The Palmer/Wasilla area of the Matanuska Valley has plenty of sights to see and many activities to experience. Plan to stay a few days (or a week!) to see it all. Click the links below for details. Our Vacation Homes are perfectly located to access these attractions:

 

 

HATCHER PASS: (10 minutes)

Visit and learn about prehistoric Musk Ox.

Visit and learn about prehistoric Musk Ox.

Scenic drive
Hiking
Independence Mine & Historical Park
Gold panning
Biking


PALMER AREA: (10 minutes)

Ride with an Iditarod team and musher

Ride with an Iditarod team and musher

World Famous Susitna Valley Salmon Fishing!

World Famous Susitna Valley Salmon Fishing!

Iditarod Trail Headquarters  
Dorothy Page Museum & Historical Townsite
Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry
Kayaking; Guided and unguided
 Iditarod Kennel visit
Zipline
Jet Boat Adventures
Golfing
Flightseeing
Swimming
Fishing
For salmon fishing in Willow area streams contact FishTale River Guides

 

For more information, view Mat-Su Convention & Visitor's Bureau's visitor information site, or visit www.alaskavisit.com.   For quality accommodations in other areas of Alaska please visit the  Bed & Breakfast Association of Alaska .

 

If you are also heading south to the Kenai Peninsula, Rose Ridge recommends ... Alaska Coastal Explorer for Deep Sea Fishing in Seward.