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  • Palmer, AK apartment

    "The apartment was lovely. Our host provided soaps, shampoo and everything you could need for your stay. We spent our time making day trips and coming back to sleep. Cecilia was very gracious and provided us with fresh eggs every morning. I would stay there again."
    Guest: Dell R. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 6, 2014
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  • Beautiful!

    "This home was perfect for our 3 generation family stay. We rented it for a month so that our huge family could take turns coming to Juneau. The home is spacious with breathtaking views. You can't help but feel at home during your staying in this lovely home. The owners have thought of everything you could possibly need and more. You will make incredibly memories during your stay. There is loads of closet space in every bedroom including the master. The owners are extremely quick to respond to any needs or questions. Just do it! You will not regret it for a minute!"
    Guest: C B. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 18, 2014
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  • Girdwood trip

    "Nice house thanks plan on using again"
    Guest: ak kid Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 9, 2014
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  • Best cabin near Seward & Kenai Fjords!

    "My husband and I along with another couple stayed at Russ & Jen's cabin for 3 nights. We had the best time grilling salmon on the deck, fishing in the river in front of the cabin using a rod that Russ lent us, and exploring the gorgeous surroundings. Russ & Jen are truly the best hosts you could ask for -- Russ told us about things we should see and do in the area, and gave us a good feel for what it's like to live a self-sufficient life of fishing & hunting in Alaska. Jen brought us delicious pastries from her bakery The Ranting Raven in downtown Seward. The location is perfect -- just a short 20 minute drive to Seward & Exit Glacier with breathtaking views of the bay the entire way. We must have stopped at least 3 times every time to take pictures. This was by far our favorite cabin during our 10 day Alaskan Adventure! We would definitely stay again!"
    Guest: Ema H. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 3, 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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