Shop Small Saturday
Shop Small Saturday takes over downtown Palmer on Nov. 29, as a way to support local businesses during the Christmas shopping season. Nearly 20 downtown Palmer merchants are participating with special deals,… More Info
Wilderness Woman/Bachelor Auction
The world-famous Talkeetna Wilderness Woman contest and the Talkeetna Bachelor Auction kick off at 1 p.m. on Dec. 6 on Main Street. Find women who can make their man a sandwich, haul water, chop… More Info
One of Alaska's best small-town celebrations is Dec. 12-14, as Colony Christmas takes over downtown Palmer. Hay rides, reindeer, a parade of lights, concerts and a holiday ball are just a few of the things… 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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