Visit Alaska, Bucket List

I can’t tell you where “Visit Alaska” ranks on the “bucket lists” of Americans, but here at Alaska Backcountry Cottages MANY of our guests, when asked what motivated their visit to Alaska, simply said, “Visiting Alaska has been on my bucket list for years!” The term bucket list was coined in 2007, it’s so common […]

Aurora Borealis Viewing at AKBCC

Alaska Backcountry Cottages are built on the perfect property for Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) Viewing! Northern Lights are amazing! When the solar winds and solar flares reach earth, they are affected by the earth’s magnetic field. When the charged particles collide with gas atoms and particles in the earth’s atmosphere, energy is emitted in the […]

Thomas Waerner Wins 2020 Iditarod

Stephen from Illinois stays at AKBCC

Thomas Waerner Wins! It was so fun watching the finish line in Nome via livestream! With 252 people on the chat, I felt like I was at a party! When one of our guests, Stephen (from Illinois) stayed at Alaska Backcountry Cottages (AKBCC) the night of the restart in Willow my curiosity was ignited! After […]