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Art Gallery
Aurora Dora , Talkeetna
WHEN IT'S DARK. I SEE THE LIGHTS! "Aurora" Dora Miller relocated from São Paulo, Brazil, to Alaska in 2001 and has been chasing and photograp
Horseback Riding Tour
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Reindeer Farm , Palmer
Duration: 7 hours
This full day excursion from Anchorage includes a local guide, a tour of the Musk Ox Farm, an interpretive nature walk in the Hatcher Pass area, a farm-to-table style meal, and photo-stops along the Glenn Highway Scenic Byway!A Note on Seasonality: The outdoor activity portion of this tour is weather dependent, based on conditions. July & August: we will take an interpretive walk through the abandoned Independence Mine State Historical Park Visitor Center, led by your local guide.April - October: we will visit a local recreation area for an interpretive nature walk led by your local guide. If you prefer not to explore, we will have a campfire with s'mores and an indoor facility for your enjoyment!
Book on Viator from $175
History Museum
The origins of the Historical Society read like a number of Talkeetna organizations. The society was formed in 1972 by a small group of Talke
State Park
The Independence Mine State Historical Park’s visitor center and Friends of State Parks bookstore will be open Wednesdays through Sundays, fr
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Talkeetna is a census-designated place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. It is part of the Anchorage metropolitan statistical area. At the 2010 census the population was 876.GeographyTalkeetna is located at at the confluence of three rivers, the Susitna, Chulitna and Talkeetna. Talkeetna began in 1916 when the area was chosen as a district headquarters for the Alaska Railroad. A post office opened as well as a sawmill, trading post, cigar and donkey store and other businesses as well as many cabins. In 1917, the residents encouraged the government to survey the lots on which their homes stood. In 1919, the railroad surveyed and auctioned eighty lots, 41 of which already had permanent structures on them. The average price at the sale was $14.25. Flightseeing, rafting, mountain biking, hiking, camping, fishing and hunting make up a large portion of the local economy. Talkeetna is a 2½-hour drive from Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska. The core downtown area is classified as a National Historic Site, with buildings dating from the early 1900s including Nagley's General Store, Fairview Inn and the Talkeetna Roadhouse.According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 42.9sqmi, of which, 41.6sqmi of it is land and 1.4sqmi of it is water. Plan trip to United States with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

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