Things To Do in Alaska

Visitors planning to travel to Alaska always want to know… “What is there to do in Alaska?” The answer is easy…a lot! There are activities for everyone… whether you’re looking to go flightseeing over Alaska’s immense mountain ranges or get up close to incredible wildlife (just not too close!) there is an endless number of things to do in Alaska.

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Alaska Attractions and Things to do

We have created lists of things to do in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Denali National Park, Juneau and beyond. Click on any category below to find a statewide list of attractions and use our search tool to filter results for the areas you’re interested in visiting.

Alaska Tours & ExcursionsATV Tours

Day tours range from ATV adventures to gold panning. This is a list of many activities and adventures around Alaska and the Yukon.

Shopping in AlaskaShopping

Shopping for uniquely Alaskan gifts from gold nuggets jewelry to native carvings and original artwork. You’ll find the Alaskan gift you’re looking for.

Wildlife ViewingWildlife Viewing

Wildlife viewing is pretty incredible in Northern BC, the Yukon and Alaska. From large black and brown bears to whales and sea lions.


Take a flightseeing tour over stunning mountain scenery in Alaska and the Yukon. Tours over Denali as well as Wrangell-St Elias.

Glacier ViewingGlacier Viewing adventures in Alaska

There’s no better place in the world for glacier viewing than Alaska. You can drive to them, hike to them or take a boat tour.

Rafting AdventuresGo Rafting in Alaska

Rafting in Alaska ranges from Extreme to relaxing. Denali National Park and Hope, Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula have amazing rafting.

Zip Line ToursZip Line tours in Alaska

Zipline tours in Alaska are a huge hit with visitors. You’ll find tours in Denali, Talkeetna and Ketchikan Alaska.

Whale WatchingWhale Watching tours in Alaska

Going whale watching in Alaska is one of the best things to do. There are many boat tours from Seward, Whittier and all over Southeast Alaska.


There are museums in almost every town in Alaska, the Yukon and BC that range from one room to entire city blocks.

Gold PanningGold Panning in Alaska and the Yukon

Gold panning in the Yukon and Alaska is a fun activity for the whole family. Most tours will let you keep all the gold you find!

GolfingGo Golfing in Alaska, Yukon and BC

Golf in the land of the midnight sun. It’s surprising how many golf courses in Alaska and the Yukon are available during the summer.

HikingHiking in Alaska and the Yukon and northern BC

From day hikes to multi day treks, hiking in Alaska and the Yukon is one of the best things to do in the north.