AKBCC is Your Alaska Vacation Central!

We’ve always known Alaska Backcountry Cottages on Lindsey Circle in Palmer, Alaska is the perfect hub for an Alaska Vacation and now we have the proof! My cousins have joined us from Michigan for a wonderful Alaska Vacation!  They centered their time around the delightful Alaska Backcountry Cottages as a comfortable place to rejuvenate! They […]

So Lucky I am I am!!!!

“See my photo of Bill Sass the winner of the 50th Iditarod …. His DOGS are so Precious!”, our guest said.   AKBCC’s Iditarod Guest isn’t the only lucky one!  I had so much fun as he shared his Alaska week with me through photography!  I shared with you his first few nights in Forget-Me-Not […]

AKBCC Reminds Everyone Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday Mar 13, 2022 at 2:00am

Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday Mar 12, 2022 at 2:00am. Six months ago, when I reminded everyone that DST was ending, I learned that there really is no S on Saving TIme! As I’m reminding you this time, I want to share why we turn the clocks every six months. Timeanddate explains Daylight Saving Time […]

2022 Iditarod and AKBCC

The Iditarod is a world famous Sled Dog Race here in Alaska! The race is Nearly 1,000 miles, and this year the Iditarod is celebrating its 50th anniversary and the start is only an hour away from Alaska Backcountry Cottages! After watching the official start of the Iditarod in Willow, one of our guests checked […]

The Nanooks of Nome Stay at AKBCC

Nome-Beltz Boys Basketball team chose Alaska Backcountry Cottages to sleep while participating in the Eagles Tournament here in Palmer, Alaska!  The Nome Beltz Jr/Sr High School is located 546 miles from Palmer and their team mascot is the nanook, or polar bear!  Their team and two coaches fit perfectly in two of our cottages! One […]

Dark Triumphs Over Light

Winter Solstice is the last day that dark triumphs over the light in 2021!  During winter solstice the path of the sun in the sky is the farthest south, the shortest path through the sky resulting in the day of the year with the least sunlight and therefore, the longest night. All three of our cottages […]

AKBCC Reminds Everyone Daylight Saving Time 2021 Ends Sunday

Tomorrow, Sunday, November 7, 2021 is the day we turn the clocks back an hour!  Daylight Savings Time is actually singular, Daylight Saving Time. Learn something new everyday, right?!     Having an extra hour of sleep is a delight!  The clocks are turned back at 2:00 am and we all get more sleep!   Here at Alaska […]

Alaska Backcountry Cottages in Autumn

I love the seasons here in Alaska!  Autumn doesn’t last long, however the beauty is amazing! From late August until the beginning of October the golden trees glimmer in the sunlight. In the fall, Aurora season kicks off!  The Northern lights can be viewed from AKBCC! Guests relax on our cottage porches and take in […]

AKBCC and Pyrah’s Fall Festival

Fall is Golden here at Alaska Backcountry Cottages! Last weekend we were full with visitors coming to enjoy Pyrah’s Fall Harvest Festival 2021! There is one more weekend of the Festival and we have openings this Saturday in our cottages! All three of our cottages are stand-alone, fully furnished cabins; Pine and Spruce, our two-stories that […]

Emergency Relief Administration Chose Matanuska Valley, Alaska

The Federal Government chose Matanuska Valley for one of the Colonist Projects In 1935.  The Matanuska Colony was part of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal plan to help move the United States out of the Great Depression. It was one of many rural rehabilitation colonies to be established by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). […]