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Recent Alaska reviews

  • Exciting Adventure

    "What a wonderful location for our Fairbanks Adventure. The property is nestled in a wonderful wooded setting. The listing is totally accurate and the pictures truly represent the property. We were comfortable right from the start. It was great to have a washer and dryer included at this location. The owner was available and provided information on sites to visit and places to eat too. We would certainly return to this property if we visit Fairbanks, AK again."
    Guest: Sharon and Kate Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 25, 2014
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  • Nice suite with good view

    "This studio, built as a “bonus room” above a garage, had a nice view through the kitchen window and from the little balcony toward the bay and the mountains on the opposite side of the bay. We liked pretty much everything about this suite, including two racks for luggage, good bed, TV/DVD and a cozy couch. We even watched a movie one night – the owners seem particularly fond of Julia Roberts movies with quite a few selections (we like them too). It is a quiet neighborhood and we slept well. It may not be equipped for gourmet cooking, but we boiled pasta and veggies and heated some pasta sauce in the microwave – for us the kitchen was quite good and we found everything we needed. We parked our car in back (alley way between Ballantine and 6th) right next to the entrance door leading to a private staircase up to the studio. It was within a walking distance of everything (except perhaps the Safeway which is a little outside town as you drive in). I met Jodi briefly to pay for our stay and she was friendly and suggested some things for us to do on our drive along the Glenn Highway. My on-line contact with her before arrival was very good and she was very gracious when we cancelled one night out of our original 3-night stay. Considering the cost of hotel/motel rooms in Seward, “A Suite View” was a good value and we would be happy to stay there again another time. As far as activities go in a brief time, Exit Glacier was worth seeing and the Kenai Fjords 6 hour catamaran tour was fantastic. Walking the paved path along the shore of Resurrection Bay alongside Seward was also a lot of fun, watching all the campers, salmon fishers, etc."
    Guest: H & B Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 29, 2014
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  • Summer Fun at Alyeska

    "My wife and I spent four days in this nice Girdwood condo in August of 2014. We arrived at the end of the day, after a ten hour wildlife cruise in Seward. Lots to do here during the summer. We hiked, biked, took an additional Glacier cruise in Whittier- just 45 minutes away- and just relaxed, watching hang gliders drift down from the mountain tops to the valley below. Fantastic scenery everywhere. I imagine it is a perfect location for skiing in the winter, with lifts right outside the door. Decent restaurants and a medium sized general store downtown (walking distance) for times when we ate in. The kitchen was well equipped and the entire place was spotless. The flexible floor plan allows groups or families to sub-divide this condo into two halves with privacy between both sides- although it was not necessarry for us to choose this option. An excellent getaway to a beautiful ski resort... during the middle of the summer!"
    Guest: Don D. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014
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  • Great place to stay for a ski weekend!

    "Condo was spacious, convenient, and affordable. Much better deal than staying at the resort. Kitchen was fully equipped - perfect for our family to cook and eat meals and recharge before and after skiing each day. We loved the decor and photography displayed in the house. Three beds provided plenty of sleeping space and there were ample towels and blankets. We also enjoyed the ping pong and pool table in the common area. It was a bonus having access to a shared (coin-op) washer and dryer too. Nice to just park the car for the weekend and walk around the corner to the lifts every day, especially considering Alyeska got 3 ft. of fresh powder at the top during the 5 days we where there (when Anchorage only got a couple inches)! Owners were super friendly and easy to work with. We'll be back!"
    Guest: Vanessa L. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 18, 2014
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Alaska Travel Tips

Getting to Alaska Vacation Rentals

Most people will fly to Alaska; the primary airport hub is in Anchorage. During the summer months, there are direct daily flights between Anchorage and other major United States cities such as Denver, Minneapolis St. Paul, Portland, Salt Lake City, Dallas Ft. Worth, Atlanta, Seattle and San Francisco. From Canada, there are frequent flights from Vancouver and Toronto. Alaska is popular vacation destination for travelers from Europe and the Far East. There are regular commercial flights from Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and also Frankfurt in Germany. From Anchorage, you can get domestic flights to your destination.

Sometimes if the area you are visiting is more remote, you will need to travel by seaplane or ferry to get there. The road and rail network in Alaska is limited by the rugged glacial terrain but still provides good access to most major towns and tourist attractions. Alaska is a destination where it is helpful to have some time to spare. The landscapes are so beautiful that it is sometimes worth taking the time to enjoy rather than rushing from place to place.

Activities and Attractions at Alaska Cabins

Alaska is an adventure and outdoor haven which may be surprising to some, considering the cold climate the state experiences. In both summer and winter, there are a host of great activities that can keep you occupied on your travels. Wherever you go, you will want to take your camera with you to capture the action and great scenery. Some of the great winter attractions are the Northern Lights and the Aurora Borealis. This natural light phenomenon is amazing to see. Alaska has a number of top-quality ski resorts that offer downhill and cross country skiing. Many have snowboarding terrain parks and fun ski schools for kids. Snowmobiles are commonly used to get around in the winter months. It is a popular sport too.

The more traditional way to explore the countryside is by dog sledding. The dogs are superbly trained and exceptionally fast. This is an amazing experience. There are several places in Alaska where you can go whitewater rafting on grade IV and V rapids. Be prepared for the ride of your life on the churning white waters. For paddlers, there are many kayaking opportunities. You can also test your skills in the white waters or opt for something a little more leisurely up the fjords or along the coast. In season, you can experience amazing whale, dolphin and orca sightings and get up close to these magnificent creatures of the sea. There are endless hiking opportunities in Alaska. Serious mountaineers travel to Alaska each year to conquer Denali which is North America’s tallest peak. Alaska also has a rich gold mining history and many of the museums tell tales of the early gold pioneers.

Home Comforts at Alaska Lodging

When you visit a destination as beautiful as Alaska, you won’t be spending much time in your accommodation facilities. When you do return at the end of a day, it is nice to feel at home in your surroundings. Vacation homes offer the benefit of privacy and having your own lounge to relax in at the end of a busy day. Relax in front of a roaring fireplace with a guidebook and brochures to plan the next day’s activities.

Visitors to Alaska

Alaska attracts a wide range of visitors. Some come simply to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and wildlife viewing. Others come to participate in as many outdoor adventures as possible. Still others come to learn about the rich gold mining and pioneering history that Alaska has.

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