Things to do in Anchorage

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    Anchorage Museum

    Anchorage Museum

    Ranked #1 overall in Anchorage things to do
    9.245 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    Before starting your Alaskan tour, pay a visit to the Anchorage Museum, especially to the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center. The only Smithsonian Exhibit outside of Washington D.C. is located here, ...

  • 2
    Alaska Native Heritage Center

    Alaska Native Heritage Center

    Ranked #2 overall in Anchorage things to do
    9.623 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    If you want get a great introduction to Native Alaskan Culture, this is the place for you. In order to get deeper into it, you'd have to go visit a ...

  • 3
    Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

    Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

    Ranked #3 overall in Anchorage things to do
    9.820 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking Trail
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    One of the best parts of anchorage! Long trail follows the coast from downtown all the way down to Kincaid park. Awesome biking, jogging or cross country in the winter. ...

  • 4
    Earthquake Park

    Earthquake Park

    Ranked #4 overall in Anchorage things to do
    8.916 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyHistoryGreen

    I love earthquake park. Not because of the history necessarily, but the location. Come here a few times and you'll see a moose, or 2, or 10. You'll see amazing ...

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     Flattop Mountain Trail

    Flattop Mountain Trail

    Ranked #5 overall in Anchorage things to do
    9.513 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Hiking Trail
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers

    Must go if you hike. Great view of A-town.

  • 6
    Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary

    Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary

    Ranked #6 overall in Anchorage things to do
    9.413 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Zoo or Aquarium, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    Potter's Marsh Bird Sanctuary is located on the southern edge of Anchorage. Great place to view ducks, swans, and lots of other water birds. There is the main parking area ...

  • 7
    Alaska Railroad Depot

    Alaska Railroad Depot

    Ranked #7 overall in Anchorage things to do
    9.812 reviews
    Popular withAdventureFamiliesOutdoorsy

    I loved riding the train to Seward and to Denali--great way to travel and theirs a bar!

  • 8
    Beluga Point

    Beluga Point

    Ranked #8 overall in Anchorage things to do
    9.512 reviews
    Outdoors, Scenic Lookout, Fishing
    Popular withAdventureOutdoorsyFamilies

    Beluga whales are awesome to see and the view is beautiful !

  • 9
    Westchester Lagoon

    Westchester Lagoon

    Ranked #9 overall in Anchorage things to do
    8.813 reviews
    Outdoors, Children's Activities, Sports, Park, Playground, Skate Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    Great park! Awesome trail to bike/walk. During the winter, it is great for ice skating.

  • 10
    Alaska Zoo

    Alaska Zoo

    Ranked #10 overall in Anchorage things to do
    8.314 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyGreen

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