- 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 Iditarod Sled Dog Race is a sled dog race that begins in March each year in Anchorage and ends in Nome. Other times of the year, visitors can visit the Iditarod Sled Dog Museum and learn more about the famous race.
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515 West 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501 MoreLess Info
Visitors can experience a lot of variety with Salmon Berry Tours - Private Day Tours. Possibilities include glacier walks, wildlife tours, dog sledding, history tours, snow machine tours, and helicopter tours.
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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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8800 Heritage Center Dr, Anchorage, AK 99506 MoreLess Info
The Alaska Native Heritage Center was founded for those wishing to learn more about the natives which lived in the area. Besides the academic programs and workshops, in here are found 5 villages which represent 5 indigenous people. Demonstrations, workshops, and exhibits are some of the things found in them.
A large variety of birds can be spotted at the Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary: wild geese, swans, ducks, grebes, harriers, and many others. Mammals such as moose and muskrats also find their home in here, while in the waters, when the season comes, the salmon abounds.