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Recent Alaska reviews

  • Great place to stay

    "We had a wonderful time. The house was beautiful with amazing views. Everything was within walking distance and The hosts were very helpful with suggestions on places to go and things to do."
    Guest: Tara G. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 13, 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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  • Wonderful lodging in Girdwood, Alaska

    "We just spent the last week staying in this condo in Girdwood. Every detail of our week here was ideal. Communication with the owners was efficient, the condo was immaculate, and the size was ideal for our family of five. We really enjoyed the private hot tub on the balcony. The location was ideal being near a great coffee shop in a quiet, quirky town. Initially we were a little concerned when we saw a group of run-down looking mobile homes that are next door to the buildings, but we did not hear a single noise from any neighbors. This condo in Girdwood is the ideal home base for doing day trips. Anchorage is only 35 miles north, Whittier is about 20 miles away (through an amazing tunnel), Hope is about 45 miles and Seward is about 90 miles south. This town is known for the Double Musky Restaurant and Jack Sprats, both which draw people from Anchorage. Having a full kitchen with every amenity, even a coffee grinder, made it possible to eat breakfast in, and then enjoy the Alaskan seafood at various restaurants. We enjoyed The Bridge Restaurant in Anchorage, Swiftwater in Whittier, The Seaview Cafe in Hope, and Double Musky here in Girdwood. We will be recommending this property to friends and family who will be visiting Alaska!"
    Guest: George Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 27, 2014
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  • Overview Lookout Lodge

    "The Schneider's were the perfect hosts. They met us as we arrived, gave us Overview property, and then left us alone to enjoy the place. The house is very well maintained and is supplied with everything one needs. The view from the front windows is outstanding! I would book this place again in a heartbeat. Thank you again, George Billerman"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 9, 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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