughout Alaska, including private tours. The most popular tours include glacier and wildlife exploration, dog sledding and helicopter tours.
Encompassing 1,400-acres of lush forests and stunning mountain views, Kincaid Park in Anchorage is an outdoor lovers paradise. Miles of trails for biking, hiking and jogging, traverse beautiful recreation areas, playgrounds, and picnic areas.
Hands-on activities and exploration are the focus of the Imaginarium Discovery Center which is part of the Anchorage Museum's expansion project. The center itself features 80 exhibits and related programs for the discovery of science on a personal level.
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4721 Aircraft Drive, Anchorage, AK 99502 MoreLess Info
Featuring amphibious planes, Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum has a wide variety of plane memorabilia to browse, from WWII planes to present day. The museum has a flight simulator where visitors can experience what it feels like to be a pilot.