Visit Alaska, Bucket List

by | Apr 12, 2021

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 now, people of all ages know that a bucket list is an activity list we want to do before we die!

Alaska has many impressive reasons to be on people’s bucket lists!  At Alaska Backcountry Cottages, we recognize our lodging is in the middle of it all!  Alaska Backcountry Cottages on Lindsey Circle in Palmer, Alaska is the home of not only our beautiful cottages, but Alaska Backcounty Adventure Tours and also Outbound Heli Adventures .

If it’s History you’re interested in, you can take a walking tour of the Historic Palmer City is only 15 minutes away. We are only 45 minutes from the Anchorage Museum, where you can learn details about the wonderful history of Alaska and its people.

If hiking and nature are your interests, the Matanuska Valley has well developed trails suited for summer or winter, walking or hiking! .

Following an exciting day of adventure, you can come home to Alaska Backcountry Cottages where you will experience an unparalleled relaxing stay amid the most stunning views nature has to offer.  Here you will experience a nest of serenity and comfort with all the modern amenities of home.  Surrounded by 270 degrees of mountain views you can dream of your next day’s adventures while you rejuvenate with your favorite beverage, meal, and gentle slumber.

Situated in the heart of the glacial valley of Knik River and nestled in the beautiful backyard of the Chugach Mountains you can explore Alaska just the way you like. In the winter time, there are great chances of watching the sky dance with the Northern Lights!

With our location, and knowledge of Alaska, we are confident we can help you create the vacation of a lifetime. You won’t want to leave!



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!