- Our list of the best things to do in Palmer, Alaska, features the top 61 nearby activities — including 34 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Palmer, AK has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Tours, Adventures, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Palmer, AK , followed by 38 popular activities in nearby cities, including Wasilla, Eagle River, Chickaloon, McCarthy, Anchorage, Girdwood and Chugiak
Paint Nite 415 E Street, Anchorage, AK MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
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.
Bodenburg Butte is a low isolated mountaintop nestled at the bottom of the Matanuska valley that has two trails, one maintained and the other side more adventurous. The best months are May to November. Allow for a 1-3 hour hike over 2 – 3hours depending on your fitness level.
The Reindeer Farm is a family run farm and home to 150 Reindeer, 35 Elk, 13 Horses, 1 Bull Moose, and 1 Bison. Other activities include hiking trails, horseback rides, Hay Rides, Tractor Rides, Hay Maze, Pototo Launching, face painting, Spooky walk, and Horse riding.
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.
The Palmer Visitor Information Center is a community-run hub for travelers and vacationers to the area to gain information about local activities and town festivals. The center also houses an art and history museum that specializes in local color.
Musk Ox Farm is a historic 1930s-era Colony farm dedicated to the once endangered Ice Age mammal that roamed the earth alongside saber tooth tigers and woolly mammoths. View them on a walking tour or wander around the small museum and gift shop featuring hand-knit qiviut items.
Fishtale River Guides offer experienced fishing trips year-round for king and silver and other common salmon species. Enjoy a 6 or 8 hour river tour during the fishing season, or winter ice-fishing. Fishing and lodging packages are also available.
Drawing its name from Arkrose Peak, Arkrose Brewery is a seven barrel production microbrewery in Palmer Valley. The brewery offers a tasting room and hosts special events during the month involving tours, art, and chocolate. They feature four flagship beers.