Welcome to our selection of holiday rentals in Alaska.
Aside from being the largest state within the United States of America and situated in the northwest of the American continent, Alaska is one of two states within the U.S. completely cut off from the rest of the United States with the only way to get there is by driving through Canada, which is located east of Alaska, or take a flight.
If it's a cruise you're interested in, why not book yourself on a day cruise with your family or loved one, and enjoy swimming, or do any of the following fun things to do, such as Clamming, River Rafting, Glacier Viewing, Fishing, Ecotours, Dog-Sled Rides, Cruising, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing, Sightseeing, Day Cruises, Culture & Entertainment, Backcountry and Hiking and also Adventure
The Climate of Alaska is one of extremes; highs in the central region of the state can reach 34°C in summer while in the winter temperatures can plummet to an arctic -60°C. The Juneau climate and specifically the southeast panhandle is often best described as a much "cooler version of Seattle."
At the present time we are sorry but we do not have any holiday rentals available in Alaska.
Things to do
Alaska is a state dedicated to outdoor adventure and has a variety of activities to choose from;
Denali National Park and Preserve
The Denali National Park and Preserve is a perfect place for nature lovers, with almost 10,000 square miles of undisturbed countryside. The Preserve offers a range of animals including Grizzly Bears, Black Bears, Caribou, Moose, Grey Wolves as well as Foxes, Lynx and Wolverines.
The Nenana River runs through the Denali National Park and Preserve and is one of Alaskas top destinations for White Water Rafting. The river offers a range of challenging courses for those who enjoy getting wet.
Kenai Fjords National Park
Another National Park is the Kenai Fjords National Park, which sits on Alaskas southern coast. Offering almost 2000 square miles of nature, the Kenai Fjords National Park also offers a range of animals. Tours are available and because the park is sitting on Alaska’s coast, visitors can also see Humpback whales and Orcas. The more adventurous may also want to watch the whales from a Kayak.
Alaska offers visitors a chance to view its stunning glaciers. Natural wonders of ice that is formed in areas where the snow never melts faster than it falls. These slow moving rivers of ice are well worth viewing and tours by land sea and air are available. One interesting way to view the Glaciers is to take a ride in a Dog-Sled. Dog-Sled tours are available, offering a unique way to view the natural wonders of Alaska’s Glaciers and wildlife.
Alaska has some of the best fishing in the United States, particularly salmon fishing where the states fish hold records for weight. Tours and charters are available to help visitors find the best fishing locations and Alaska offers its stunning backdrop to the event.
Alaska has four international Airports; some regions cannot be reached by road or sea, so air travel may be the only option.
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport – The busiest Airport in Alaska, serving Alaska’s largest city.
Fairbanks International Airport – Alaska’s most northerly airport.
Juneau International Airport – Located to serve the state capital and also serves as a hub for all air travel
Ketchikan International Airport – Located on an island, a ferry is required to get to and from the airport.
State Capital – Juneau – located in the southern panhandle region.
Alaskas largest city is Anchorage in the south-central region.
Other notable city’s include Unalaska, Ketchikan, Sitka and Fairbanks.
Alaska’s size means it has a very varied climate from the northern to the southern regions. The Panhandle in the extreme south of the state is where the warmest and wettest weather is found on average; in winter it is the only region in Alaska where the average temperature is above freezing. The interior of Alaska is where the temperature the temperature varies more wildly, reaching the mid-30s°C in summer and plummeting to over -50°C in winter.
Alaska is located in the northwest corner of the American continent, sharing a boarder with Canada to the east. The Bering Strait separates Alaska from Russia to the west. Alaska’s Capital Juneau is located in the southern ‘Panhandle’ are of the state. Alaska is not connected to the rest of the United States and the only way to get there by car is to drive through Canada.