Anchorage

Top 3 Places to See and Top 3 Things to Do in Anchorage

  • By Mike K
  • Resorts
  • 06.06.2016

Are you planning a trip to Anchorage soon? If so, then you definitely have to include these places and activities on your list to get the most of your visit.
Places to See
Anchorage Museum – Located at Rasmuson Center, this museum will give its visitors a quick glimpse and education about Alaska’s art, history, science, and native culture. The interactive exhibits featured here will keep you in awe as you bask in the wonders of the natural world.
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center – This is a great place to visit, especially if you are travelling with your kids. Not only does this place feature various animals in an open-space setting, with certain animals safely enclosed, but it also educates about the importance of preservation and conservation of wildlife.
Alaska Botanical Garden – This garden occupies 100 acres of area in Anchorage. Opened in 1993, it features herb gardens, wildflower trails, nurseries, and a long list of native plants. Nature lovers will enjoy a relaxing afternoon spent on this site as they breathe in the clean and fresh fragrance of the air.
Things to Do
Ghost Tour – This may not be for the faint-hearted, but to those who are up for a challenge, this tour will walk you around the city’s haunted sites with the help of a guide who is both a history and a ghost buff.
Ice Climbing – Gear up and be ready for this exhilarating experience outdoors with the aid of experienced guides. If you are not ready for the high cliffs, you may opt to take ice-climbing lessons for beginners instead.
Horseback Riding – You can enjoy downtown Anchorage by riding a horse-drawn carriage and you may also saddle up and rent a horse to see places that cannot be accessed by vehicles. This is a fun way to view the natural beauty of Anchorage and visit its many sights.