Best Alaska Getaways

Top Alaska Getaways
This list represents the most popular Alaska getaways and travel destinations. Use this list to plan your next Alaska vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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1. Byers Lake Cabins #1 and #2 Weekend Getaway
Weekend wilderness in high style. Two easy-to-reach cabins — including a traditional, sod-roofed Alaska-style bush cabin — in the ...
Published by Wilderness Press Talkeetna, AK - How to Rent a Public Cabin in Southcentral Alaska

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Gravel road from Dawson City, Yukon Territory, to a junction with Taylor Highway in Alaska; 127 kilometers (79 miles). This highway ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Boundary, AK - Scenic Driving Alaska and the Yukon

3. Anchorage and Seward, Alaska Family Vacation
The Inside Passage is an area of land and water that stretches from the U.S.–Canadian border (near Seattle), winding north past Vancouver, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Anchorage, AK - Great Family Vacations: West

4. Alaska Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
No other region in North America possesses the mythical aura of Alaska; even the name – a derivation of Alayeska, an Athabascan word ...
Published by Rough Guides Anchorage, AK - The Rough Guide to USA

5. Dawson, Whitehorse, and Canada's Yukon Territory Off the Beaten Path
Don’t let the start of the Klondike Highway out of Skagway scare you. The first 10 or 11 miles climb at a pretty steep grade, from ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Dawson, YT - Alaska Off the Beaten Path

6. Crow Pass Cabin Weekend Getaway
An A-frame cabin, with loft, in the clouds. Alpine base camp for Anchorage hikers; a moderately challenging destination for families. ...
Published by Wilderness Press Girdwood, AK - How to Rent a Public Cabin in Southcentral Alaska

7. Bald Lake Cabin Weekend Getaway
Accessible solitude. The newest cabin in the recreation area, unique for its combination of easy access and quieter surroundings. ...
Published by Wilderness Press Willow, AK - How to Rent a Public Cabin in Southcentral Alaska

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Mt. McKinley is the highest point in North America at 20,320 feet. The almost-four-mile-high giant was known to the Native Americans ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Healy, AK - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

9. Glenn Highway - Anchorage to Glennallen Off the Beaten Path
The Glenn Highway is one of the most traveled routes in Alaska. It’s also one of the most scenic. The sky-piercing Mentasta and Wrangell ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Glennallen, AK - Alaska Off the Beaten Path

10. Inside Passage - Haines, Skagway, Sitka, & Glacier Bay, AK Family Vacation
Haines, along the Inside Passage on the northern end of North America’s largest fjord, Lynn Canal, is on a narrow peninsula between ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Haines, AK - Great Family Vacations: West

11. Alaska's Marine Highway Scenic Drive
If you want to see Alaska, take the ferry. Alaska’s Marine Highway is made up of a state-owned fleet of nine ferries that travel scenic ...
Published by Mobil Travel Guide Juneau, AK - America's Byways: The West Coast

12. White Pass with Annie Lake Road and Dyea Road Sidetrip Scenic Drive
Paved highway from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, to Skagway, Alaska; 159 kilometers (99 miles). The White Pass route follows an ancient ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Carcross, YT - Scenic Driving Alaska and the Yukon

13. Trout Lake Cabin Weekend Getaway
Taste of the trail, or just fishing. A more secluded, 14x14-foot A-frame cabin within a day’s hike of the Sterling Highway trailhead. ...
Published by Wilderness Press Seward, AK - How to Rent a Public Cabin in Southcentral Alaska

14. Denali Highway Scenic Drive
Improved gravel road from Paxson to Cantwell. This rugged gravel highway connects the Richardson and Parks highways by crossing the ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Paxson, AK - Scenic Driving Alaska and the Yukon

15. Haines Highway Scenic Drive
Paved highway from Haines Junction to Haines, Alaska; 244 kilometers (152 miles). This route was originally one of the famed “grease ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Haines, AK - Scenic Driving Alaska and the Yukon

16. Taylor Highway Scenic Drive
Winding gravel highway that runs 160 miles (258 kilometers) from Alaska Highway to Eagle, Alaska. This highway runs through the forested ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Chicken, AK - Scenic Driving Alaska and the Yukon

17. Halibut Cove Lagoon Cabins Weekend Getaway
Lagoon luxuries: Three spacious cabins of varying designs, including a wheelchair-accessible cabin, perched on high bluffs over the ...
Published by Wilderness Press Homer, AK - How to Rent a Public Cabin in Southcentral Alaska

18. Barber Cabin Weekend Getaway
Easy-to-reach lake retreat. A larger, wheelchair-accessible log cabin perfect for families and anglers. Recreation: Fish for rainbow ...
Published by Wilderness Press Seward, AK - How to Rent a Public Cabin in Southcentral Alaska

19. Alaska Highway (Yukon Territory Section) with Tagish Road, Whitehorse, & Aishihik Road Sidetrip Scenic Drive
Paved highway from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Delta Junction, Alaska; 2,238 kilometers (1,390 miles). West of Liard River ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Watson Lake, YT - Scenic Driving Alaska and the Yukon

20. Alaska's Dalton Highway Off the Beaten Path
This road—the only overland route into the Arctic from Alaska’s highway network— is not for the timid or the unprepared. But the Dalton ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Prudhoe Bay, AK - Alaska Off the Beaten Path

 
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