- 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
99% 491 votes
Motherlode Powerhouse, McCarthy, AK 99588 MoreLess Info
St. Elias Alpine Guides Day Adventures offer a myriad of excursions for the outdoors enthusiast. Choose from glacier hiking, ice cave exploration, ice climbing, raft and flightsee, glacier kayaking, historic mine and mill town tours, glacier and lake fly-ins or multi-day and overnight packages. Backcountry skil…
Featuring a number of local and frightening actors, Gateway To Darkness is a local haunted attraction that is open during the Halloween season. Those who love the thrill of being frightened commonly visit the attraction.
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.
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.
76% 34 votes
3800 West Museum Drive, Wasilla, AK 99654 MoreLess Info
Alaska Museum of Transportation & Industry (MATI) is the collection, conservation, restoration, exhibition, and interpretation of artifacts relating to Alaska's transportation and industrial history with a strong emphasis on education. Within over 20 acres you can see Eskimo skin boats to jet aircraft.
Acting as Alaska's only residential golf community, Settlers Bay Golf Course features 18 holes with views of the Chugach Mountain Range. The club has a full-service on-site restaurant with catering options for events at the course.
100% 59 votes
29979 Knik River Rd, Chugiak, AK 99501 MoreLess Info
Group 3 Aviation Alaska offer guided kayaking, hiking, dog sledding, and ice climbing excursions via helicopter. Fly over the Knik Glacier; a 25-mile long, 6-mile wide river of ice, view the dramatic mountain scenery of glaciers, mountains, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and wildlife, and land on a glacier.