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Alaska Cabin & Vacation Rentals

Cabin rentals are perfect for Alaska travelers looking for authentic, unique accommodations. Perhaps you’re looking for a bit more space and privacy than what you might find in a large hotel. Or you’d like a place to stay that offers a true sense of place. Or maybe you’d like to do your own cooking; many cabins come with kitchens.

Renting a cabin in Alaska offers all of these opportunities. Some places are wonderfully remote and require taking a water taxi to reach. Others are right on the road system in or near towns and national parks. Whether the cabin is luxurious or more rugged, wilderness cabins offer the kind of Alaska experience that many travelers are looking for.

Some resorts offer individual cabins on the grounds. These types of cabins may not come with kitchens, but the resort will usually have a restaurant or shared kitchen. Still other properties are exclusive rentals and truly one-of-a-kind experiences.

Seward & Kenai Fjords View All

$345+

Expe­ri­ence com­plete immer­sion in the won­ders of wild coastal Alas­ka, and stay in spa­cious, bright yurts (cir­cu­lar, rein­forced tent-like struc­tures) on a pri­vate one-acre island. Inside, the yurts are warm and com­fy, out­side you’ll find pri­vate decks, as well as board­walks and fire rings. They also pro­vide com­pli­men­ta­ry sea kayaks, row­boat, and fish­ing gear. All of this is just a 9‑mile boat ride from the Seward Boat Harbor.

Season: May 01 to Sep 30 $700 per person, per night 2 night minimum

This fly-in-only lodge fea­tures two seclud­ed chalets set amid a stun­ning mix­ture of sea, for­est, and a glac­i­er-formed lake. Enjoy guid­ed walks, cus­tom zodi­ac tours on the lake, bon­fires on the beach, and relax­ation at your pri­vate chalet. The rate includes trans­porta­tion to and from the lodge, kayaks, din­ner pre­pared by your hosts, and access to a pantry of items to sup­ple­ment break­fast, lunch, and snack­ing. Each chalet is equipped with its own  ...more

$250+ per night

Enjoy stun­ning views of Res­ur­rec­tion Bay from these A‑frames cab­ins. You’ll feel like you’re in remote Alas­ka but you’re just three miles from down­town Seward and all the near­by tours and activities.

Season: May 15 to Sep 15 $495+ / night (double occupancy)

This tiny cove, 10 miles from Seward, offers a com­bi­na­tion of unplugged bliss, cool yurt liv­ing, and a kayaker’s par­adise. The two unplugged” yurts each come with a queen-size bed and full size sofa bed, a table and chairs, linens, and a kitch­enette. You get unlim­it­ed use of kayaks dur­ing your stay — and giv­en the amount of sun­light dur­ing sum­mer, that means you can be pad­dling in and out of coves at mid­night if you feel like it!

Season: May 10 to Oct 12 $79+

Locat­ed just out­side Seward, the Abode Well Cab­ins are tucked back amidst four acres of trees. Of the 13 avail­able rooms, six are King Cab­ins (which includes a kitch­enette and sleeps up to three) and one is a fam­i­ly cab­in,” which has a full kitchen, sep­a­rate bed­rooms and sleeps up to eight with two queen beds, two twins, plus a queen-size sleep­er sofa. There are also six Queen Stu­dio Rooms avail­able, with sim­i­lar ameni­ties to the King Cabins.  ...more

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Denali National Park View All

Season: May 29 to Oct 30 $220+ per night

An exclu­sive lake­side oasis with hide­away cab­ins acces­si­ble by car and only 7 miles south of Denali Nation­al Park entrance. In addi­tion to lux­u­ri­ous accom­mo­da­tions, you can enjoy the art gallery, arti­san bak­ery, and spa­cious lawn with a camp­fire cir­cle and a love­ly view of the Alas­ka Range.

Season: May 20 to Sep 13 $98+

The fam­i­ly-run Denali Griz­zly Bear Resort offers a vari­ety of accom­mo­da­tions, great ameni­ties, and amaz­ing views of moun­tains and the Nenana Riv­er. And its loca­tion, six miles south of the Denali Nation­al Park Vis­i­tors Cen­ter but out­side the main tourist area, means you’ll have easy park access with­out feel­ing crowd­ed. Choose from their hotel rooms, pri­vate cab­ins, or campground.

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Homer View All

Season: Year Round $250+ per night

If you can’t decide whether you’d rather have sun­set or sun­rise views on vaca­tion, Between Beach­es Alas­ka per­fect. Perched on a spit near Sel­dovia that offers both East and West water views, this idyl­lic spot also offers the chance to watch whales, otters, seals, shore­birds and eagles while enjoy­ing the tran­quil­i­ty of a unique set­ting. Choose from 3 cab­ins or 2 lux­u­ry glamp­ing tents.

Season: Year Round $289 Summer | $115+ Winter, Spring & Fall

The view will like­ly be the first thing you notice at Alaskan Suites. Set about 20 feet from the edge of a bluff, the prop­er­ty fea­tures incred­i­ble views of Kachemak Bay, Cook Inlet, and the moun­tains beyond. It’s a view you can take in from the five roman­ti­cal­ly rus­tic cab­ins, the com­mon-area hot tub, or the camp­fire pit. Do as most guests do: max­i­mize your time here by stay­ing at least two nights.

Season: Year Round $260+ Summer | $135+ Winter

Seren­i­ty and pri­va­cy are para­mount at this inti­mate col­lec­tion of five roman­ti­cal­ly rus­tic vaca­tion rentals. Under­ground cab­ins and a yurt are just some of the unique rooms that make up this Homer prop­er­ty, all perched on a bluff with spec­tac­u­lar views of Kachemak Bay and the moun­tains beyond.

Season: Year Round $299+ per night

Otter Beach Lodges makes for an inti­mate Alaskan stay. Just 13 lux­u­ry units (7, 1 – 3 bed­room lodges and 6 effi­cien­cy apart­ments) make up this prop­er­ty in Homer, offer­ing plen­ty of pri­va­cy and fea­tur­ing stun­ning water and moun­tain views. Plus, the prop­er­ty is with­in walk­ing dis­tance of Homer’s great restau­rants, as well as its art gal­leries and shops. It’s also close to the docks — per­fect for those leav­ing on ear­ly-morn­ing fish­ing char­ter trips.   ...more

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Palmer / Wasilla View All

40 Minutes North of Anchorage
Season: Year Round $125+

Enjoy your own pri­vate log cab­in in the wilder­ness, with all the mod­ern con­ve­niences, just an hour north of Anchor­age and min­utes from Wasil­la and Palmer. Nes­tled at the entrance to Hatch­er Pass in the Tal­keet­na Moun­tains, your cozy log cab­in makes an ide­al base camp for all your Alaskan adventures!

$169+

Dis­cov­er cozy cab­ins, great food, and big Alaskan adven­tures at this inti­mate lodge that sits on the edge of the wilder­ness yet is super-acces­si­ble from Anchor­age. It lies tucked in at the back of the Knik Riv­er Val­ley and at the end of Knik Riv­er Road, where Alaska’s real wilder­ness opens up, with moun­tain and riv­er views — but with­out a flight or long dri­ve. It’s the per­fect place to escape for a few days, with lots of activ­i­ties avail­able from  ...more

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McCarthy-Kennicott View All

Season: May 16 to Sep 19 $225+

This pri­vate lodg­ing busi­ness may be the ulti­mate way for inde­pen­dent trav­el­ers to stay in the famous­ly just-off-the-grid McCarthy. They’re locat­ed just before the foot­bridge lead­ing into town, so you can park your car right by your pri­vate guest house —with­out the has­sle of park­ing and hav­ing your stuff schlepped over the bridge. A favorite among locals and vis­i­tors alike, the mod­ern guest hous­es have great views of the Wrangell St. Elias  ...more

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Girdwood View All

Cabin rentals in Girdwood, just 35 miles outside of Anchorage
Season: Year Round $230+ Summer | $135+ Winter

Just 35 min­utes from Anchor­age lies this cozy get­away with 3 log cab­ins — per­fect for fam­i­lies or any trav­el­er look­ing for unique accom­mo­da­tions with a local feel, as well as kitchens and pri­va­cy. Alyeska Hide­away is sit­u­at­ed on a dead-end road that backs up to Chugach Nation­al For­est and its tow­er­ing trees. All 3 cab­ins have out­door decks with chairs; cof­fee, tea, and cocoa are pro­vid­ed; and BBQ and fire pits are avail­able upon request.

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Talkeetna View All

Season: May 01 to Sep 30

In down­town Tal­keet­na you can meet local artists, gold min­ers, and intre­pid moun­taineers, along with some of the town’s orig­i­nal home­stead­ers, like Don Devore. He and his wife Mavis offer homey lodg­ing options at Denali Fire­side Cab­ins & Suites with­in walk­ing dis­tance to Talkeetna’s var­ied activ­i­ties. Their facil­i­ty is sparkling clean, well main­tained, and beau­ti­ful­ly decorated.

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