Stay in Alaska's 1st Container Cabins!

1000 South Ridgecrest Road, Wasilla, AK 99623
Stay in Alaska's 1st Container Cabins!
0 bedrooms
4 guests
No min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: Studio
Bathrooms: 1
Sleeps: 4
Type: Cabin
No rental rates available - please contact the owner
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Wasilla vacation cabin rental
Enjoy all that Alaska has to offer in style and comfort. Our cabins are made from shipping containers and not only unique, they have all the comforts of home. As you enter for the first time, enjoy the luxury, industrial decor from local artwork, industrial touches, fine linens and a fully equipped kitchen. During our summer months enjoy a lake view with access to fishing, canoeing, kayaking and more!
Area Information
Wasilla, Alaska is home to the Iditarod Sled Dog Race Headquarters. In the past few years, Wasilla has also hosted the re-start of the Iditarod Race, because Anchorage didn’t have enough snow. The Iditarod Sled Dog Race is over one thousand miles of snow, ice, cold and dark between Anchorage and Nome. Billed as the “Last Great Race,” the Iditarod truly is a phenomenal feat both for the dogs and the mushers. The Iditarod takes place the first Saturday in March and continues for a week or more.

The Iditarod visitors’ center is open daily in the summer season, and weekdays during the winter season. Historical displays on the Iditarod, summer cart rides with an Iditarod musher and dog team, and souvenirs can be found here.

With the Iditarod in mind, take a tour of an Iditarod sled dog kennel. Several Iditarod racers along the Parks Highway give tours of their kennels and some offer rides with their dogs. It’s quite an experience!

The Knik Museum and sled dog Musher Hall of Fame is open during the summer season for those of you who just can’t get enough of the Iditarod and mushing.

Yes, fishing and hunting are big in Wasilla—it’s an Alaskan thing. Everywhere you go in Alaska, there are rivers, streams, and lakes, and all of them are full of fish just waiting for you to drop a line. Wasilla offers local fishing guides, river charters, and lakes stocked with Rainbow Trout, landlocked Salmon, Aractic Grayling, Lake Trout, and Arctic Char. King Salmon start the swim up stream in early June. The highest catch rates usually can be found in Alexander Creek, Deshka River and the Little Susitna River.

For a little site seeing, stop in the Town Square Art gallery, or the Dorothy Page Museum and Historical Townsite. The 1917 Alaska Railroad Depot is an interesting stop—it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum of Alaska Transportation and Industry has displays of farm machinery, mining and military equipment, snowmachines, boats, planes, trains, timber and petroleum industry, and telecommunications equipment. It is open during the summer season.

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  • Beds

  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • Features

  • Canoe
  • High Speed Internet
  • Lakefront
  • Porch
  • Deck
  • Housekeeper
  • Linens Provided
  • View (Lake)
  • Full Kitchen
  • Kayak
  • Parking Included
  • View (Water)
  • Heating
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Gas Grill
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Activities

  • Bicycling
  • Lake
  • Hunting
    (5 miles)
  • Hiking
    (20 miles)
  • Canoeing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Park
    (5 miles)
  • Boating
    (25 miles)
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Grocery Store
    (3 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (13 miles)
  • Bowling
    (25 miles)
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
    (3 miles)
  • Shopping Area
    (14 miles)
  • Golf
    (25 miles)
  • Kayaking
  • Water Skiing
    (4 miles)
  • Horseback Riding
    (17 miles)

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Tanya Merrick

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