Seaside Scenery

The gateway to breathtaking Kenai Fjords National Park – a perfect setting for up-close sealife viewing and glacier-carved fjords along a stunning coastline. As one of the oldest communities in Alaska, Seward has a number of historic buildings and landmarks, as well as a museum recounting the town’s beginnings. The downtown area features shops, art galleries, day spas and restaurants.

  • Points of Interest

    • Alaska SeaLife Center
    • Exit Glacier
    • Kenai Fjords National Park
    • Resurrection Bay
  • Activities

    • Glacier viewing
    • Scenic cruising

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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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Road trip: Anchorage to Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge

If you chose to drive to Cooper Landing and the Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge from Anchorage, there are plenty of towns and sights for you to take in along the way. Here are a couple highlights: Just 45 minutes from Anchorage, or an hour and 15 minutes from the Kenai…
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Alaska is known for many things—epic outdoors, fresh seafood, wildlife encounters—but it has also staked its claim as a state that appreciates a good cup of coffee. The Lower 48 may be ahead of the game in many respects, but Alaskans have been pioneers of all things coffee for decades.
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Alaska dipnetting explained

Driving down Alaska’s Seward Highway on a sunny summer afternoon, you may notice people standing shoulder to shoulder, reaching big nets on poles out into the water. What are they doing out there? The answer: dipnetting!Dipnetting is a method of fishing used for catching salmon and hooligan that’s available to…
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