- 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
Baked Alaska Alehouse Anchorage MoreLess Info
Alaskan restaurant prides itself in Over 30 draft and bottled beers
The ATV Tour to the Knick Glacier is a picturesque and adrenaline packed tour that covers over 50 miles of some of Alaska's most beautiful land. The tour includes a meal and an entire day of glacier and wildlife sightings.
Knik Glacier Day Tour is located in a desert niche climate area often referred to as Alaska's 'sunny glacier', and is considered one of central Alaska's greatest rivers of ice. The tour includes walking trails through the diverse ecosystem where 'Star Trek IV' and 'Avalanche' were filmed.
88% 424 votes
Mile 5.5 Portage Glacier Road, Girdwood, AK 99587 MoreLess Info
Opened in 1986, the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center at Portage Glacier offers its visitors precious information about the area, through documentaries and award winning exhibits.
Independence Mine State Historical Park is dedicated to the history of the gold rush. A self-guided interpretive tour through the mine camp will teach you what it was like to live and work in one of Alaska's largest gold mining camps.
The Williwaw Campground is situated along the beautiful Williwaw Creek with prime fishing and very near the Williwaw Salmon Viewing Area and the Tail of Blue Ice, with great views of the Portage Glacier. RV and tent sites are available.
98% 251 votes
38100 W. Glenn Highway, Chickaloon, AK 99674 MoreLess Info
NOVA, Alaska Glacier Hikes & Ice Climbing offer guided hiking day trips, on the Matanuska Glacier, providing many safe routes with spectacular views of crevasses, seracs, ice falls, moulins, caves and surface ponds. Suitable for a variety of ages, physical abilities and expectations, no experience necessary, an…
13-mile-long Russian River is a popular fishing area in the heart of bear country where you can fish for sockeye salmon, in mid-June and mid-July, rainbow trout and Dolly Varden Char in July and silver salmon in August. Access to the river is by hiking or a privately operated ferry.