Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Eagle River

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Eagle River. Travelers like the riverfront, skiing and forests in this romantic and scenic city. Sullivan Arena and Iditarod Trail Headquarters are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Eagle River

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Eagle River has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alpenglow at Arctic Valley (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Moose Run Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Hillberg Ski Area (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Elmendorf State Hatchery (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Settlers Bay Golf Course (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Imaginarium - Science Discovery Center (13 mi / 21 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Eagle River

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Eagle River is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kincaid Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Mt. Baldy Trail (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Eagle and Symphony Lakes Trail (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Centennial Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Nunaka Valley North Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Muldoon Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Eagle River

The nearest airport is in Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), located 11.3 mi (18.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.), which is 17 mi (27.4 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Eagle River?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 32 vacation rentals near Eagle River. From 2 Cabins to 16 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Eagle River for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Eagle River?

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 Eagle River:

  • North Star: 93 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 64 vacation rentals
  • Northeast Anchorage: 33 vacation rentals
  • South Addition: 84 vacation rentals
  • Fairview: 72 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 Eagle River?

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

  • Eagle River Nature Center: 134 vacation rentals
  • Mt. Baldy Trail: 403 vacation rentals
  • Eagle and Symphony Lakes Trail: 367 vacation rentals
  • St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church: 414 vacation rentals
  • Alyeska Ski Resort: 173 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Eagle River 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 Cabins in Eagle River?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2 Cabins in Eagle River. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Eagle River include:

  • Houses: 16 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 7 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Eagle River?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 30 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Eagle River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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