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Anchorage
Lazy River; 575 Foot Long river that circles the park, Wave Pool Generates 3 to 4 foot waves, Mushroom Water Drop Located in Wave Pool Beached Boat Located in Wave Pool Master Blaster. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for ...
Palmer
Try your luck at Gold Panning and shop in our one-of-a-kind Gift Shop here in the Valley and come and see the friendly wolves. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Alaska
Seward
Offers visitors a chance to learn about Alaska's diverse marine ecosystem through interactive displays, educational forums, and encounters with Stellar Sea Lions, Seals, Puffins, Cephalopods and more!
Anchorage
Come and meet our animals! We offer many levels of guided tour experiences. Guides are staff and trained volunteers. Guided Encounters are for kids, while Alaska Zoo Tours and Private Tours are geared toward adults. Discovery Tours are offered dai...
Sitka
Each year, the Alaska Raptor Center provides medical treatment to 100-200 injured bald eagles and other birds. Our goal is to release our patients back into the wild; some, however, are injured so severely they could not survive in the wild even afte...
Palmer
Located outside of scenic Palmer, Alaska, the Reindeer Farm offers a variety of enjoyable Alaskan activities, including reindeer tours, a gift shop, horseback rides, and nearby hiking trails. Feed and pet these majestic northern animals, and you will...
Portage Glacier
On the shores of Turnagain Arm, surrounded by mountains and hanging glaciers, Big Game Alaska Wildlife Center is the perfect place to learn about Alaska wildlife. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Palmer
Every year we host thousands of visitors who come to view the animals, learn about the project and take advantage of this unique opportunity to see and photograph one of the Arctic\'s oldest living species. For a truly Alaskan experience, come visit ...
Portage Glacier
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) is a non-profit organization that provides refuge for orphaned, injured and ill animals; cares for animals that cannot survive on their own in the wild; and educates visitors about Alaska's wildlife.
Fairbanks
Welcome aboard! Your three-and-a half hour cruise will take you into the heart of Alaska and the heart of a family who has made the rivers of Alaska a way of life for four generations.
Fairbanks
Take in the scenery while our local narrators introduce you to local history and legend. Or just relax and enjoy the Chena River. What a way to see the sights. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Skagway
Our costumed characters will bring the past to life as you are immersed in Alaskan history and adventure! Something for everyone can be found in one convenient location: meet an Iditarod musher & his sled dogs, pan for gold, feel the cold of the nort...
Sitka
Most historical tours treat Sitka's remarkable past as a testimonial to a bygone people- a window to an era that shaped the present, but is somehow extinct. On Sitka Tribal Tours, however, history is a living thread from the past to the present.
Juneau
Board the 56\' Adventure Bound for an unforgettable glacier cruise to the best of Alaska. Tracy Arm, a classic fjord, has it all - snow capped peaks, shear rock palisades, waterfalls, rainbows and tidewater glaciers. Drift among the icebergs for the ...
Homer
Each day from Memorial Day through Labor Day we provide a 6 hour round trip tour to Seldovia. Leaving Homer harbor at 11:00 am we make our way to Gull Island to see the home to nine nesting species of birds. Many, many other species may be found her...
Anchorage
Choose from over 50 sightseeing tours throughout Alaska and the Yukon. Tours that depart from Anchorage last from 1-hour to a full day and range from glacier cruising to bear viewing! Fairbanks sightseeing is all about gold country with several optio...
Ketchikan
Visit Saxman Native Village and experience the rich living culture of southeast Alaska's Native Americans. Get an exclusive look at the fascinating culture of SE Alaska's original inhabitants. The Tlingits welcome guests in the traditional style that...
Ketchikan
Come join us for a guided wilderness hike in the remote, privately owned, White River Valley. Enjoy a narrated city tour as your motor coach takes you into the wilderness surrounding Ketchikan. Meet your guide at the trailhead and get ready for a jou...
Ketchikan
Combine Saxman Native Village and The Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show tours to make a great day in Ketchikan. You will experience Native American culture through song, dance and stories, and learn of the "art" of lumberjacking through a rollicking demo...
Seward
Welcome aboard for an Alaska glacier and wildlife cruise experience of a lifetime. Imagine pulling up close to otters, sea lions, puffins and whales for that perfect picture opportunity, or drifting slowly by the face of a massive silvery blue glacie...
Seward
Kenai Fjords National Park abounds with marine sealife and is a must for those interested in Alaska glacier cruises, whale watching, Alaska bird watching, and wildlife viewing. Seward Alaska and Kenai Fjords National Park are terrific destinations fo...
Whittier
Welcome aboard for an Alaskan glacier and wildlife cruise experience of a lifetime. Imaging pulling up close to otters, sea lions, harbor seals and maybe a whale for that picture perfect opportunity. Or drifting slowly by the face of a massive silv...
Fairbanks
Fun mini golf for the whole whole famly!
Fairbanks
Fun for all ages in the heart of Pioneer Park - One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Alaska
Anchorage
Arctic Playgroundz is a safe, clean environment for parents to relax and enjoy coffee and lunch while their children play nearby. Their equipment is designed for children six years old and younger. Playhouses, slides, little cars and plenty of space ...
Wasilla
Largest Inflatable Indoor Playground in Alaska! Filled with inflatables. obstacle courses, bounce castles and slides. Alaska's Premier Fun Center. Open daily to the public! Also specialize in Private Parties! and Open Jump Parties
Anchorage
Anchorage's premier indoor 3D blacklight miniature golf course--18 holes of family fun!
Anchorage
Exhibit galleries feature the evolution of Alaskan aviation from 1913 to the present. There are over 20 vintage aircraft to see, flight simulators to use and a Bush Pilot gift store to shop in.
Anchorage
From the outset, the museum has energetically pursued it's mission to study and exhibit natural history materials relating to Alaska's natural history and to promote and develop educational programs which benefit students and enrich the curricula of ...
Kodiak
The past meets the present at the Alutiiq Museum, Kodiak's, Alaska Native culture center where visitors can explore 7,500 years of Alutiiq heritage. See ancient artifacts, discover history, and learn how Alutiiq traditions continue.
Anchorage
A multigenerational, hands-on science center puts scientific concepts into an Alaskan context. The center features more than 80 exhibits including an aurora machine, a marine animal touch tank and a planetarium. Specific gallery for under 5s.
Kodiak
At the Baranov Museum you can discover the history of Kodiak, Alaska through a variety of permanent and temporary exhibits, educational programs, and special events.
Homer
The Pratt Museum is dedicated to the process of education by exploring the natural environment and human experience relative to the Kachemak Bay region of Alaska and its place in the world.
Fairbanks
Billed as The Coolest Show in Town, the Ice Museum, in the historic Lacey Street Theater on Second Ave., is home to the Ice Showcase and Freeze Frame. Freeze Frame is a dynamic large screen multi-image presentation that tracks, from start to finish, ...
Fairbanks
The University of Alaska Museum of the North is a thriving visitor attraction, a vital component of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the only research and teaching museum in Alaska.The museum's research collections 1.4 million artifacts and sp...
Wasilla
MATI was established to give a home to the transportation and industrial remnants and to tell the stories of the people and the machines that opened Alaska to exploration and growth.
Anchorage
The Alaska Botanical Garden is a wonderful place to hike on woodland trails. The 1.1 mile Lowenfels Family Nature Trail takes you on a walk through spruce and birch forest, down to the north fork of Campbell Creek, offering views of the Chugach Mount...
Nome
Visit our visitor center in Nome, Alaska. Enjoy birdwatching. The preserve is home to raptors, waterfowl, and some rare Asiatic species. Fly out to Serpentine Hot Springs and spend a few nights in the bunkhouse while you hike among the huge granite t...
Eagle River
The Eagle River Nature Center is operated by Friends of Eagle River Nature Center, a community supported non-profit organization. The Nature Center offers nature studies for children and adults, 9 miles of hiking trails, and public use facilities ...
Fairbanks
The Alaska Bird Observatory is an Alaska nonprofit corporation. The mission of ABO is to advance the appreciation, understanding, and conservation of birds and their habitats through research and education.
Homer
Originally a fishing village, Halibut Cove is now home to several artists and businesses. A popular tourist destination, the cove offers several lodges and cabins and the only way to get around the cove is by boa
Copper Center
The Chugach, Wrangell, and Saint Elias ranges converge here in what is often referred to as the "mountain kingdom of North America."
Juneau
Embracing nearly a million acres of old growth rainforest, alpine tundra, and rugged coastline, Admiralty Island National Monument and the Kootznoowoo Wilderness offer unrivaled opportunities for solitude and primitive recreation in Southeast Alaska.
McGrath
Innoko National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve waterfowl, peregrine falcons, other migratory birds, black bears, moose, furbearers, other mammals, and salmon; to fulfill treaty obligations; to provide for continued subsistence uses; and ...
Fairbanks
Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve white-fronted geese, other waterfowl and migratory birds, moose, caribou, and furbearers; to fulfill treaty obligations; to provide for continued subsistence uses; and to ensure necessary wa...
Juneau
Welcome to Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure. We invite you to tour 50 acres of Southeast Alaska's lush rainforest, offering landscaping, floral design and scenic vistas.
Fairbanks
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is home to some of the most diverse and spectacular wildlife in the arctic. The Refuge's rich pageant of wildlife includes 42 fish species, 37 land mammals, eight marine mammals, and more than 200 migratory and res...
Anchorage
Adventure awaits!From 1 hr. to full days rides. Children as young as 4 yrs. old. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Alaska. Winter horse drawn sleigh rides.
Two Rivers
Dogsled Rides - Now you're talking excitement! We love taking people for dogsled rides during the winter. My brothers and sisters are anxious to show you our dog team skills. We work hard all year to keep in shape, and when winter comes we're ready. ...
Girdwood
With Alaska Wildland Adventures you can choose a vacation package that best suits your lifestyle and vacation travel dates. Whether it's an all-inclusive tour package, Alaska salmon fishing, Kenai River rafting, sea kayaking, Denali hiking or just ki...

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Fun places to visit in Alaska with kids

Alaska is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Alaska's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Alaska with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

Alaska

A lot of Alaska's best attractions centre on the amazing surroundings and wildlife of this quite unique state. There are some great tours where you can get to view whales, bears and eagles. There are so many fun places to go with kids in Alaska - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres - just take a look below, plenty of things to do with the children in AK.