Girls’ night in with a stay at Princess Lodges

08/13/2019 Back To Blog A woman sips coffee in front of a fireplace while talking to another woman.

Are you ready for a weekend retreat with your girls? You’re in luck! Alaska is the perfect place to travel with your girlfriends, sisters, mothers and daughters. Leave the planning to the pros and find comfort, relaxation and more with a stay at one of the many Princess Lodges. Here are some itineraries to inspire your next girls’ trip!


A stay at Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge is ideal for ladies looking for a mix of tranquility and adventure! The lodge overlooks the Kenai River and offers incredible mountain views. Dine at Rod & Reel Restaurant and Rafter’s Lounge to enjoy the viewing deck, perfect for unwinding with a glass of wine. Get a taste of adventure and make lasting memories with backpacking excursions, a Kenai Fjords day cruise and more.


If you and your girlfriends love animals and breathtaking views, explore Denali! With 37 species of mammals, Denali National Park is a great place to experience some of the best Alaska wildlife viewing. The Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge, located just a mile outside of the park, overlooks the Nenana River and offers shuttle service into the park along with plenty of activities.

Denali State Park

You can visit Denali State Park when you stay at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. Explore the trails, search for wildlife, enjoy the view of Denali, the tallest peak in North America and more. In the evenings, have a delicious meal at North Fork Restaurant, followed by s’mores at the fire pits.


If you’re ready to unwind and spend time wandering museums and learning about Alaska history, head to the Interior community of Fairbanks and book a stay at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge. Located on the banks of the Chena River, with close proximity to activities, you and your girlfriends can set off to learn about mining history and pay a visit to Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center and the Alaska Museum of the North to view galleries showcasing Alaska’s culture and wildlife. After a busy day, ending the night with a soak in the relaxing waters of Chena Hot Springs is a must!

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

Girls, get your camera ready to explore the largest national park in the United States, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park! Plan a stay at Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge to enjoy the scenery, mountain and valley views and embark on a wilderness retreat. Step into the park and search the fields for wildflowers or book a glacier cruise out of Prince William Sound for picturesque views of Columbia Glacier.

Kick up your heels, ladies— Alaska is waiting for you!