Things to Do in Alaska
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Every summer weekend, more than 300 vendors pitch tents and tables at the Anchorage Market and Festival. It's a perfect place to shop for last-minute souvenirs, chat with the locals, and admire handcrafted art from the Alaskan wilderness....
Looking for adventure in the city? Put bicycling at the top of your itinerary. The folks at Downtown Bicycle Rental will help each kid and grownup find the perfect bike, plus helmets, maps, and water bottles for the ride....
For an unforgettable family memory, you can't beat flying over the 20,000-foot Mt. McKinley and Denali Park. ...
Kids and grownups alike will laugh and cheer at this action-packed show, hosted by the Seavey family and performed by champion racing dogs. But the best part is at the end, when you get to cuddle tiny Iditarod puppies from the kennel. ...
There's truly something for everyone at this must-see tribute to Native Alaskan life and history. Guides encourage kids to ask questions as they touch and explore, while on-site artists demonstrate various crafts....
Float lazily down the Resurrection River, trailing your hands in the cold-but-gentle water while expert guides do all the paddling. Perfect for kids and novices, there's absolutely no whitewater — just a relaxing ride and lots of photo ops....
Part aquarium, part wildlife rescue center, the Alaska SeaLife Center gives kids a peek inside the world of Alaska's marine animals. But they'll also learn about injured animals who have come to the Center for treatment and rehabilitation....
Science & Nature Museum
Kids of all ages and abilities enjoy this short half-mile hike through the forest, across a creek, then up to Exit Glacier, the only glacier in the park that you can get to on foot....