Brown bear with two cubs in Alaska
Photo Credit: Travel Alaska, Michael DeYoung

Things to Do in Alaska

Things To Do in Alaska

Alaska is the land of superlatives: largest national park, highest peak, longest coastline, biggest state, longest day and night. The list goes on, and with all of these unparalleled characteristics, you'd be hard pressed to cover even a fraction of this place in a typical one- or two-week vacation period. The 49th state offers so many things to do and see, you could vacation here for the rest of your life and never have the same experience twice.

From ATVs to ziplines and everything in between, Alaska has the adventure for you. Experience Alaska’s diverse wildlife, from bear viewing to birding. Explore the vast landscapes on guided and self-guided hikingbackcountry camping, glacier trekking, skiing, and biking trips. Experience Alaska’s coastline, rivers, and lakes in vessels of all shapes and sizes, from stand up paddleboards to jet boats to private cruises. Land a trophy salmon or halibut on a fishing charter and then sample Alaska’s local seafood, produce, and brews on a culinary tour. Learn about Alaska Native culture and marvel at the shimmering northern lights. And that’s the tip of the iceberg when it comes to things to do in Alaska. If you're looking for a deal, check out our Travel Specials for discounts on activities, accommodations, transportation, and packages.


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