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Husky Homestead Denali National Park and Preserve
You could see how much love and care went into loving and training all the pups, felt like being welcomed into one's home and getting a glimpse of one big, loving happy family, will definitely visit again one day.
Having 9 people it’s a little hard to know what everyone wants to do, but this was perfect and fun! Happy and light hearted for entire family!
Dog Gone It Cantwell
They are a warm, welcoming family who meet you upon arrival (yes, Caitlyn picks you up with the Dog Gone It bus) with waves and arms full of little pups for you to cuddle and spoil!
You must take the time to visit an Alaskan Family living an on going dream, The love for the animals and work involved taken care of these dogs who love and I mean love to run.
Mendenhall Glacier Juneau
Kids loved looking for "gold" in the sand, it was neat to see the icebergs floating in the lake that have broken off the glacier and seeing the amazing waterfall.
Are large family went on the Mendenhall Glacier Hike with Tayer as our guide and she was incredible.
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Reindeer Farm Palmer
Denise put our whole family in a side by side ATV and took us up the mountain to the upper pastures and showed us these phenomenal fox dens and where they graze their horses.
The kids loved feeding the reindeer, getting to pet them and seeing all of the extra animals i.e. elk, bison, dog Kodiak was a bonus.
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Juneau
Attend a talk by a ranger, see a wonderful film, observe mountain goats through the available telescopes, let your children experience the hands-on exhibits, touch some glacial ice, purchase a souvenir, take a hike.
This glacier was a fantastic part we had visited at Juneau and it was part of a salmon bake and a whale watching and wildlife excursion which was amazing since we saw a humpback whale mother and her child playing...
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Nugget Falls Juneau
Kids loved this getting super close to the waterfall and seeing the glacier and icebergs.
Our kids - ages 3 to 13 - enjoyed the walk as well as the beautiful falls at the end and the beautiful views of the glacier.
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Resurrection Bay Seward
The kids walking along the shoreline skipping rocks and watching out for the seals, puffins, and otters that come quite close to shore.
kid activities and wonderful views
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Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center Fairbanks
Interactive displays for kids & historical presentations maintain interest, while all the maps or information needed is available with helpful & cheerful staff.
Native culture exhibits, Iditarod photo exhibit, outdoor garden and cabin, Native artists making beaded jewelry in the lobby (and a table for children to make something with beads).
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Running Reindeer Ranch Fairbanks
It was enjoyable, informative, and FUN!! Jane knows everything there is to know about the adorable reindeer that live with them and each reindeer is a prized family member bearing its own story!
After a leisurely walk through the woods with the reindeer (with plenty of time to take pictures), we sat on their deck while Jane read the kids a story about reindeer and served us homemade cookies and lemonade.
Denali Denali National Park and Preserve
There is also a museum and a Junior Ranger Park program which is designed for kids, but adults are welcome to participate as well, and come with an activity booklet, and Junior Ranger Badge, if the booklet is comp...
Trails are well maintained and there are lots of family activities.
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Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park Sitka
Trails are easily walked so whether you're a senior citizen with mobility issues or a family with small children you'll enjoy seeing totem poles, amazing trees and gorgeous views looking out over Sitka Sound.
... it down about a mile passing the Russian Bishop's House, Historical Luthern Church, two cute children selling lemonade on their front lawn (we purchased two - delicious!), a chowder house on the right, and the...
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Kroschel Films Wildlife Center Haines
... pet the rear end of a wolverine and got kisses from a carrot loving moose!! Seeing these special animals being cared for so well in a natural, large environment and treated like family made this a must see tour!!
What a thrill it is to see children learning about Alaska's wild animals in a safe environment where they can get an in-depth understanding of the difference between domestic and wild animals.
Alaska State Museum Juneau
I went in knowing so little and came out with a colorful story of the history of Alaska....My 8&12 year old children enjoyed it as well.
Perfect way to spend a rainy afternoon and suitable for the entire family.
Kenai Fjords National Park Seward
We had a humpback whale jump right next to the boat, saw families of humpbacks and orcas in the water, tons of sea lions and puffins.
Super informative - and if your kids get weary of the Jr Ranger activities, you can finish them off in downtown Seward, since there's an NPS office across the street from the Alaska Sealife Center.
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Girdwood
... a nice variety of animals that were out and around playing , eating and available for viewing : Eagles , moose , bison , musk ox, bear , elk , reindeer & numerous others !! A great stop with or without children !
I still like to take my kids once a year to see what animals they have - There are fewer animals than at a zoo and the animals they do have are rescues and have a bigger area to live - usually we see eagles, bears...
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Tracy Arm Fjord Juneau
Spectacular scenery on this easy and kid-friendly excursion.
However it was still a great experience, the large floating icebergs with seals sunning themselves were a hit for the whole family.
Denali Visitor Center Denali National Park and Preserve
Awesome strenuous hike Active family of four VIews were amazing Do the more strenuous part going up !!!
You can also hop over to the ranger station and get a FREE sled dog presentation in the morning, well worth your time and great for children.
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Chilkoot River Haines
Nice easy 20 min or so loop hike as well for kids.
The mother bears would grab the salmon and throw them up to the kids anxiously awaiting them.
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Eagle River Nature Center Eagle River
Eagle River Nature Center is located about 30 minutes north of Anchorage, and is well-known among local families as one of the go-to places for all things outdoors, nature, and science.
Amazing place to take friends and family when visiting town when you just want to do a small day trip walk with views.
Lower Reid Falls Skagway
Great little hike for kids
Good for families.
Alaska Railroad Anchorage
Great Fun on the Fairbanks Family Fun Train!
Since this was a flagstop train, we picked up various homesteaders including the amazing Mary Lovell, her husband Clyde and other family members!
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Portage Glacier Girdwood
;-) The boat captain showed the kids the ice worms in some glacier water and we witnessed the glacier calving as well!
Each year our family takes a day trip here- the glacier is receiving- large and small ice chubs are in touching distance of the walkway
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Alyeska Aerial Tram Girdwood
Sight of family wedding overlooking beautiful ocean and surrounded y mountains.
Amazing views up there and the kids enjoyed it.
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Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Homer
In spite of the weather, the guide was especially knowledgeable and enthusiastic, as well as engaging with small children.
Support them with their neat gifts; Great to teach the kids early to respect our waters
Alaska SeaLife Center Seward
Awesome I love it kids love it grandkids love it watching birds fly underwater is mesmerizing the seals will chase a ball if you bring one across windows up an down
Amazing; great for the entire family; awesome learning experience on everything from seals and sea lions to puffins and other sea birds.
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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center Anchorage
They kids loved the opportunity to learn about Alaska, the culture, history, explore some neat science and technology exhibits, as well as the animals!
There are hands on exhibits for children, ever changing visual exhibits, an excellent indigenous people's of Alaska section...and MORE! Make plans to take the family for a day trip...stop in the Muse for lunch, an...
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Chugach State Park Girdwood
It's great for families and a good place for dog walks, running, camping, and taking in majestic views and wildlife watching.
The kids loved swimming and the area was beautiful!
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Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Rangers came aboard our ship & gave excellent narration & presentations to adults as well as to the children in the kids' clubs.
It was a very educational and fun activity for the whole family!
Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary Ketchikan
My family experience with our excursion booked in advance with our "Expert Guides": Connor & Brandon is a must see.We were able to watch a Mother Bear teaching her two club's the art of Salmon Fishing.
Great for kids as the hike is more of a walk; very knowledgeable and fun tour guides
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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Anchorage
I have been on lots of these rides and would recommend it to anyone that loves dogs, child have so much fun but I think that the adults have much more fun.
This race is unique and a wonderful experience for the whole family.