Vacation rentals in Wasilla

Vacation rentals in Wasilla

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Highlights Wasilla

  • Retreat in nature
  • Outdoorsy vacation
  • Hiking
  • History
  • Fishing

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Wasilla

$364for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
$347 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Wasilla

< 1%for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
37% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Wasilla

A dreamy Alaskan escape

Wasilla is a beautiful Alaskan city just an hour’s drive north of Anchorage. The town boasts an abundance of friendly, welcoming people and picture-perfect nature scenes. There are many ways to enjoy the majestic, rugged natural areas around Wasilla. Explore lakes from a canoe. Go on hikes through lush forests. Try ice-skating in the winter and bike riding in the summer. Buy locally-grown produce at the farmer’s market. A vacation in Wasilla is perfect for anyone who loves nature and the great outdoors.

Finding your Wasilla vacation rental

The vacation rentals in Wasilla boast a true Alaskan aesthetic, offering a plethora of cozy furnishings and natural design features. Every type of traveler will find something to love here. Opt for a rental with a sauna to beat the chilly outdoor temperatures. Book a rental with a private balcony where you can enjoy tranquil lake views. Pick a rental with a fireplace to cozy up in the evenings. Many rentals are immersed in natural areas, surrounded by trees and mountain views, while others are just a short distance from restaurants and shops. Wasilla rentals boast all the modern comforts and conveniences you’ll need throughout your stay, such as high-speed internet, washer/dryer, heating, and fully functioning kitchens.

Vacations in Wasilla

The area and getting around

Arriving in Wasilla

The closest major airport to Wasilla is Anchorage Airport. Once you get to the airport, you can take a taxi or rent a car to reach your vacation rental. The distance from the airport is 49 miles and it takes about an hour to reach Wasilla. If you opt for public transit, you can take a bus to downtown Anchorage and then a train to Wasilla. This journey takes 3 to 4 hours. You can also take a bus from downtown Anchorage to Wasilla which takes 2 to 3 hours to get to the city.

Getting around Wasilla

For visitors, the most straightforward way of getting around Wasilla is by renting a car. However, if you’re visiting during the summer months, you can use a bike to get around the city. There are nice scenic routes you can explore to soak up the natural Alaskan scenery while you are traveling to your destination. There are also shuttle services that you can use that can take you to nearby attractions.

Travelers and activities

Wasilla for history buffs

Wasilla is home to a fascinating history that will please any history enthusiast. Visit Wasilla Museum to learn about the local history and the native people of Wasilla. Here you can learn stories about the past from the knowledgeable and helpful staff. Another great place to visit is the Alaska Museum of Transportation and Industry. Here, you can view the history of every mode of transportation, from trains to planes. You can also see the car from 1923 that President Harding used during the time he was visiting Alaska.

Wasilla for outdoors enthusiasts

Wasilla offers a plethora of activities for anybody who loves the outdoors. Enjoy a game of golf at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course where you can admire the panoramic Alaskan surroundings while you play. The golf course offers magnificent views of the mountains as well as a top-rated course. You can also rent this property for special events and weddings. Another great option for a day outdoors in Wasilla is going drill-fishing. There are tour companies offering this unique experience year-round. This day trip is great for immersing yourself in the wild beauty of Alaska while you learn a new skill and catch your dinner.

Wasilla is the hometown of the famous politician and TV personality Sarah Palin.

Top 5 travel tips in Wasilla

1. Walk on Wasilla Creek Wetlands Trail

Wasilla Creek Wetlands Trail is a beautiful, scenic nature trail immersed in every shade of green. The well-marked trail is easy to follow. It’s best to wear comfortable walking shoes since it can be muddy in some areas. Pack a lunch meal to enjoy a picnic at the picnic tables at the end of the trail!

2. Visit Wasilla Farmer’s Market

Wasilla Farmer’s Market is a great place to witness the resourcefulness and talents of Alaskans firsthand. Here, you can find healthy produce, tasty homemade items, crafts, and works of art. Sit on the green grass and enjoy a hot meal. Before you go, grab some unique souvenirs from the craft booths to bring back home with you.

3. Visit Iditarod Headquarters

The Iditarod is an annual dogsled race held in Wasilla. You can visit their headquarters and learn some fascinating information about the culture and traditions around dogsled racing here. The headquarters feature films and interactive exhibits to keep visitors of all ages engaged. You can also meet the puppies who will become future racers.

4. Try Mediterranean dishes at Evangelo’s Restaurant

Evangelo’s Restaurant offers the best Mediterranean cuisine in Wasilla. Meals here are fresh, delicious, and healthy, with portions big enough to guarantee you won’t leave feeling hungry. Enjoy a glass of wine paired with one of the impressive menu offerings!

5. Spend an afternoon at Nancy Lakes Recreational Area

Nancy Lakes Recreational Area consists of various connected lakes which you can explore from a canoe or on a scenic hike. Enjoy a picnic here or have a bonfire! If you’re feeling adventurous, you can explore some of the less-traveled paths here, which are filled with breathtaking natural beauty.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Wasilla

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Wasilla?

Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average price of around $149 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Wasilla?

After analyzing our data from last year, the months at the lowest possible cost in Wasilla are May, April and March, with average prices of $123, $123, and $137, respectively.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Wasilla?

When booking a vacation rental in Wasilla, the highest prices are found in the month of October (with an average of $173 per night), followed by February ($167), and then September ($157).

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Wasilla well in advance?

So you don't run out of accommodation options in Wasilla, we recommend you to think ahead as 81% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The best months to find free accommodation in Wasilla are October (the average amount of properties that are available reached 55% of the total last year), November (39%), and September (35%).

How many vacation rentals are there in Wasilla?

Holidu has around 40 properties in Wasilla, provided by 2 different partners.

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