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Alaska Weekend Getaways

Dash away for a romantic AK weekend getaway. Many airlines offer discounts on last minute flights to Alaska. Of course winter flights could be a little sketchy but there are likely real deals to be had during the chilliest months. In this vast state No matter where you live in the US, there is a romantic Alaska weekend getaway just waiting for you. If you happen to live in Alaska, you have an opportunity to check out the romantic places you never knew existed, right in your own backyard! Here are a few great AK weekend getaway ideas!

 

 

Secluded Alaska weekend travel for two just a short drive away!

If you happen to live in Alaska, traveling to a small and secluded place is easy. Lodging rates in small hidden towns like Kotzebue, Fort Yukon, Dillingham or Homer can be much less expensive. Many of the smaller towns in Alaska offer great little B&B's or cabin rentals making a quick weekend escape easy and inexpensive. There are always quaint little shops to explore as well as great home cooking at local restaurants. Above all, small towns can offer real quiet and seclusion for a perfect romantic weekend getaway.

An Alaska Romantic Weekend Getaway right under your nose?

If you live in or near an Alaska major city like Fairbanks, or Anchorage or near smaller towns like Bethel and Nome, there are many great deals and weekend getaway opportunities at your own back door. Off season times are great opportunities to stay at world class resorts close to home for much less than you might expect. Many resorts and spas offer packages designed to entice locals to come and explore the pampering they offer. Although you aren't going far from home, the right resort or hotel can make you feel as if you are another world away.

Alaska Weekend Getaway - Jet Away!

Hop a Flight

Hop a flight to see Cape Krusenstern National Monument or Barrow Beach or attend Rubber Duck Race in September or Festival of Native Arts in February. Just because it's a weekend doesn't mean it won't be memorable. The important thing to remember when considering far away romantic travel with only a weekend to spare is to find something specific you especially want to experience while you're there. Consider checking out some of the great Alaska events like Midnight Sun Festival in June or Delta Festival of Lights in February. A weekend is definitely not enough time to explore all of Alaska, but what could be more romantic than hopping a short flight to have a romantic dinner and see a show on Saturday in Nome, and then enjoy brunch Sunday morning and heading home. Maybe a wonderful Barrow resort offers a great weekend spa package for two, giving you just enough time to relax, unwind and connect with one another. The best thing about weekend getaways is they help give us great ideas for future travel destinations. Imagine when you're coworkers ask you "So what did you do this weekend?" you can say "Well, on Saturday I had lunch... in Nome."

Great Alaska Weekend Getaway Attractions include:

St. Michael Island
Kodiak Island Orca Watching
Round Island
Prince William Sound
Point Woronzof
Glacier Bay National Park
Bering Land Bridge National Preserve
Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Barrow Beach
Ice Museum
The El Dorado Gold Mine
Santa Claus House

The Best Alaskan Cities for a Weekend Getaway are:

Fairbanks
College
Fort Yukon
Kaktovik
Nome
Barrow
Kotzebue
Point Hope
Anchorage
Juneau
Homer
Haines
Bethel
Unalaska
Dillingham
Kodiak

Alaskan Events worth attending on a Weekend Getaway are:

Delta Festival of Lights in February
Festival of Native Arts in February
Fairbanks' Golden Days Street Fair in July
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival in July
Iditarod Sled Dog Race in March
Midnight Sun Festival in June
Northern Lights in Winter
Rubber Duck Race in September

Valdez Ice Climbing Festival in March
Juneau Jazz & Classics in April
Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay in June
Kodiak Crab Festival in May
Beaver Round Up Festival in March
"A Century of Salmon" Tour in June
National Wildlife Refuge Week in October

For additional Alaska weekend getaway travel information including other attractions, accommodations, and popular local events, you can contact Alaska Tourism Office at P.O. Box 110801, Juneau AK 99811-0801 Telephone: 800-862-5275 or 907-465-2012.

Romantic Weekend Getaway in AK

   
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