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Things to do in Anchorage

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Ranked #1 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Forests; National Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #3 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; 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 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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 #6 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #7 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Transportation; Other
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 #9 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other

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 #10 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
Learn about Alaska's wildlife and wilderness through a scavenger hunt for children.
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Ranked #11 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: History Museums; Museums
Free Admission
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Ranked #12 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Parks; Hiking Trails; Outdoors
This park offers 20 miles of cross-country skiing, hiking and bike trails.
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Ranked #13 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
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 #14 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Visitors can view old wrecked planes in a restored hanger.
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Ranked #15 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
Popular locale for viewing waterfowl and salmon.
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Ranked #16 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
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Ranked #17 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Science Museums; Museums
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Ranked #18 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
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Ranked #19 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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 #20 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #21 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Bodies of Water; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
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 #22 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
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Ranked #23 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #24 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Take in the beauty of Alaska's native flora and northern-hardy perennials at this tranquil garden located amidst 110 acres of... more » Owner description: Take in the beauty of Alaska's native flora and northern-hardy perennials at this tranquil garden located amidst 110 acres of boreal forest. View perennial, herb, alpine rock and wildflower gardens. Walk on nature trails, enjoy a new Peony Collection, glimpse wildlife. « less
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Ranked #25 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #26 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #27 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cross-country Ski Areas; Biking Trails; Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #28 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Parks; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #29 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: Convention Centers; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 87 attractions in Anchorage
Category: ; History Museums; Natural History Museums; Museums
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