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Recent Alaska reviews

  • Sweet Haven with Ocean Breezes

    "I stay here every time I need a dose of tranquility. The cottage is set in a spruce forest, overlooking a slice of ocean views across the way. The abode is on the second story, is private and cozy. Inside there is no pretensions, nice decor, comfortable bed with a scandanavian flair. The ships ladder up to the bedroom was easy to navigate. It is well equipped for cooking, bathing and lounging next to the woodstove. Best of all is the in town location, near the road to the Homer Spit, and just minutes to restaurants and art galleries. Bring a bike and an adventurous spirit!!"
    Guest: jamaica gal Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 16, 2014
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  • Comfortable and Cozy!

    "Cottonwood Corner guest house was a wonderful home base for our extended family of seven. Very comfortable in every way and we enjoyed sitting by the fire in the evenings. The children played in the large yard and we all enjoyed the birds, flowers and fresh veggies from the garden boxes. Of course, Tillie was a bonus! Seward is great for so many outdoor activities. We did some great hikes, fishing and a day cruise. It was nice to come "home" after a busy day to cook and relax. Thank you for a happy and memorable stay!"
    Guest: Anthony O. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 25, 2014
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  • Nice Place; great views

    "When we first pulled up to the house I was shocked; the pictures did not include the adjacent areas so the unkempt yards and homes next door took away from this home. It didn't help that the yard needed attention (tall grass and weeds were in abundance). The inside of the cabin was just as cute as the pictures, beds were comfy, but my husband did have trouble with the stairs & the multi levels upstairs and down. The stairs are very steep. I must have read on another site that there was a washer & dryer but this house does not have one available for use. I was also shocked by the limited supply of towels...we were staying for 3 days and were provided 3 towels for the two of us. We either had to share a fresh towel each day or re-use towels. No guest soap is included so don't forget to pack it! On the other hand there are plenty of windows with a great view of glaciers and the Homer Spit. We enjoyed our stay even though we had rain and had to put up with road construction to and from Homer."
    Guest: Sggett Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 11, 2014
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  • 1st Trip to Alaska!

    "Condo was excellent; Kimberly was Excellent! She really helped us get settled after an unexpected delay of sitting on tarmac at air force base for hours. We were exhausted, & she moved to get condo ready & helped us w/luggage. Loved being on the backside with views of woods/mountains. Only issue was that hot tub was fixed temp., & too hot for me, so did not get to enjoy it. Would consider renting here again. Not for people w/disabilities though - showers not easy for that."
    Guest: Jana L. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 6, 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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