7 Things to do in Alaska in April 2024

See the last of the winter season at Eaglecrest Ski Area (open through mid-April).

Visit the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, which is open year-round

Learn about Alaska's history and culture at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum or the Alaska State Museum.

Find peace and inspiration at the Shrine of St. Therese

See salmon up close at the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery (open weekdays by appointment).

Go on a whale watching tour as whales return to Alaskan waters in April.

Take a cruise to see Alaska's stunning scenery, although some tours may have limited options in April.