Activities & Things To Do In Alaska

Below you will find a neatly organized list of interesting activities and things to do in Alaska. Foodies, adrenaline junkies, sports fanatics, tinkerers, or those looking for something a little more laid back are sure to find an activity here that will suit their tastes. There are many interesting things to do in Alaska ranging from the tame to the extreme!


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Mount McKinley and the Denali National Park


Glass Blowing Studio & Eatery

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Glass blowing studio, organic restaurant, and gift shop in an idyllic coastal setting.  Food selection is limited but interesting and very reasonably priced.  Take a tour of the glass blowing studio and blow your own glass ornament.

Open year round. Contact Jewell Gardens or visit their website for hours of operation, pricing, and other important information.


Disc Golf

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Disc Golf or Frisbee Golf is one of the fastest growing sports in America.  It incorporates frisbee, golf, beautiful scenery and a laid back activity that’s sure to keep you entertained all day long.  And with courses available in literally every state, everyone can find a Disc Golf Course near their home.

Year round weather permitting. Some states have many locations, see website for the site nearest you.


Jewelry Making Classes

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Many types of jewelry making classes are available.  Ranging from Viking jewelry, wire wrapping, beads and metal clay working.  And perhaps the best thing of all is the cost, most of the classes are very reasonably priced.  And just like some of the other types of creative activities an added bonus with this type of activity is that you get to take home a neat souvenir of your own creation with your done.

See website for rates, class schedule, location and other important information.


Horse Adventures & Sleigh Rides

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If your planning a camping or hunting trip and need assistance consider hiring a licensed outfitter.  Professional transporters can provide pack services to carry you and your fellow adventurers along with gear and game into remote wilderness regions.  Horse drawn sleigh rides available during the winter months and horse riding activities are also available year round.  Custom packages can be arranged to suit your needs.

Be sure to visit their website for contact information, rates and services provided.


River Rafting Tours

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Very experienced company offering guided fishing and river rafting adventures for 35 years.  See some of the most remarkable scenery that Alaska has to offer as well as wildlife of all descriptions.  If your looking for something different to do this might be just what you need.  If you like to fish then pack some gear and take advantage of some of the best fishing opportunities on the entire planet.  Cabin rentals are also available.

Check out the website for more details such as rates, schedules, tips and amazing photos.


 Dog Sled Adventure

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If you want to experience something that’s truly Alaskan try a dog sled adventure through the Alaskan wilderness.  Explore the Chena River State Recreation area like a true Alaskan.  When in Alaska do as the Alaskans do and have a blast while your at it.  This is a small family run operation offering a very personal service that only a small company can provide.  Cabin rentals are available.  This is truly a one of a kind experience.

See website for more details including location and contact information.


Alaska Tour Adventure

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Take a trip on a ferry, sight site, visit quaint little fishing villages, sample local cuisine, and view amazing wildlife.  The ferry ride alone is an awesome adventure whether you do anything else or not.   Tour an oyster farm, go kayaking, explore Alaska’s inside passage, Glacier National Park, Denali and the Kenai Peninsula.

Reservations may be required so make sure to check their website before departing.


 Stained Glass Classes

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Offering a variety of beginner to intermediate stained glass classes, glass etching and enameled glass classes.  Small class sizes of 4 to 6 people ensures the individual attention that makes learning easy and fun.  An added bonus with this type of activity is that you get to take home a cool souvenir at the end of the day.

Much more information such as current class schedule, prices, directs and more can be viewed on their website.


A Day At The Alaska Zoo

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The Alaska Zoo is a non profit organization whose sole purpose is to make the world a better place by helping our furry, scaled and feathered friends. They care for an impressive selection of animals from ranging from tiny artic foxes to gigantic musk oxen, brown bears and more. You can never go wrong with a trip to your local zoo. Its a relaxing way to spend an afternoon, its good for the animals and there’s always something interesting to see.  If you have the time consider applying for an internship to become a volunteer to help the cause.

Make sure to check their website for a complete listing of special events, operating hours and other important information.


Alaska Sea Life Center

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Alaska Sea Life Center – Click for more details.

Get up close and personal with a window to the sea. The Alaska Sea life Center places an emphasis on conservation, education and the responsible use of our lands and oceans so that future generations can enjoy them too. They provide an important service by offering rehabilitation of sick and injured animals. Come spend the day exploring all of the things that makes our oceans such an awesome place. Some of the highlights of your visit may include an Octopus Encounter, Puffin Encounter, Marine Mammal Encounter or a behind the scenes tour. Special group rates are available so rent a bus and take all of your friends.

Visit their website for more detail information such as current operating schedule, rates, special events, and more.