52 Things to Do

1.       See, smell, pick, or press a wildflower
2.       Volunteer at Channel 8 as a news anchor
3.       Play basketball at the Parks, Culture, and Recreation Community Center
4.       Experience the weather rapidly change in one day
5.       Take a picture in front of the post office to show your friends you made it all the way to 99685 Unalaska and 99692 Dutch Harbor
6.       Spot a “Deadliest Catch” boat and maybe even a Captain 
7.       Take a tour with Extra Mile Tours to get acquainted with the area
8.       Listen to local musicians at Cape Cheerful Lounge
9.       Visit the Unalaska Library
10.   Watch an unforgettable sunrise or sunset
11.   Beach comb for sea glass on Front Beach
12.   Hike up Bunker Hill to get a 360-aerial view of the island (Don’t forget your land permit!)
13.   Rent a car and drive all day without stopping at a light
14.   Tour a processing plant (when available)
15.   Visit the Museum of Aleutians
16.   Venture out to Morris Cove (Don’t forget your land permit!)
17.   Take pleasure in live music, food,  and games at the annual Heart of the Aleutians Festival
18.   Compete in the annual Ballyhoo Mountain Run
19.   Go fly a kite
20.   Watch the salmon spawn in the Iliuliuk Creek
21.   Have fun at the annual 4th of July parade, BBQ, and fireworks display
22.   Pick wild blueberries (Don’t forget your land permit!)
23.   Relish the Sunday Brunch at the Grand Aleutian Hotel
24.   Take a drive over the pass
25.   Have a bonfire on the beach
26.   Visit the CVB 
27.   Volunteer to serve lunch at the Senior Center
28.   Stop by the WWII Visitor Center to pick up a copy of Fort Schwatka Self-Guided tour booklet
29.   Discover a hidden waterfall in pyramid valley
30.   Pick up souvenirs at Carolyn Reed Art & Framing boutique
31.   Visit the oldest Russian Orthodox cruciform-style church in North America
32.   Get spooked at the haunted house in the old underground WWII hospital
33.   Have a caesar salad tossed table-side at the Chart Room located in the Grand Aleutian Hotel
34.   Walk around Sitka Spruce Park and surround yourself with trees that were planted in 1805
35.   Pack a picnic, purchase a land permit, and spend the day hiking the ancient Ugadaga Bay trail
36.   Watch local residents play softball at Kelty Field
37.   Pick up a pizza from Dutch Harbor Fast Food
38.   Call Aleutian Adventure Sports and to schedule an Aleutian adventure
39.   Stop by Alaska Ship Supply and LFS
40.   Compete in the annual Polar Bear 5K run
41.   View the Native Art Collection at the Ounalashka Corporation Office
42.   Grab a birding checklist and go bird watching
43.   Enjoy a hearty breakfast at Amelia’s Restaurant
44.   Watch FLASH! Unalaska on Channel 8
45.   Relax in the sauna at the community pool
46.   Get inside a WWII Bunker
47.   Pick up your fishing permit and cast your line in Margaret Bay
48.   Take a stroll on Strawberry Hill
49.   Set up a charter with Miss Alyssa Bering Sea Excursions
50.   Sit on a bench in the “S-Curves” and watch Humpback Whales feed in the bay
51.   Pull out your camera and spend the day taking pictures
52.   Eat at the Grand Aleutian Hotel’s Wednesday Seafood Buffet