Attractions

Historic Building in Talkeetna

Fairview Inn

Though not an official museum, the Fairview Inn might as well be. Founded in 1923 to serve as the overnight stop between Seward and Fairbanks on the newly constructed Alaska Railroad, the inn is listed on the Nation…
Park in Talkeetna

Talkeetna Riverfront Park

Three rivers – the Talkeetna, Susitna, and Chulitna – come together here like an aquatic Voltron to form the Big Susitna River (which is technically the Susitna River), which eventually empties into Cook Inlet. This…
Cemetery in Talkeetna

Talkeetna Cemetery

This beautiful cemetery is rife with wildflowers, so much so that it feels more like a secret garden than a space for the dead. Among the interred bodies are bush pilots and memorial stones to mountain climbers who …
Museum in Talkeetna

Talkeetna Historical Society Museum

A block south of Main St, look for this small complex of restored buildings that includes the town’s 1936 schoolhouse, a fully furnished trapper’s cabin and a train depot. There are exhibits devoted to bush pilots, …
Nature Center in Talkeetna

Sustina Salmon Center

A hybrid art gallery, information center and gift shop, the Sustina Salmon Center is dedicated to educating the public about salmon and advocating for sustainable (or is it Sustina-ble?) fisheries. It offers a few a…