Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Juneau

Juneau Arts and Culture Center

Inside 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. The…
Arts & Crafts in Whittier

Log Cabin Gifts

Whittier’s best stab at adorable. The knickknacks, including lots of high-quality leatherwork, are handmade by owner Brenda Tolman, but the live reindeer outside are the real crowd pleasers. If it’s wet out, though,…
Arts & Crafts in Ketchikan

Main Street Gallery

Operated by Ketchikan Area Arts & Humanities Council, this wonderful gallery stages a reception on the first Friday of every month, unveiling the work of a selected local or regional artist. It’s an evening of r…
Arts & Crafts in Juneau

First Friday

Despite all the cruise-ship jewelry stores and gift shops, the Juneau art scene is alive and vibrant. The best time to sample it is during First Friday, a free event when a reception is held for a local artist at th…
Arts & Crafts in Anchorage

Anchorage Market & Festival

This was called the ‘Saturday Market’ until it became so popular it opened on Sundays. A fantastic open market with live music and more than 300 booths stocked with cheap food, Mat-Su Valley veggies and souvenirs fr…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Unalaska & Dutch Harbor

Alaska Ship Supply

This warehouse-like store is like a remote outpost of Costco with a few unique extras. The Deadliest Catch hoodies make a good only-in–Dutch Harbor souvenir. If you're not after fishing-trawler fashion, stock up on …
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…
Books in Cordova

Orca Book & Sound

Besides being your best source for locally oriented literature, there’s a Buddhist lending library upstairs and the owners are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the area. There’s also espresso, outdoor cloth…
Sports & Outdoors in Denali National Park & Preserve

Denali Mountain Works

This jam-packed Canyon store sells camping gear, clothing and pretty much anything you’d need for a few days in the backcountry. It also rents out tents, stoves and other outdoor gear, and has dehydrated meals.
Arts & Crafts in Fairbanks

Alaska House Art Gallery

In a log building at the southern end of downtown, the gallery specializes in indigenous and native-themed creations. Artists can often be found on the premises demonstrating their talents or telling stories.