Anchorage is the capitol of Alaska and offers lots to see and do, including the following examples:
The Anchorage Museum is Alaska’s biggest museum and it holds exhibits on its history, art, culture, more than 80 interactive science exhibits for the kids and much more. It is a must see for those who want to learn more about the state’s history and culture.
Alaska Native Heritage Center
Alaska Native Heritage Center is devoted to conserving native Alaskan customs. It has three sections: a gallery for native relics, a performance hall for stories, dances and other native cultural examples, as well as seven building built to be just like traditional native homes that show the various native lifestyles.
The Alaska Zoo in Anchorage is known for rescuing native animals like moose, seals, wolves, caribou and polar bears that can’t be released back into the wilderness. The Alaska Zoo is located southeast of downtown Anchorage alongside O'Malley Road.
Prince William Sound
Come to Prince William Sound to see the beauty of the Alaskan glaciers and fjords, or go sailing or kayaking. If you are lucky, you may even see whales or other wildlife like seals, sea lions, deer or bear.
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts offers much to locals and visitors alike. There are plays, symphonies, concerts, dances, spelling bees, and more. Plus, it can be reserved for weddings or banquets.
Go Dog Sledding
Anchorage is the site of the famous Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which starts in Anchorage the first weekend in March. You can have a similar thrill by booking a dog sledding tour to experience this traditional mode of Alaskan transportation.