Places To Visit And The Best Types Of Soldotna Alaska Lodging

By Rosella Campbell

Your days will be filled with natures beauty and touring favorite and little known sites here in Alaska. You will find beautiful Soldotna Alaska Lodging to fit any budget too. Not to mention the great fishing that is available for fishing enthusiasts. If you are looking for a memorable vacation then this would be the perfect one.

In the summer months you can find interesting things to keep you busy here. Travel to the Homestead Museum of Solodotna and step back in time to 1947 when the first settlers made this their home. There are cabins the homesteaders built as well as a school house that is completely original.

Within the museum walls are trinkets, and tools used everyday of homesteaders life and great archaeological artifacts such as fishing boats and more from the Alaskan Natives that once called this home. Fortunately this site and so many others are short distances from almost all Lodging areas. You can venture to the Swim Beach at stormy lake and enjoy splashing in the inviting waters on a hot summer day too.

For cooling off during summer head down to the Stormy Lake Swim Beach where the waters refreshing, clean and near many of other places of interest. For the history buffs explore the Interpretive Site of K'Beq which was put together by the Kanaitze Indians for culture and historical purposes. Sites of archaeological finds, history and cultural items and photographs from the Dena'ina are held within the museum and you can't forget about a token of your adventure here at the gift shop.

To see one of the most historical places in Soldotna visit the Historical Society Museum where the original last school still stands of the territories, complete with all that the students used and needed in those days. An original homesteaders log village is also on the agenda to give you a feeling of what their lives must have been like when they first found their way here.

See the historical Iditarod Trail and walk upon it and learn all about how the Alaskan Railroad came to be at KMTA National Heritage. This community still is home to some historical and colorful people ready to share their stories and legends of the Alaskan frontier with you. Some say that there are a lot of ghosts of settlers from days past still here as well.

To see wildlife up close and personal as well as sparkling glaciers and the beauty of many Alaskan lakes then take a drive down the 18 mile loop of Skilak Lake West Entrance. You will be able to get some great shots of the animals and the landscapes within this area of the Kanai Peninsula. For the best rainbow trout fishing look no further than the Upper Ohmer Lake Overlook area.

Whether you decide on camping, having a romantic vacation for just the two of you or want all the adventure Alaska has to offer you can find perfect accommodations with any of the Alaska Lodging sites. There is even a Bear Viewing Lodge which only lets 16 travelers at a time stay within the bear habitat and sanctuary. This is one place that you will remember for many years to come and share your experiences with family and friends when back home.

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