ALASKA AVIATION HERITAGE MUSEUM
On the shore of the world’s busiest floatplane base. Info on aviation pioneers, a military exhibit, flight simulator, films, vintage aircraft. Summer Hours: Open Daily 9am to 5pm. Shorter hours in winter. Call ahead. www.alaskaairmuseum.org. 4721 Aircraft Dr., 907.248.5325.
ALASKA BOTANICAL GARDEN
Showcases perennials hardy to Southcentral Alaska in several large display gardens, a pergola-enclosed herb garden and a rock garden. Interpretive signs guide visitors and identify plants. Open mid-May to mid-Sept. Tu–Sa. www.alaskabg.org. 4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd., 907.770.3692.
THE ALASKA NATIVE ARTS FOUNDATION
This fine arts gallery showcases traditional and contemporary works by Alaskan Native artists. Find original artwork and accessories. www.alaskanativearts.org. 500 W. 6th Ave., 907.258.2623.
ALASKA NATIVE HERITAGE CENTER
Walking trail connects five village sites representing Alaska’s cultural groups. Welcome House holds interpretive displays, Native artists, a theater, snacks, gift shop. Gathering place for games, dance and storytelling. Summer daily; winter open only for special events on weekends. Free shuttle from downtown or take People Mover bus 75. www.alaskanative.net. 8800 Heritage Center Dr., 907.330.8000 or toll-free 800.315.6608.
Adventure packages range from one- to 10-day itineraries, with excellent accommodations and sightseeing tours. Service from Anchorage north to Denali Park and on to Fairbanks, or from Anchorage south to Whittier or Seward. www.alaskarailroad.com. 411 W. 1st Ave., 907.265.2494.; Info and reservations: 907.265.2494 or 800.544.0552.
ALASKA TOUR & TRAVEL
Custom vacations to destinations such as Denali National Park, Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward, Anchorage, Talkeetna, and Fairbanks. Knowledgeable staff organize transportation (rail or motorcoach), tours and accommodations. www.alaskatravel.com. 800.208.0200.
Orphaned, abandoned and injured animals of Alaska, the Arctic and sub-arctic areas live at this 20-acre zoological park. Open yearround. www.alaskazoo.org. 4731 O’Malley Rd., 907.346.2133.
The largest museum in the state features history and culture, plus art exhibits. Includes the Imaginarium Science Discovery Center with hands-on discovery for families; planetarium. www. anchoragemuseum.org. 625 C St., 907.929.9200.
BLUE HOLLOMON GALLERY
A gallery of fine art featuring works from notable Alaskan artists, both past and present! 3555 Arctic Blvd, Space C-5. 907.563.2787.
EAGLE RIVER NATURE CENTER
Log cabin visitor center and gateway to Chugach State Park. Hiking trails, including the trailhead to the Crow Pass trail, guided nature walks, natural history programs (weekends only) and wildlife viewing. Overnight stays in cabins and yurts. Trails open all the time;
call for center hours and directions. www.ernc.org. 32750 Eagle River Rd., 907.694.2108.
GRAY LINE OF ALASKA
The most experienced Tour Operator in the Great Land, Gray Line of Alaska has offered the best in Alaska Vacations for over 65 years. Specializing in Denali rail tours, multi-day packages, sightseeing, transportation & accommodations throughout Alaska & the Yukon. www.graylineofalaska.com. 800 5th Ave, Suite #200, Seattle, WA 98104. 800.544.2206.
ST. PAUL ISLAND TOURS
Come see playful Puffins, adorable Arctic Foxes, and endearing Fur Seals. Full service tours for wildlife enthusiasts, birdwatchers, and photographers. May-October. www. stpaultour.com. 877.424.5637.
Offers Scenic Helicopter Tours of Alaska ranging from 15 minutes to 15 days. We have something for everyone’s leisure or adventure needs from walking on a glacier to mushing a dog sled team. www.tanalianaviation.net. 2600 E. 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501. 907.280.8023.
THE BEAR SQUARE
Join us at the Bear Square for guided Segway Tours where you can explore our community with friends and family in style, enjoy Alaskan Ice Cream and original Alaskan movies. www.bearsquare.net.