10 Things You Didn’t Know About Living In A Dry Cabin In Alaska

In Alaska, you hear the term “dry” used in different ways than in the rest of the U.S. In some cases, like a “dry village,” it means that alcohol is forbidden in town. In other cases, like “dry cabin,” it means there is no running water. This concept seems absolutely unacceptable to most U.S. residents, but in rural Alaska the dry life takes on a special significance. If you can successfully live without running water, you can buy a piece of land, build a cabin yourself in a single summer, and have a home. Dry cabin living isn’t for everyone, but many find it to be an excellent lifestyle for personal freedom.


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