Anchorage is a great city for families to explore together.  The plethora of greabelts, parks, bike, trails, hiking trails, and attractions ensure a fun, busy day for children of all ages.

Here are some featured attractions for children in Anchorage:

    H2Oasis Indoor Water Park- A water park in Alaska? Isn't it too cold? You might think so, but the water at this indoor water park remains a pleasant eighty degrees year-round. Open since 2003, H2Oasis is Alaska's largest indoor water park, and the fifth largest of its kind in the United States. Slides, pools, and a 575-foot long river occupy 56,000 square feet. Children 3-12 can obtain day passes for a special rate, and toddlers get in free with a paying adult. There are also special rates for groups and families. Swimming lessons and kayaking lessons are offered throughout the week. Lockers are available for rental, and there is a changing room with showers. On weekdays, the park opens in the afternoon, and Tuesday and Thursday are reserved for special activities like swimming lessons.

    Anchorage Museum of Art and History- The permanent collection at this world-class museum numbers over 17,500 objects. The museum focuses on art and artifacts of Alaska such as Aleut and Eskimo crafts, but there are non-northern related works as well. 20 traveling exhibits visit the museum each year. Special exhibitions are aimed at children. Discounts are available for children and seniors.

   Alaska Zoo - The Alaska Zoo is home to a large number of rescued Arctic and sub-Arctic wildlife in natural habitats, making it an place for guranteed wildlife viewing in Anchorage.

The Anchorage CVB offers an excellent list of additional family-friendly things to do in Anchorage