- TripBuzz found 47 things to do with kids in or near Wasilla, Alaska, including 30 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Palmer, Eagle River, McCarthy and Anchorage.
- From Nancy Lakes Recreation Area to North Bowl, the Wasilla area offers 41 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, History Museums, Parks and Kayaking.
- An hour outside of Anchorage, Wasilla, Alaska is a city with scenic beauty and outdoor adventures like hiking, fishing, and camping. The Dorothy G. Page Museum of the city is open year round for visitors to explore and learn about the cultural and historical heritage of Wasilla. The city is also known as the hometown of Sarah Palin, Alaskan Governor and 2008 Vice Presidential Nominee.
Nancy Lakes Recreation Area is an interconnected system of lakes great for canoeing. This family friendly campground is state land with local volunteers as hosts and offers overnight rental cabins on lakes with fishing opportunities.
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.
Independence Mine State Historical Park is dedicated to the history of the gold rush. A self-guided interpretive tour through the mine camp will teach you what it was like to live and work in one of Alaska's largest gold mining camps.
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…
Offering digital projection, The Valley Cinema plays the latest movie releases. They have a small arcade for games and a concession stand with meals like cheesesteak. They also offer beer and wine after 9 p.m.
The early days of the Knik community are on display at Knik Museum and Musher's Hall of Fame. Artifacts include clothing, furniture, tools and more. On the second floor, the Musher's Hall of Fame honors dogs and mushers who contributed to sled dog racing.