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Coop Cabin, a Tiny Alaskan Cabin with Denali Views
Entire cabin · 4 guests · 2 beds · Half-bath

Coop Cabin, a Tiny Alaskan Cabin with Denali ViewsWe acknowledge the Alaska Native nations upon whose ancestral lands our cabins reside. In Nenana, our Coop Cabin is located on the ancestral lands of the Tanana Athabascan people. Have a true Alaskan experience as you cozy up in this tiny cabin with a view of "The Big One." You'll be a stone's throw from the iconic Nenana river and famous Alaska Railroad, with plenty of opportunity for moose sighting. Located an hour (55mi) south of Fairbanks and an hour (60mi) north of Denali National Park.

Coho Cabin: Walking Distance to Downtown!
Entire cabin · 3 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath

Coho Cabin: Walking Distance to Downtown!Whether you're visiting from the lower 48 or across the state, Coho Cabin is the perfect little getaway! Nestled snuggly in East Talkeetna on 1/3 acre of wooded property, our cozy cabin is within walking distance of historic & beautiful downtown Talkeetna. We can help make your stay in Talkeetna unforgettable! We can arrange a float down the river, a flightseeing trip, or a variety of other exciting & unique activities. Escape to Coho Cabin and experience the ultimate Alaskan adventure!

Cheerful One Bedroom Cottage with Indoor Fireplace
Entire cottage · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Cheerful One Bedroom Cottage with Indoor FireplaceOur cottage is tiny home inspired with all the amenities of a full sized house, including a walk in shower. Nestled in the alders adjacent to our family home, up a quiet dead end road, Cannonball Cottage overlooks Kachemak Bay. You can enjoy your morning coffee from the deck and take in the view. Your hosts are outdoor enthusiasts with a wealth of local knowledge and are happy to give advice on places to go and things to do.

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  • Kitchen
  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Free parking on premises
  • Air conditioning

Other great vacation rentals in Alaska

  1. Entire guest suite
  2. Seward
Lakeside Oasis Suite - Private Entrance & Deck
G$82,562 per night
  1. Entire cottage
  2. Talkeetna
Talkeetna Boho Palace
G$26,754 per night
  1. Entire cabin
  2. Talkeetna
Entire Place - Modern Cabin By The Lake
G$24,008 per night
  1. Tiny house
  2. Homer
Off-grid Tiny House with Big Alaska Views
G$38,608 per night
  1. Entire cabin
  2. Healy
Denali Aspen Cabin 2- Cozy Alaskan style cabin.
G$26,963 per night
  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Palmer
Bella Vista- Beautiful studio w/stunning views
G$36,578 per night
  1. Entire cabin
  2. Wasilla
Cozy Getaway on Golf Course & Lil Susitna River #2
G$15,795 per night
  1. Tiny house
  2. Palmer
Adventure & Beauty: A Tiny House
G$12,332 per night
  1. Tiny house
  2. Anchorage
The Cider Shed
G$19,409 per night
  1. Entire chalet
  2. Wasilla
Long Lake Chalet
G$26,127 per night
  1. Entire cabin
  2. Palmer
The Johnson House Cabin
G$15,676 per night
  1. Entire condominium (condo)
  2. Fairbanks
1 Bedroom condo in the heart of downtown Fairbanks
G$28,426 per night

Your guide to Alaska

Welcome to Alaska

Soaring snow-covered mountain ranges, stark tundras, towering glaciers, and sprawling forests all collide within the boundaries of Alaska, where you’ll find the highest peak in North America and eight national parks. The state’s vast wilderness is home to grizzly bears, wolves, and moose, as well as off-the-gridders happy to trade the comforts of urban living for the austere beauty of Alaska’s rugged landscape. The ways you can experience this place are myriad: slice through the frontier on a glass-domed train, hitch a ride on a dog sled, or navigate the legendarily scenic Alaska Highway. Even the sun shines differently here. Thanks to Alaska’s location in the top half of the Northern Hemisphere, long summer days culminate in the summer solstice, during which it stays light for nearly 24 hours a day, before transitioning to the dark winter months. These unique features elevate Alaska to a singular state with stellar natural beauty.

How do I get around Alaska?

Alaska’s major airports are Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC), Fairbanks International Airport (FAI), and Juneau International Airport (JUN). Located in Alaska’s largest city, ANC is the most trafficked option. Smaller airports service communities throughout Alaska, and can be a convenient way to get around the largest state in the U.S. Once you’re on the ground, there are several transportation options, including driving, rail travel, and motorcoaches. The Alaska Maritime Highway System is a network of ferries that connects 35 communities and accommodates cars and motorhomes.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Alaska?

Alaska's vast geographical footprint means you can expect a range of weather throughout the state in any season, and timing your visit depends on what activities you want to optimize for. Summers in Alaska can be quite warm, particularly in the interior, and you can expect long, sunny days that make for great hiking. Winters are chilly, dark, and snowy — depending on where you are going, the temperatures can dip well below freezing. This season is ideal for skiing, snowmobiling, and all other kinds of cold weather fun, as well as spotting the Northern Lights. The shoulder seasons bring a mix of cold and warm weather as well as their own enticements, such as sightings of migratory whales and baby animals in the spring and changing leaves in the fall.

What are the top things to do in Alaska?

Glacier Hopping

Alaska affords travelers many opportunities to get up close and personal with staggeringly large ice formations. In Juneau you can watch brown bears munch on salmon from the safe distance of a viewing platform on the 13-mile-long Mendenhall Glacier. Explore dazzling ice caves — with a seasoned guide — on the Hubbard Glacier near Yakutat, which towers 350 feet above the sealine. A kayak or boat is the preferred way to experience the Columbia Glacier in Valdez, which is one of the fastest moving in the world.

Northern Lights

Alaska is one of the best places to see this fantastic atmospheric phenomenon that produces spectacularly colorful, undulating light displays in the night sky. August through April are prime viewing months, and you have your choice of experiences, such as peeping them from a natural hot spring.

Denali National Park

At more than 20,300 feet high, this park’s namesake peak draws mountaineers in droves but is hardly the only attraction here. The national park’s six million acres encompass glaciers, rivers, and valleys accessed by a single road and are home to the Big Five mammals: moose, caribou, wolves, grizzly bears, and Dall sheep, famous for their extravagantly curved horns.