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)
Independence Mine & Historical Park
PALMER AREA: (10 minutes)
Musk Ox Farm
Visitor's Center Museum & Vegetable Gardens
Colony House Museum
Guided ATV Tours
Golfing: Fishhook Golf Course(<5 miles away)
Alaska Farm Tours
Visit Matanuska Glacier
Matanuska glacier trekking / Zipline Adventure
Knik Glacier Airboat Tours
Alaska State Fair (August).
WASILLA & NORTH VALLEY: (20-60 minutes)
Iditarod Trail Headquarters
Dorothy Page Museum & Historical Townsite
Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry
Kayaking; Guided and unguided
Iditarod Kennel visit
Jet Boat Adventures
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.