- The list below includes 44 free or cheap things to do in or near Wasilla, Alaska, including 33 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Parks, Kayaking and Off Road & ATV.
- From Independence Mine State Historical Park to Newcomb Park Wasilla Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wasilla and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Palmer, Eagle River, Anchorage and Girdwood.
Rust's Flying Service offers flights over Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, Prince William Sound, the Chugach Mountains, Cook Inlet Redoubt Bay, Brooks River, Katmai National Park, and Lake Clark National Park. The company also offers fly in salmon fishing trips.
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.
98% 251 votes
38100 W.. Glenn Highway, Chickaloon, AK 99674 MoreLess Info
Half day to multi-day scenic and Whitewater River rafting trips north and south of Anchorage, offering class I to class V so there's a river trip for all ages and physical abilities to enjoy. Nova River Runners Inc. also have 2 - 7 day Wilderness River trips available statewide.
Leading to a summit, Flattop Mountain Trail offers visitors of all skill levels an hour long trail. From the top of the trail, visitors have panoramic views of the surrounding wilderness and downtown Anchorage.
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.
Encompassing 1,400-acres of lush forests and stunning mountain views, Kincaid Park in Anchorage is an outdoor lovers paradise. Miles of trails for biking, hiking and jogging, traverse beautiful recreation areas, playgrounds, and picnic areas.
A large variety of birds can be spotted at the Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary: wild geese, swans, ducks, grebes, harriers, and many others. Mammals such as moose and muskrats also find their home in here, while in the waters, when the season comes, the salmon abounds.