Alaska May 10, 2017
Visit These 10 Cabins In Alaska For An Unforgettable Summer Adventure
Are you tired, stressed and worn thin from the busy schedule of your hectic life? Head to a cabin in the mountains to get away from it all. These cabins, and many more, are all over Alaska and are available to rent for a weekend getaway. Head out to a peaceful weekend in the trees with your loved ones and get away from it all to commune with the Alaskan wild.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. White Mountains National Recreation Area, an hour's drive north of Fairbanks
Summer adventurers love exploring the White Mountains, about an hour north of Fairbanks. Relaxing in the wilderness, mountain biking, hiking, and gold panning are all popular activities. There are 14 cabins for use in the White Mountains NRA, each houses 4-6 people. Reserve your cabin in advance and plan to pack in food and pack out trash. The cabins don't have electricity, but do have wood stoves so you can stay toasty even in a freak summer cold spell.
2. Angel's Rest Cabins on Resurrection Bay, Seward (13730 Beach Dr.)
A collection of smart cabins with epic views of Resurrection Bay. Modern amenities and the amazing location for whale watching make this a place to remember.
3. Tolovana Hot Springs Cabins, 45 miles north of Fairbanks
Near Tolovana Hot Springs has three cozy cabins to stay in ranging from a small couple's nest to a group cabin for six people. Each has access to hot springs hot tubs, a fresh water cold spring, and firewood. It's a 14 mile hike in, but totally worth it for the soak.
4. Earthsong Cabins, Healy (Mile 4 Stampede Rd)
There are five cabin sizes for 2-4 people in Healy, the nearest town to the entrance to Denali National Park. For a luxurious cabin experience with all the comforts of a hotel, home cooked meals available, and a picnic area over looking the Alaska Range.
5. Sheep Mountain Cabins, Sutton (17701 W Glenn Hwy)
The collection of comfortable cabins is nestled into the wilderness and this place is a remote oasis, far off the beaten path. Twelve miles from the Matanuska Glacier, this place is a hiker's dream with a warm cabin and family style dinner in the nearby lodge.
6. Daniel's Lake Cabins, Nikiski (51382 Drift Cir)
On a secluded lakeshore in the Kenai Peninsula, these cabins are great for a getaway with privacy and solitude. Swim, canoe for miles, fish for Rainbow Trout, or simply go for a walk on the beach.
7. A Cabin by the Pond, Soldotna (34480 Airport Heights St)
This collection of six cabins and a converted chapel cabin lie about one mile from Soldotna, a great getaway by an artesian pond. Walking distance from the Kenai River, this spot is perfect for weddings in the chapel or large groups with campfires at the communal fire pit in the evening.
8. Hatcher Pass Cabins, Palmer (34480 Airport Heights St)
You have your choice at this scenic location of traditional Alaskan sourdough" cabins, which are smaller, and the deluxe "grande" cabins. Hiking Hatcher Pass and exploring the historic mine and just a few ways to enjoy the surrounding nature. Complete with all modern conveniences, 50 miles north of Anchorage.
9. Bear Paw Adventure, Anchor Point (72450 Camai Rd)
This resort has one glorious cabin in a picturesque setting right out of a novel. The spacious cabin is in a prime location for fishing, big game hunting and bear viewing.
10. Alaska Heavenly Cabins, Cooper Landing (34950 Blakley Road)
The epic Cooper Landing feels like you could snap a postcard at every turn, and these cabins are perfectly in tune with the scenery. Stay in a large three bedroom log cabin for a large group or stay in the honeymoon suite. Perfect for weddings. fishing trips, or just a weekend away.
Have you been to any of these scenic places? Let us know in the comments below.