- Our list of the best things to do in Anchorage, Alaska, features the top 49 nearby activities — including 29 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Anchorage, AK has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Adventures, Tours, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 36 things to do within the city of Anchorage, AK , followed by 15 popular activities in nearby cities, including Eagle River, Girdwood, Talkeetna, Chugiak, Indian, Kenai and Wasilla
The Palmer Visitor Information Center is a community-run hub for travelers and vacationers to the area to gain information about local activities and town festivals. The center also houses an art and history museum that specializes in local color.
Collecting, preserving, and celebrating the history of Palmer, Alaska, The Palmer Historical Society maintains the Colony House Museum. The society hosts frequent history themed events, as well, and creates a periodic newsletter.
Located in the restored home of one of the first arrivals in the area, the Colony House Museum celebrates the traditions and history of the local area. The museum is run by the local historical society and is open daily.
100% 2 votes
PO Box 4260 - Palmer, Palmer, AK 99645 MoreLess Info
Alaska Backcountry Bike Tours leads bicycle tours along a variety of scenic trails, and hosts races and special events. The company also offers bike and ski rentals and maintenance services, and sells equipment, as well.
100% 1 votes
Knik River Rd, Mile 3.5, Palmer, AK 99645 MoreLess Info
A steep trail running near a river, Pioneer Ridge - Austin Helmers Trail is marked by small streams and swampy areas covered by bridges. There are many views of nearby waterfalls, and wildlife includes black bears.
Musk Ox Farm is a historic 1930s-era Colony farm dedicated to the once endangered Ice Age mammal that roamed the earth alongside saber tooth tigers and woolly mammoths. View them on a walking tour or wander around the small museum and gift shop featuring hand-knit qiviut items.
100% 6 votes
17435 Marcus Baker Drive, Palmer, AK 99654 MoreLess Info
Alaska All Terrain Tours - Day Tours offers patrons guided offroad tours of the Alaskan terrain on ATVs. Patrons will observe various birds, animal wildlife and scenery including whales, porpoises, seals, glaciers, puffins and sea otters. Lunch is also provided.