Enjoy the open market atmosphere at Friday Flings every Friday this summer. Peruse the vendor booths and listen to live music every Friday in downtown Palmer. Later in the summer, you'll find some of the… More Info
Alaska's largest bike race gets started at Sheep Mountain Lodge. Different races include a 50-miler all the way up the Fireweed 400, which goes to Valdez and back. Camping available near Sheep Mountain Lodge… More Info
Midsummer Garden & Art Faire
The 9th annual Palmer Garden and Art Faire is July 11 in downtown Palmer. Come out and celebrate the summer with gardening, gourmet food, fine art, music and much more. There are gardening classes throughout… More Info
Palmer Pride Picnic
Celebrate the pride in downtown Palmer with a free picnic hosted by Palmer businesses and the City of Palmer. Palmer Pride hotdogs, farm fresh veggies, live music and Citizen of the Year award presentations. 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...
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Alaska winters are spectacular in the Mat-Su Valley. Alpenglow sunsets over Denali, winter ice fish...
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