Downtown Anchorage surrounded by snow capped mountains and lake

Things to do in anchorage

Discover the local adventures, wildlife tours and annual events

If you’re looking to experience the beauty of nature, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better destination than Anchorage. Lovers of the great outdoors can wander along picturesque trails, spot incredible wildlife and visit some of the area’s majestic national parks. Prefer to stay inside? Learn more about the history and heritage of the region at the Anchorage Museum and the Alaska Native Heritage Center, or check out the historic aircraft at the Alaska Aviation Museum.

Depending on what time of year you’re in Anchorage, there are plenty of fun events to experience, from the quirky Fur Rendezvous Festival to the Anchorage International Film Festival and the terrific Anchorage (Farmers) Market in summer featuring 300 vendors.

Situated just next door to the world’s busiest seaplane base, Coast Inn at Lake Hood offers easy access to all of the area’s most popular things to see and do. If you need additional suggestions, just ask.

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