Alaska's Playground

Experience the turqoise-blue waters and abundance of salmon that make the Kenai River world famous. Nicknamed “Alaska’s Playground”, the Peninsula is the perfect place to get outdoors, whether you choose hiking, bird watching, dog sledding, canoeing or glacier cruising.

  • Points of Interest

    • Alaska Sea Life Center
    • Cooper Landing
    • Kenai Fjords National Park
    • Kenai River
    • Resurrection Bay
    • Russian River Falls
  • Activities

    • Dog sledding
    • Fishing
    • Glacier / Scenic cruising
    • Gold panning
    • Hiking
    • Kayaking
    • Rafting

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Featured Excursion

Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

Spend a day cruising the unspoiled wonders of Kenai Fjords National Park. The narrated tour begins when your vessel ventures out from Seward to Resurrection Bay. Then, you’ll head out to the open waters of the Gulf of Alaska around Cape Aialik to the face of a tidewater glacier. As…
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Meet the residents of the Alaska Sealife Center

If your travels bring you near the seaside community of Seward, Alaska, located on the shores of Resurrection Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, the Alaska Sealife Center is one of the top destinations in town. The center is the only facility in the state that combines a…
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13 Reasons to Visit Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula

Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula is the ideal destination for anyone wanting to experience the wonder and majesty of the Great Land. We’ve pulled our top 13 reasons to head to the Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge this summer.1 – The Kenai Peninsula may be best known as the home of the…
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4 Amazing Kenai Peninsula Daytrips

The Kenai Peninsula is known as Alaska’s playground. And for good reason! From fishing and kayaking to wildlife viewing and hiking, there is so much to do on the Kenai. Check out these daytrip itineraries to get the most out of your stay at Kenai Princess Wilderness…
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