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 […]

Together is our favorite place to be.

Kerry and Ty took flight for a wedding never to be forgotten! Together, the couple stayed a night at Alaska Backcountry Cottages with a Helicopter pad right in front of the cottage!   Marriage was performed right on the Knik Glacier~ an Alaska Destination Wedding!  “A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes […]

Winter during Spring 2021 at AKBCC

March 20th was the first day of spring and Jessica & Antonella watched over a foot of snow fall during the first four days of spring here in Palmer, Alaska 2021. The blizzard they experienced truly felt like Winter during Spring! The two of them stayed in the Forget-Me-Not Cottage, the one story on the […]

Jen & Jon’s Reason to Celebrate!

Jen and Jon stayed in the middle cottage, Spruce, and told me, “The cottage is beautiful and the area and view are outstanding! The cottage was warm and cozy, with an amazing view of the mountains from the loft bedroom. It was very lovely and exactly what we expected! Jen and Jon were in awe […]

Valentine Love Birds

Michelle and Larry, a very loving couple spent Valentine’s Day in the Pine Cottage at Alaska Backcountry Cottages! This delightful couple shared with me how they support each other in their individual hobbies; Michelle visiting Alaska to support Larry’s fishing hobby and Larry building an AirBnB to support Michelle’s! Michelle and Larry are world travelers, […]

They were impressed with AKBCC!

Last summer, June 2020, Bryan and Sarah stayed at AKBCC, Bryan enjoyed his stay so much he wrote in this review on AirBnB, “I normally do not write reviews, but this one deserves an exception! The cottage provides an absolutely stunning mountain view, beautifully decorated interior and even better hospitality from the owners. I have […]

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 […]

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. […]