- Our list of the best things to do in Whittier, Alaska, features the top 38 nearby activities — including 22 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Whittier, AK has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Outdoor Places, Adventures, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Whittier, AK , followed by 22 popular activities in nearby cities, including Girdwood and Anchorage
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.
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.
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.
At the Kenai Visitor's Center, visitors can view exhibits explaining the influence of Russian and American occupation on the Kenai area. Visitors can also view indigenous art, along with animal and fish mounts.
84% 43 votes
Mile 104 Seward Highway, Indian, AK 99540 MoreLess Info
Learn to pan for gold at Indian Valley Mine National Historic Site, check out an assay building with a small museum, try to cross the rope crossing as the miners would have had to years ago or enjoy the panoramic view of the Turnagain Arm.