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🇺🇸 Alaska Fishing Trips: Best Lodges To Stay In

Alaska Fishing Trips

One of my favorite vacations I’ve ever taken has to be the Alaska fishing trips.

Nothing beats getting out into nature on an Alaska adventure.

Especially in one of the most beautiful and rugged parts of America.

I’ve visited Alaska by cruise and I’ve attended conferences there.

But by far, the thing that keeps me coming back to Alaska – is the fishing.

I’m much more of a DIY fisher instead of guided fishing trips so when I was putting together this post, I was trying to figure out what would be most beneficial to you.

So I decided to share the best lodges to stay in for your Alaska fishing trip.

All of these places are on AirBnb as I find these incline to be the best quality and even better accommodation.

It’s can be hit and miss when I’ve booked on other platforms or even directly.

Fishing experience is close by to all of these lodges and I’ve included a selection of sizes in case you’re going alone or as a group.

So here are the best cabins for your Alaska fishing trips!

1. A modern yet traditional cabin with a shared fire pit

Alaska Fishing Trips

You can tell that the owners of this cabin genuinely put thought into the utilization of space inside and outside.

It’s a tranquil quiet spot to get into nature, and it’s pet-friendly as well.

This location has fantastic access to some of the best fishing spots for your fishing adventures. 

SLEEPS: 7 guests

PRICE: From $119 per night

LOCATION: Soldotna

NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Anchorage

BOOK HERE

2. A rustic cabin based next to a serene pond

alaska fishing trips

Based on the Kenai Peninsula, peace and quiet awaits at this forest retreat.

With only a mile to downtown and a mile to the fishing spots, this cabin is in an impeccable location. 

It really is the best of both worlds at and the true Alaskan experience!

You might even be fortuitous enough to do some wildlife viewing around the pond.

SLEEPS: 4 guests

PRICE: From $199 per night

LOCATION: Soldotna

NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Anchorage

BOOK HERE

3. A handcrafted log cabin right on the river

Situated on 500ft of private riverfront, you can go fishing for salmon right outside your front door.

One of the best features is the gear cabin where you can help yourself to fishing equipment.

No need to carry yours all the way from home!

They’ll even package the fish that you catch so you can take it back with you.

SLEEPS: 5 guests

PRICE: From $295 per night

LOCATION: Soldotna

NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Anchorage

BOOK HERE

4. An authentic cabin offering communal dinners for the true Alaskan experience

This cabin is on the smaller side but it’s as close as you’ll get to a traditional style cabin.

Your experience is made even better by the cabin owners.

They create an incredibly welcoming atmosphere and cook communal dinners for everyone to socialise.

The hosts are also very knowledgeable about local fishing and can arrange salmon and halibut trips for you.

SLEEPS: 5 guests

PRICE: From $101 per night

LOCATION: Kenai

NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Anchorage

BOOK HERE

5. A luxury cabin if you have a large group

This one will only appeal to you if you have a large family and like to take big family vacations (like mine).

This spacious cabin has everything you need to keep everyone entertained.

It has the latest fixtures and luxurious furnishings ensuring you have a comfortable fishing trip. 

If I were to persuade my family to come on my Alaska fishing trips, this is where I would take them!

SLEEPS: 16+ guests

PRICE: From $1,500 per night

LOCATION: Soldotna

NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Anchorage

BOOK HERE

6. A cabin with a porch for wildlife spotting

This cabin is proximate to town but secluded enough to feel out in nature.

Set up to be comfortable they’ve used the outdoor porch as a great use of space.

Speaking of the outdoor porch, there are frequent wildlife sightings – including moose and bears.

SLEEPS: 8 guests

PRICE: From $69 per night

LOCATION: Soldotna

NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Anchorage

BOOK HERE

7. A remote cabin where rustic meets comfort

This incredible cabin comes with the use of the lodges skiffs and kayaks for your fishing requirements.

Not only is your location remote, you’re in prime Alaskan wild and marine life watching territory.

The lodge is fully self-sustainable so be prepared to cut yourself off from the world.

SLEEPS: 12 guests

PRICE: From $1,356 per night

LOCATION: Ketchikan

NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Ketchikan

BOOK HERE

8. Enjoy a hilltop chalet on a private lake

Nestled in a wildlife recreation region, this cabin is guaranteed to give you some National Geographic moments.

The view from the deck is by far the most extraordinary part of this place.

Everything you can wish to keep you busy is right here.

And it’s an easily accessible one hour drive from Anchorage airport.

SLEEPS: 15 guests

PRICE: From $148 per night

LOCATION: Palmer

NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Anchorage

BOOK HERE

9. A custom built cedar log cabin on the river bank

These cabins hold 220ft of private riverfront reserved exclusively for you to try some river fishing.

They book in packages so your fishing charter is included in this price.

They know all the best spots for fishing and where to catch silver salmon, king salmon and trout.

SLEEPS: 6 guests

PRICE: From $450 per night

LOCATION: Sterling

NEAREST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Anchorage

BOOK HERE

Getting To These Lodges

The closest airport to the majority of these lodges is Anchorage.

I love driving through the stunning scenery of Alaska so I always opt to hire a car and drive myself.

My preferred car rental company is always Avis

And they are conveniently situated at most airports throughout the US, including Anchorage

RENT A CAR WITH AVIS

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Hello! I’m Chef Tariq.

I’m a food, travel & lifestyle blogger who is passionate about creating recipes from my Arab American background. I love to travel and share my experiences and top tips along the way.