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Locals know this Homer institution as the place that has everything—from sporting goods to oil for your car, art supplies to prescription medications. While it has a staggering amount of variety, it maintains a charming mom-and-pop vibe.
This gift store sits 1,800 feet above Juneau, at the top of the Goldbelt Mount Roberts Tramway. So while you peruse one of the city’s best selections of Alaska Native artwork, you can also take in some amazing views. It’s why this is the place to “shop at the top.”
In the winter, Powder Hound is filled with all kinds of the latest ski equipment in toddler to adult sizes. You can ski in and out, and will find boots, ski, jackets, goggles, helmets and more. Skiers may howl when the snow leaves, but Powder Hound can deck you out with essential items that will keep you comfortable and busy all summer. They offer all types of bike rentals, from hybrid style touring bikes to all mountain and downhill bikes. You can even rent stand up paddle boards to enjoy some of the area's scenic waterways.
Watch craftsmen turn birch logs into heirloom bowls, browse some 1,500 Made in Alaska products or custom design your own laser engraved bowl while at the Great Alaskan Bowl Company. Started over 20 years ago, this family-run business is one of the last operational bowl mills in America, and it thrives because of the quality products and large selection. Not only will you find unique More...
YFish is a family owned and operated fish processing business located in Pelican, Alaska. If you are looking for quality seafood processing and packaging give them a call. Bring your catch and they will fillet, package, freeze, box and ship your fish for you. You can also buy a variety of seafood products from caught buy local commercial fishermen.
Fresh veggies, tasty preserves and local artwork combine for a colorful display at Tenakee Spring’s Farmers Market. Fresh berries and baked goods are the perfect sweet treat, and a freshly-picked bouquet of local flowers will liven up any table, be it on a charter boat or in the room of your cabin or lodge.
You might feel there's a gift shop at every turn in Alaska, but few of these offer the opportunity to contribute to the protection of Alaska wildlife like the Discovery Gift Shop at the Alaska SeaLife Center. With their "Round up for Rehab" program and a guaranteed percentage of profits going to aquarium programs, your purchases here contribute to the rescue and rehabilitation of More...
Homer is known throughout Alaska as the state's premier artist community, home to dozens of galleries and artists. You'll find a convenient cluster of galleries worth visiting along "Gallery Row," the stretch of Pioneer Avenue between Main Street and Lake Street. Here are three we like.Picture Alaska
Picture Alaska (448 E. Pioneer Ave.) features original paintings and fine art More...
Stop into this small log cabin near the end of Main Street Talkeetna to find handcrafted Alaskan made goods. You'll find products ranging from Devil's Club salves, goat milk soaps, organic teas & herbs, and stoneware pottery made right here in the Upper Susitna Valley. They're also the first company in Alaska to offer a line of Hemp Seed Oil balms, soaps, and oils.