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Recent Alaska property reviews

  • Vacation

    "Gold mine museum was a short walk up the hill, and well worth the trip. House was great for us. It was older, clean, and very comfortable with a great view. Getting up the hill is a challenging hike. The owner was very helpful."
    Guest: TOBI Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 4, 2014
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  • Great Place

    "This is a great little place -- much more affordable and spacious than a hotel. My parents were in visiting, and this was a great place for them. They were able to store food, watch TV, and walk easily into downtown. The only negative was the housekeeper was a little odd. After walking downtown, my parents came back and were literally sitting on the couch when she came up, knocked on the door and said, "It feels like the ceiling is falling in! What are you doing up here? I've never heard anything like this before!" On the day of checkout, she came up at 10:00am while they were showering and packing to "remind" them to check out in an hour. However, I think the great location and price far outweigh some odd interactions."
    Guest: Mary F. Date of Stay: August 2013 Review Submitted: August 22, 2013
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  • Wonderful stay!

    "This is a beautiful B&B and we had a wonderful time there. It is everything as pictured and more! Had a great time fishing in Sand Lake from the paddleboat- the fish were literally jumping in the boat! Ann & Tim are wonderful hosts. They are very accomodating and friendly. It's very convenient to everything in and around Anchorage- close to town and very close to the airport but yet very quiet. It's a great thrill to watch the bush planes landing & taking off right in front of you- especially when you're out on the lake fishing or canoeing. Would recommend to anyone staying in Anchorage and hope to have the opportunity to return ourselves."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: September 2012 Review Submitted: October 5, 2012
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  • Nine night stay.

    "This condo was the perfect location to explore Anchorage and to take day trips from. We saved a lot of money by having a full kitchen, where everything worked. Shopping was two minutes away at Walmart and less than 15 minutes to almost all downtown locations. The condo was clean and set up so the bedrooms were away from the living room and kitchen allowing quiet for late sleepers in the family. We had no problems during our stay and would stay there again if we visit Anchorage."
    Guest: Gabe Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 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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