The Surprising Alaska Town That Makes An Excellent Weekend Getaway

When you think “weekend getaway,” McCarthy, Alaska, may not be the first place you think of. However, this small town of around 30 year-round residents is a perfect weekend getaway in the spring, summer, or fall. Situated at the end of a 60 mile gravel road, this small hideaway boasts a vibrant summer scene with an incredible array of things to do! Even with one short weekend, there’s enough to do to that makes this Alaska town an excellent weekend getaway!

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It would be easy to fill out an entire weekend in McCarthy, Alaska! The hard part would be deciding which adventures you’d like to do. To read more about McCarthy and the surrounding area, check out the accommodations and The Views At This Glacier Lodge That Will Leave You Speechless!