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Ranked #1 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Bodies of Water
Owner description: Soak in the breathtaking scenery of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and bays whether kayaking, sailing or cruising through the... more » Owner description: Soak in the breathtaking scenery of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and bays whether kayaking, sailing or cruising through the calm waters. Wildlife abounds in the form of whales, seals, sea lions, eagles, bears and deer. « less
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Ranked #2 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: National Parks; Forests
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Ranked #3 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Art Museums; History Museums

The Anchorage Museum features permanent exhibits on Alaska art, history, science and Alaska Native culture. It also features a rotating schedule of exhibitions from its permanent... more »

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Ranked #4 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #5 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #6 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Hiking Trails

Flattop is Alaska's most frequently climbed mountain.  Located 13 miles from downtown Anchorage, the Glen Alps Parking lot in Chugach State Park is the jumping off point for many... more »

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Ranked #7 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Biking Trails; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas

This world-class 11-mi... paved trail though parks begins in downtown Anchorage on 2nd Avenue.  One mile from the start, the trail forks at Westchester Lagoon.  Left is the Lanie... more »

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Ranked #8 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #9 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Alaskan native culture is presented through storytelling, dancing, craft-making and simulated, life-sized villages... more » Owner description: Alaskan native culture is presented through storytelling, dancing, craft-making and simulated, life-sized villages representing each of the five main indigenous groups. « less
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Ranked #10 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers

If you are wandering around downtown Anchorage, stop at the visitors center. If you need info on things to do, this is the place. If you have questions, this is the place. If they... more »

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Ranked #11 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Educational Sites
Learn about Alaska's wildlife and wilderness through a scavenger hunt for children.
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Ranked #12 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #13 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: History Museums
Free Admission
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Ranked #14 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Hiking Trails; Parks
This park offers 20 miles of cross-country skiing, hiking and bike trails.
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Ranked #15 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #16 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. (The Center), a non-profit organization contracted by the Municipality of... more » Owner description: Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. (The Center), a non-profit organization contracted by the Municipality of Anchorage, manages the Center. The Center schedules space use in the building, provides production management and technical expertise, sells tickets, and provides services for more than 240,000 patrons who enjoy the facility annually. « less
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Ranked #17 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Popular locale for viewing waterfowl and salmon.
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Ranked #18 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Transportation
Owner description: The Alaska Park Connection offers twice daily scheduled summer coach service between Anchorage and Denali Park or Seward,... more » Owner description: The Alaska Park Connection offers twice daily scheduled summer coach service between Anchorage and Denali Park or Seward, including same day connecting service between Denali Park, Talkeetna, Anchorage and Seward. We also now offer service between Anchorage and Whittier on cruise ship days. Owned and operated by lifelong Alaskans since 1996, the Park Connection offers highway quality deluxe motorcoaches. You'll enjoy generous head and leg room, comfortable seating, large picture windows, and a PA system for tour highlights. Your knowledgeable driver will take you safely to your destination and point out some of Alaska's most stunning scenery along the way. « less
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Ranked #19 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Science Museums
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Ranked #20 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #21 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Zoos
Owner description: If you've missed seeing Arctic wildlife on your Alaskan adventure, you'll find it at this small zoo, where all the animals... more » Owner description: If you've missed seeing Arctic wildlife on your Alaskan adventure, you'll find it at this small zoo, where all the animals have names. You'll see moose, caribou, sheep, wolves, musk oxen, mountain goats and several different types of bears, including polar, grizzly and black bears. « less
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Ranked #22 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Visitors can view old wrecked planes in a restored hanger.
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Ranked #23 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
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Ranked #24 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Bodies of Water; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: With Lake Spenard, to which it is joined by canals, Lake Hood is considered to be the largest floatplane harbor in the world.... more » Owner description: With Lake Spenard, to which it is joined by canals, Lake Hood is considered to be the largest floatplane harbor in the world. « less
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Ranked #25 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #26 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Waterfalls
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Ranked #27 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: We provide guided trail rides through the beautiful Chugach State Park. No experience is required. We have rides going out... more » Owner description: We provide guided trail rides through the beautiful Chugach State Park. No experience is required. We have rides going out multiple times a day but they fill up fast so give us a call to reserve your spot. « less
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Ranked #28 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Parks; Bodies of Water
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Ranked #29 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Museums; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #30 of 102 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Historic Sites
A house museum that once belonged to a Swedish butcher.
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