Top 3 places to see and top 3 things to do in Anchorage (United States, Alaska)

  • By Mike N
  • Cities
  • 01.05.2016

Alaska, the final frontier, is a wilderness of wonderful things to see and do. Here are just a few of them:

Visit the Anchorage Museum of History and Art

The Anchorage Museum is Alaska’s biggest museum and it features exhibits on all kinds of Alaskan objects such as the wildlife, native culture, artwork and historic items concerning Alaska’s past.

Visit Kincaid Park

Kincaid Park is a 1,500 acre park off the Cook Inlet in Anchorage. There are trails for hiking, riding bikes, and doing cross country skiing. Plus, you may see some of the wildlife such as foxes, moose, or porcupines there.

Visit the Alaska Zoo

You can also see some of the Alaskan wildlife at the Alaska Zoo. They have a rescue program for various creatures like moose, seals, caribou, wolves and polar bears that aren’t able to live on their own in the wild.

See the Alaskan Native Heritage Center

If you like Arts and crafts, go to the Alaskan Native Heritage Center to see simulated Alaskan villages where they feature crafting, stories, dances, and activities for the kids both young and old.
Go Skiing at the Hilltop Ski Area

Hilltop Ski Area offers all kinds and levels of skiing and snowboarding from beginner to expert levels. It’s located near Chucach State Park next to the Karl Eid Ski Jump Complex, where you can also try your skills at lighted ski jumps if you dare.

Participate at the Imaginarium

If you like hands on activities, go to the Imaginarium. You can touch live marine animals, play with dominoes, go inside a huge bubble, and see a Toyland display and more. If your kids like science, they will love the interactive displays and activities.