Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Ketchikan

Soho Coho

The not-to-be-missed home gallery of one of Alaska's most noted contemporary artists, Ray Troll, whose salmon- and fish-inspired work is seen all around town, including on the sides of buses. Treat yourself to a Sta…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Anchorage

Dos Manos

Billing itself as a 'funktional' art gallery, Dos Manos sells locally crafted art and jewelry, and very cool Alaska-themed T-shirts. A recent expansion allows room for large works of fine art. A great place to get a…
Top Choice Books in Skagway

Alaska Geographic Museum Store

NPS bookstore selling classic Klondike tomes and essential Chilkoot Trail maps ($8.50).
Pot Shop in Anchorage


Weed shops have sprouted across Anchorage since the state legalized recreational marijuana in 2014. One of more than half-a-dozen weed shops in Anchorage, Dankorage bills itself as 'pretty dope'. You can buy joints,…
Music in Fairbanks

Lost & Found

This little shop looks like an Alaskan closet that suddenly exploded into the world's coolest record collection, a nexus of vinyl that would make Nick Hornby characters nod in silent respect. The whole vibe of the p…
Arts & Crafts in Fairbanks

Alaska House Art Gallery

In a log building at the southern end of downtown, this gallery specializes in indigenous and Native-themed creations. Artists can often be found on the premises, demonstrating their talents or telling stories. If y…
Arts & Crafts in Anchorage

Anchorage Market & Festival

This was called the ‘Saturday Market’ until it became so popular it opened on Sundays. It's an open market with live music and more than 300 booths stocked with hot food, Mat-Su Valley veggies, and souvenirs ranging…
Books in Fairbanks

Gulliver’s Books

Next to Campus Corner Mall, this is by far the best bookstore in town, selling new and used books and plenty of Alaskan titles. There's a good kids' section upstairs, as well as signed books and the sort of gentle, …
Arts & Crafts in Juneau

Juneau Arts and Culture Center

The impressive JACC gallery features the work of a local artist every month, while the adjacent Lobby Shop is a place for Southeast Alaskans to sell their artworks, including jewelry, paintings and books.
Sports & Outdoors in Anchorage


Anchorage’s largest outdoor store has everything you might ever need, from wool socks to backpacks to kayaks to camp chairs. Besides being able to repair your camp stove or bicycle tire, it will also rent canoes, be…