Palmer comes alive for Colony Christmas, as events take place throughout the town the second weekend in December. Sleigh rides, a parade, fireworks, live reindeers and craft shows make this event of Alaska's… More Info
Yes, Virigina, There is a Santa Claus
Don't miss this holiday classic performed at Machetanz Theatre in Wasilla. Inspired by a single letter written more than 100 years ago, this story is known to all. This performance is a perfect… More Info
Christmas Open House
The Alaska State Fair is hosting its Christmas open house with guests Hobo Jim and Ken Peletier. Gov. Sean Parnell will be reading "The Night Before Christmas," and Santa and his reindeer will make… More Info
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Welcome to Mat-Su Valley Alaska
Yahoo Mat-Su! Where Alaska comes to play.
The views of Denali and unspoiled wilderness are grand, the lifestyle simple and there are no limits on adventure. Mat-Su, Alaska has it all!
Convenient to both Anchorage and Denali National Park, easily reached by car or the Alaska Railroad, the Matanuska-Susitna Valley sprawls across 23,000 square miles of pure Alaska wilderness.
Towering mountains, huge glacier valleys, fish-filled rivers and lakes, abundant Alaska wildlife, glorious hiking country, scenic camping and quaint frontier communities - the Mat-Su is what Alaska visitors dream about.
Order the free official Mat-Su Visitor Guide, check out the suggested Alaska itineraries and view specials provided by Alaska fishing guides, vacation packages, lodges, cabins, hotels/B&Bs, attractions and activities listed on this site within Vacation Fundamentals.
Yahoo Mat-Su! Where Alaska comes to play
The Mat-Su Valley is your place for adventure. From flightseeing Mount McKinley to rafting the Matanuska River, excitement is right around every corner. Spectacular views abound, from mountains to glaciers to wildlife. Conveniently located 35 miles north of Anchorage, your Alaska experience begins when you get to the Mat-Su Valley. Spend a day exploring Hatcher Pass, test your luck fishing or take advantage of the bountiful hiking. The Mat-Su Valley - where Alaska comes to play!
You'll find a wide variety of lodging options to fit your preferences and budget. Choose from comfo...
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Alaska adventure is everywhere in the Mat-Su Valley! Summer and winter you will find a wide variety...
Three mountain ranges... 2,000 miles of trails... thousands of lakes... hundreds of miles of rivers...
Choose from fine dining to down home cafes and everything in between. Many of these restaurants use...
Mark the occasion of your Alaska visit with a special keepsake that tells the story of your adventu...
Alaska winters are spectacular in the Mat-Su Valley. Alpenglow sunsets over Denali, winter ice fish...
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