Things to do in Anchorage with kids
Anchorage is a BEAUTIFUL city!
This Alaskan gem is an incredible once-in-a-lifetime family experience! Kids will witness beautiful glaciers, come face to face with Moose, and have their day filled with adventure!
A great way to see this city are through tours, and you certainly won’t be spoilt for choice! From glacier viewing and bear spotting with Gray Line Tours, fun city tours on the very unique trolley with City Trolley Tours, to Alaska Railroad Tours - perfect for those train loving kids to choo choo choose! Anchorage is also a fascinating historical city.
Kids can explore the museums which cover a range of topics, from the Anchorage Museum with super fun hands-on exhibits, to the Alaska Museum of Natural History which gives an insight into the beauty of the surroundings.
Did we mention you can have sleigh rides with Alaska Horse Adventures? How cool is that!
This all-year-round city is a the perfect family-fun adventure!
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....
Step aboard Anchorage's first trolley for a clear view of the city! A lively informative sightseeing tour of Alaska's largest city!
It may be raining and cold outside, but our trains are comfy and warm inside! You'll know from the very moment you climb aboard the Alaska Railroad you're riding on the best train in the world.
The Imaginarium, Alaska's only hands-on Science Discovery Center, is designed as a place where people can have fun learning about science by actually doing science. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids ....
A multigenerational, hands-on science center puts scientific concepts into an Alaskan context, with a marine animal touch tank and a planetarium!
Alaska Museum of Science & Nature is a hidden gem in Anchorage, with hands-on exhibits features dinosaurs, rocks and gems, Ice Age mammals and more!
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.
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....
The Alaska Native Heritage Center, a renowned cultural center and museum in Anchorage, is an exciting place where all people can come to expand their understanding of Alaska's first people.
Alaska's largest indoor water park, with great attractions for the kids! From lazy rivers to a children's lagoon and a thrilling roller coaster, there is something for the whole family. A splashing family day out!
The BLM Campbell Creek Science Center is an outdoor science education center for people of all ages that encourages interest and participation in the balanced management of natural resources.
Amazing animal encounters with rescued animals in Anchorage, with guided encounters, tours, and educational fun at this family friendly zoo!
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 ....
Museum of Alaska Transportation Industry tells the stories of the people and the machines that opened Alaska to exploration and growth!
With Alaska Wildland Adventures you can explore the beauty of the north with tours covering Alaska salmon fishing, rafting, sea kayaking, & more
Enjoy a large inflatable playground with regularly changing features including themed bouncy castles, obstacle courses, slides and more! Bouncing fun in Alaska for kids!
Learn what it was like to live and work in one of Alaska's largest gold mining camps.Begin your tour of the Independence Mine State Historical Park at the Mine Mangers's House, which houses the Visitor Center and museum. Inside you'll see displays ab....
An amazing experience for kids and the family, with incredibly reindeer tours, horseback rides, and fun hiking trails! You might even see bison and elk!
Scenic guided trail and sleigh ride experiences for those adventurous families, in the beautiful scenery of Alaska!
A true Alaskan experience with the amazing Musk Ox. Families can learn about the animals, and the project, and to get up close to one of the Arctic's oldest living species. Great animal family fun in Alaska!
A non-profit wildlife conservation center that provides refuge for orphaned, injured and ill animals! A great experience for the family!
Amazing tours along the Kenai River, through one of Alaska's most beautiful areas, home to eagles, moose, Dall sheep and bears.
Climb aboard on this stunning Alaskan glacier and wildlife cruise giving the whole family an opportunity to experience nature and wildlife as it's most incredible.
Bear Creek Cabins and RV Park in beautiful Valdez, Alaska is surrounded by 18 acres of wilderness and not your typical RV park! Amazing views for the family!
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....
Cruising past an Alaskan Glacier encountering otters, sea lions, whales, and puffins....a priceless experience.
A great place for kids to learn about Alaska's diverse marine ecosystem through interactive displays, and encounters with Sea Lions, Seals, Puffins, and more!
The Pratt Museum explores the natural environment & human experience relative to the Kachemak Bay region of Alaska!
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....
Six million acres of incredible wild land, Denali National Park has snowy mountains to alpine tundra to explore. A quiet and tranquil wilderness awaits!
The Chugach, Wrangell, and Saint Elias ranges converge here in what is often referred to as the "mountain kingdom of North America."