Alaska Attractions – Big Guide to the USA


While touring the state of Alaska, look for activities and attractions along the route.  The activities and attractions listed here are in alphabetical order by city first, region, then activity.  As you travel through or near a city, easily find something fun to do.

You will want to research parks before you go, some are not accessible by car.

We have included the address, phone number, and links to the website of the attraction, to make getting there even easier for you.

It’s a good idea to call each place before you drive there to make sure they are open as some places are open seasonally, and to make sure the business hasn’t relocated.

This list changes often, so check back for even more great adventures.

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AnchorageAlaska Zoo The Alaska Zoo, 4731 O’Malley Road Anchorage, Alaska 99507  Phone: 907.346.2133

Anchorage – H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark, H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark, 1520 O’Malley Road
Anchorage, AK 99507 (907) 552-4420

BettlesGates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, Airport Road, Bettles, AK 99726     (907) 692-5494

Copper CenterWrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, “The Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center is the main park visitor center. It is located along the Richardson Highway (Hwy 4), which is a paved road that runs through Copper Center, AK. This visitor center is located 10 miles south of Glennallen, Alaska, and approximately 200 miles east of Anchorage, AK and 250 miles south of Fairbanks, AK.There are two roads that lead into the park: the Nabesna Road and the McCarthy Road. Both roads are dirt roads that are maintained by the State of Alaska. Please go to the Driving Park Roads page to learn about these dirt roads.” Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, PO Box 439, Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway, Copper Center, AK 99573   (907) 822-5234 

Denali ParkDenali National Park,  Denali National Park, Mile 237 Highway 3, Denali Park, AK 99755

GustavusGlacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, lies west of Juneau, Alaska, and can only be reached by plane or boat. 1 Park Road, Gustavus, AK 99826     (907) 697-2230

Juneau Alaska State Capitol Alaska State Capitol is located at 120 4th St, Juneau, AK 99801  (907) 465-5389

King SalmonKatmai National Park and Preserve, “Katmai is open year-round for you to enjoy. However, it is a remote park that cannot be accessed by car. “Katmai National Park and Preserve, 1000 Silver Street, Building 603, King Salmon, AK 99613   (907) 246-3305

KotzebueKobuk Valley National Park, Kobuk Valley National Park, 171 3rd Ave., Kotzebue, AK 99752    (907) 442-3890

Port AlsworthLake Clark National Park, “Like many areas in Alaska, Lake Clark is not on the road system; therefore, travel takes place primarily by small plane. “Lake Clark National Park,  1 Park Place
Port Alsworth, AK 99653     (907) 781-2118

SewardKenai Fjords National Park, “Advance planning is extremely helpful for visiting Kenai Fjords National Park since some activities may require outfitters/guides, and reservations are a great idea when planning a boat tour of the fjords.” Kenai Fjords National Park,  411 Washington Street, Seward, AK 99664    (907) 422-0500

Skagway White Pass & Yukon Route Railway  231 Second Avenue (corner of Second & Spring), PO Box 435, Skagway, AK 99840-0435   800-343-7373

Additional Information

Alaska, Official Website Alaska, Official site

Alaska State Parks  Alaska State Parks

Alaska Travel, Official Website Alaska Travel, Official site

Alaska, Wikipedia  Learn about Alaska

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