- 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
Many touring services are provided by the Alaska Backcountry Access LLC: hiking, kayaking, snowmobiling, ski trekking, dog sledding, and many others. Those wishing for a complete adventure can choose for a package which includes wilderness camping.
A family-owned tour company, Alaska Life and Glacier Tours offers day tours that focus on either wildlife, culture, natural scenery, or a combination of the three. Tours begin with train rides and dog sled rides, and include glacial hiking.
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Mile 5.5 Portage Glacier Road, Girdwood, AK 99587 MoreLess Info
With information about the local area and history, the Portage Glacier & Begich Bloggs Visitor Center is a one-stop place for everything a guest would want to know about the area. The center also includes a gift shop.
Located on scenic Mt. Aleyska, Alaska Paragliding offers visitors a chance to experience this thrilling sport. Guided trips floating down the mountain in tandem with licensed instructors are offered to all guests, weather permitting.
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100 Arlberg Avenue, Girdwood, AK 99587 MoreLess Info
Located in the upper terminus of a chairlift originally constructed in 1960, the Alyeska Resort-Round House Museum offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountain scenery. The museum features exhibits relating to local outdoor recreation.
Heiny's ATV Adventures take guests on trails deep into Alaska's wilderness between May and September and vary from easy to extreme. Anywhere from having a thrill and enjoying the scenery to experiencing river crossings, hill climbing and mud bogging, steep hill climbing, swamp crossings, mud bogging and trail-b…