Willow is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is part of the Anchorage, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area. At the 2010 census the population was 2,102. Wikipedia
If you are looking for travel information of Willow in United States, you've come to the right place. The nearest major city to Willow is Anchorage. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Anchorage for its bountiful attractions like Anchorage Museum At Rasmuson Center, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Tony Knowles Coastal Trail on your trip to Willow. Also, to reach Willow, you'll have to take a flight to Anchorage; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Willow can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.
Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!