Stay at Alaska Backcountry Cottages during the 2023 Alaska State Fair

by | Aug 17, 2023

If you’re looking for a perfect place to rest after fun at the fair you’ve found it at Alaska Backcountry Cottages (AKBCC)! And we’ll give you the State Fair 15% discount!

AKBCC provides an unparalleled relaxing stay. Situated in the heart of the Knik River glacial valley and nestled in the beautiful backyard of the Chugach Mountains, only 12 miles from the State Fair!

At AKBCC we offer two cottage styles – with and without a loft. Both styles are stand-alone, full-service, cottages, with all the amenities needed to feel at home. Our smaller cottages house four guests with two queen size beds, and the larger cottages have three queen size beds with a maximum capacity of six.

The 2023 Fair will be held Friday, August 18, through Monday, September 4, at the fairgrounds in Palmer. Hours will be 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. During the 14-day run, the Fair will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (August 22 – 23 and August 29 – 30).

Go to and click on “Check Availability”  where you’ll see your options! As you’re ready to check out, type in the code: FAIR and you’ll be given the discount!

The State Fair is packed with events of all kinds and for all ages! Amusement park rides, Alaska Native crafts, foods of all kinds and exhibits, including the popular livestock pavilion, will keep you entertained.

The Alaska State Fair is the state’s largest event, with 100,000 attendees every year. The Alaska State Fairgrounds are located at Mile 40 Glenn Highway Alaska State Fairgrounds, 2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer, AK 99645, United States. and you can buy tickets online!

I look forward to seeing you at the fair!



What a great place! Everything you need and very well designed. Great amount of counter space 👌. The views out the front window and deck are fantastic. – Mike H.

Highly Recommended!

This place is wonderful! The view of the mountain range is excellent and the spot is secluded if your looking to wind down. Highly recommended if you are wanting to adventure in the Palmer-Wasilla area. The cottage was clean and the bed was comfortable. The owner left milk, a few eggs, coffee, oatmeal and snacks for us. It was a nice surprise. – Courtney D.

Linda Cox

With a bachelors in Social Work, Linda is 60 years old, happily married with eight children and has been living with Multiple Sclerosis since 1995. Linda’s unexpected path in life has led to her helping others choose happiness in their own realities. Linda thoroughly enjoys getting to know guests from all over the world, staying at Alaska Backcountry Cottages!