- 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
93% 42 votes
4000 Ambassador Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508 MoreLess Info
Serving as a local full service hospital, the Alaska Native Medical Center also has a large craft-based gift shop. The retail space consigns items from Alaska Native artists and craftspeople with all purchases providing income for the artists and for the health care services at the medical center.
89% 149 votes
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.
Encompassing over seven acres every summer weekend, Downtown Saturday Market, features over 300 vendors serving Alaskan-made goods and foods. Visitors can find freshly prepared foods, fish markets, baked goods, crafts and more while enjoying live entertainment throughout the day.
75% 117 votes
4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507 MoreLess Info
Encompassing 110 acres of boreal forest, the Alaska Botanical Garden provides visitors with the opportunity to see a wide array of native Alaskan trees and flowers. The garden is a research site, and is available for event rentals, as well.
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. specializes in Artic Devil Barley Wine, Sex Machine Sour Brown Beer, T.R.E.A. T. Imperial Chocolate Porter beer, and Trickster Pumpkin Ale, which is distributes in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, California and New York City. At their Anchorage location, the company serves 16 beers and two s…
A natural history museum focused on Alaskan, American, and global history, the Anchorage Museum features an array of exhibits. The museum features a polar lab, a timeline of Alaskan history, and a changing slate of visiting exhibits.
88% 100 votes
621 West Sixth Ave, Anchorage, AK MoreLess Info
The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts is a non-profit organization that provides services for over 240,000 patrons. The center is available to rent for weddings, banquets, and informational lectures.
At Alaska Museum of Natural History, visitors can learn about the ecological and cultural history of the region through a variety of permanent and rotating exhibits. These exhibits contain dinosaur artifacts, gems, taxidermy, and more.
The 134.38-acre Earthquake Park has been left as the area was found following the March 27, 1964, 8.5 Richter Scale four minute earthquake, as a memorial to the event. At the park, visitors can stroll on part of the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and view earthquake informational kiosks.