Destination guide

Head to the beautiful city of Wasilla

Enjoy the museums and other features of Wasilla. Travelers to this scenic city praise the lake, mountain views and fishing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Wasilla

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Wasilla a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alaska Live Steamers (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Settlers Bay Golf Course (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Musk Ox Farm (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Palmer Golf Course (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Reindeer Farm (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Willow Lake (22.6 mi / 36.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wasilla

Travelers enjoy Wasilla for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wasilla is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palmer Research Center and Matanuska Experiment Farm (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Bodenburg Butte (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Pioneer Peak (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Twin Peaks Trail (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Eklutna Lake (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Mt. Baldy Trail (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Wasilla

The nearest airport is in Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), located 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.), which is 33.3 mi (53.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Wasilla Alaska Railroad Depot.

Where to stay around Wasilla?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 400 vacation rentals near Wasilla. From 175 Houses to 38 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wasilla for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Wasilla?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Wasilla:

  • Eagle River: 31 vacation rentals
  • Sand Lake: 49 vacation rentals
  • South Addition: 84 vacation rentals
  • North Star: 90 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 70 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wasilla?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wasilla. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Wasilla Alaska Railroad Depot: 153 vacation rentals
  • Dorothy G. Page Museum: 153 vacation rentals
  • Alyeska Ski Resort: 168 vacation rentals
  • Anchorage Alaska Railroad Depot: 333 vacation rentals
  • Willow Lake: 45 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wasilla listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wasilla?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 175 Houses in Wasilla. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wasilla include:

  • Cabins: 38 rentals available
  • Cottages: 38 rentals available
  • Chalets: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wasilla?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Wasilla. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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