Ready to move to Alaska!

It’s totally understandable why William and Jackie want to relocate to Alaska, this state is amazing!! William and Jackie are a wonderful couple who met as young teens in Virginia. While hanging out with friends they became acquainted when Jackie was 14 then started dating when she was 16, as the story goes, the two […]

Fall in Alaska

The colors are beautiful during Fall in Alaska! The Alaska.org weather calendar tells us we’re losing daylight by about 5 minutes a day during September through the Alaska fall. The daily loss of daylight has always been fun for me to witness!  Travelalaska.com explains that Autumn in Alaska is less a Season than a transition […]

Newlyweds Ready to Hike

Newlyweds are ready to hike the trails and experience Alaska! Hannah and Daniel met at a “March for Life” event in Chicago, Illinois 6 years ago and were married last Christmas!  The love they have for each other sparkles in their eyes! Hannah and Daniel spent almost a week experiencing the amazing state of Alaska. […]

AKBCC Names Cottages after Alaska Symbols

Official State Symbols represent the cultural heritage and natural treasures of each of the 50 states of the US.  Forget-Me-Not and Spruce Cottages at Alaska Backcountry Cottages were named to represent Alaska Symbols! Garden Forever explains how and why State symbols were chosen. “These symbols,” Garden Forever says, “Represent the culture and the natural wonders unique […]

I Enjoyed Meeting These Two Patriots

Gabrielle and her husband, Bradley live the life of adventure! Both joined the military (Gabby the Airforce and Brad the Army) years ago. They have served all over the world. and It’s obvious they both love the United States, their homeland. Gabby’s spark for a new experience was ignited when she began following Alaska Backcountry […]

Happily Ever After in Alaska

Tamara and Rod were buddies in Middle School while living in Anchorage, Alaska. As time marched on they went their separate ways; Rod joined the Army and Tamara started law school. Tamara ended up in Florida and Rod in Texas and by divine design they met up again.  After an exciting year of dating, 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 […]

Rob Cox’s Beginning with Alaska Backcountry Cottages

Rob Cox retired as an Alaska State Trooper May 1st 2017. During his entire 26 1/2 years, he planned to stay working, even after he retired as a trooper. Owning a hotel was always a dream of his and when he joined forces with Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours he saw how to make that dream come […]

Crystal Lynn Garnett stays at Alaska Backcountry Cottages

Alaska Backcountry Cottages provides an unparalleled relaxing stay, however resting isn’t the only reason quests stay at the cottages. For Crystal Garnett, Alaska Backcountry Cottages was a “writing retreat”