- 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
Teaching students about river safety and kayak technique, the Alaska Kayak Academy is an expert on the subject. Classes include Packraft, beginning paddle sea and lake kayak, rescue, white-water, and pool classes.
Lead by personable and knowledgeable guides, Glacier City Snowmobile Tours is a service that leads guests on sightseeing adventures on snowmobiles around the local area. Visitors enjoy learning about the local history while observing the scenic setting around them.
94% 51 votes
1553 Alyeska Highway, Girdwood, AK 99587 MoreLess Info
Both scenic rafting trips and whitewater rafting adventures are arranged by Chugach Adventures – Private Trips. Guests can even access a highly exclusive trip with a helicopter ride to a remote area and rafting down an entire river.
100% 1 votes
3247 E. Cottle Loop, Wasilla, AK 99654 MoreLess Info
Sixtyone North - Alaska Photo Day Tours leads photo adventure tours all over Alaska, with an emphasis on the northern areas. Tours specialize in wilderness views and wildlife spotting, and include stays at adventure lodges.
Lead by local tour professionals, Gold Mine Safari Tours is a service that leads visitors through picturesque scenery on guided tours. During the tours, guests observe sights like hanging glaciers as well as wildlife like bears, moose, and sheep.
For a scenic excursion through Alaskan rainforest, the Winner Creek Trail offers several options. At the trail split, visitors choose a hike into the high country or a ride on the popular hand tram over the Winner Creek Gorge River.
A 32-lane bowling center, North Bowl hosts both open and league bowling as well as tournaments and private parties. The center provides an arcade room, neon bowling and a bar with flat-screen televisions, pool tables and dart boards.
99% 491 votes
Motherlode Powerhouse, McCarthy, AK 99588 MoreLess Info
St. Elias Alpine Guides Day Adventures offer a myriad of excursions for the outdoors enthusiast. Choose from glacier hiking, ice cave exploration, ice climbing, raft and flightsee, glacier kayaking, historic mine and mill town tours, glacier and lake fly-ins or multi-day and overnight packages. Backcountry skil…