Alaska Activities – Things to Do

Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours | 907-745-2505
Go ice fishing, hike glaciers, visit peaks, see Northern lights and wildlife on your own Alaskan guided ATV and snowmobile tour. Ride with the experts at Alaska Backcountry Aventure Tours.

Alaska Kayak Academy | 907-746-6600 or toll free: 877-215-6600
Alaska Kayak Academy provides all types of kayak adventure opportunities. With a rental location on Wasilla Lake, they run lake, white water river, and ocean kayaking trips along with providing kayak rentals for do-it-yourself adventures right on Wasilla lake. They are located in a very close and easily accessible area for guests on our fishing charters who would like to experience more of Alaska after a day of fishing.

Alaska State Fair | 907-745-4827
The Alaska State Fair runs from late August through Labor Day Weekend in the Matanuska Susitna Valley near Palmer. Check out this website to learn more about events, featured entertainment, athletic competitions, and agricultural exhibits.

Alaskan Bicycle Adventures | 907-243-2329 or toll free 800-770-7242
This past season some of our fishing guests came to Alaska to pedal a multi-day bicycling tour. Alaska Bicycle Adventures is the real deal with several tours to choose from, quality bicycles, support vans, and trailers. They run several different tours in Alaska and Northern Canada.

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race | 907-376-5155
The source for information about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, dogs, mushers, and dog mushing history. The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Headquarters and Museum is located near Wasilla off of Knik-Goose Bay Road.

Lifetime Adventures | 907-746-4644 or toll free 800-952-8624
Lifetime Adventures provide active adventures including wilderness bicycling, river rafting, kayaking, and camping tours. They operate from 2 locations close to Anchorage in the Eklutna Lake State Recreation Site and from Eagle River Campground.

Nova – Alaska Adventure Travel Company | 800-746-5753
Nova guides whitewater rafting and wilderness travel tours. Several of our guests have taken and recommended Nova’s raft trips down the scenic Matanuska River Vallley – some of which start within sight of the Matanuska Glacier.

The Musk Ox Farm | 907-745-4151
View and photograph this unique animal of the last great Ice Age. Located 10 minutes from downtown Palmer in the Matanuska Valley.

The Reindeer Farm | 907-745-4000
Located near scenic Palmer, Alaska, the reindeer farm offers a variety of enjoyable Alaskan activities, including reindeer tours, a gift shop, horse rides, and nearby hiking trails.