Best places in Matanuska-Susitna

Discover the best places in Matanuska-Susitna, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 607 places in the county.

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Reindeer Farm
Farm
Working farm with reindeer petting & feeding experiences, plus horseback & winter sled rides.
4.90 (1.2K reviews)
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Alaska Travel Adventures
Tourist information center
👍👍 Trent was amazing!! Upon arrival, we were given waterproof overalls, water boots, and life vests. Our stuff was locked in a truck and was driven to the end point. Our group thoroughly enjoyed having him as our guide. He was very knowledgeable and explained everything in great detail. We felt safe an...
4.90 (1.2K reviews)
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Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Visitor center
Contemporary building with interpretive exhibits & souvenirs related to Mendhenhall Glacier.
4.80 (6.9K reviews)
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Country Cannabis
Cannabis store
4.90 (773 reviews)
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Independence Mine State Historical Park Visitor Center
Visitor center
Mountain park with a gold-mining museum & a self-guided interpretive tour through a mine camp.
4.80 (1K reviews)
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Denali State Park
State park
Denali towers over this huge, forested wilderness with abundant wildlife & valley glaciers.
4.80 (902 reviews)
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The Fireweed Factory
Cannabis store
👍👍 Great quality. Good prices. Friendly staff. Support local.
4.90 (411 reviews)
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Denali Viewpoint South
Scenic spot
4.80 (787 reviews)
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Tracy’s King Crab Shack
Crab house
Waterfront, walk-up shack featuring locally caught crab legs, bisque, cakes & other seafood bites.
$$$ $
4.70 (2.2K reviews)
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Alaska State Museum
Museum
Exhibits explore native culture, natural science & history, plus a kids' section with a play area.
4.80 (515 reviews)
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National Shrine of St. Thérèse, Juneau
Catholic church
👍 Very nice place to enjoy a moment of peace, beautiful and interesting thst for the gift shop, there is no one to cash you out, just a kind of "mail box" where you pay what u take. So honesty is really appreciated in here.
4.80 (428 reviews)
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Nugget Falls
Park
Imposing glacier waterfall & walking trail in a dramatic, picturesque natural setting.
4.80 (387 reviews)
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The Butte Burger Place
Hamburger restaurant
4.90 (248 reviews)
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Houston Grass Station
Cannabis store
4.80 (350 reviews)
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The Noisy Goose
American restaurant
Family-owned establishment featuring an array of homestyle American meals in a comfortable setting.
$$ $$
4.60 (2K reviews)
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Denali Brewpub
Brewpub
House-brewed ales & craft cocktails pair with seasonal gourmet fare in a rustic setting with a deck.
$$ $$
4.60 (1.8K reviews)
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Little Millers Bogard
Ice cream shop
👍 Great Ice cream and a great selection of flavors! That being said ,the Price was WAY out of line!
$ $$$
4.70 (512 reviews)
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Basil Ginger
Chinese restaurant
👍👍 One of the best restaurants in the valley. Very good food and great service. My wife and I love this place. We have ordered many different items on the menu and they are all good. They have very good sushi. The Alaska Roll is awesome!!! And they have fantastic steak here as well .
$$ $$
4.60 (1.4K reviews)
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Big Dipper Homemade Ice Cream
Ice cream shop
4.80 (293 reviews)
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Aurora Dora
Art gallery
👍👍 I visited Aurora Dora’s shop in March 2022 and loved every one of her stunning portraits of the northern lights. I was blessed in that she arrived on sight and readily helped me narrow down my favorites by happily pulling them off the display and lining them up side by side. She knows every photos h...
4.80 (277 reviews)
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