Set on the Kenai Peninsula in southern Alaska, Seward is a port city with an unmatched beauty. It is located at the head of Resurrection Bay and is home to about 2,800 residents.
Seward, is the gateway to the spectacular Kenai Fjords National Park and is located about 120 miles from Anchorage, is surrounded by coastal fiords, glaciers, and high mountain peaks. It looks like no other place in Alaska, maybe the entire world.
If you’re looking for anything from outdoor gear to local Alaska art, you’ve come to the right place. Seward’s artists display their work at downtown shops and make sure to visit the harbor area to find everything Alaska, especially unique souvenirs.See All Gifts
You can’t visit Seward without taking a trip to Kenai Fiords National Park. Day cruises range from three to nine hours and are available for all ages. Go deep into the park and see wildlife you’d never encounter anywhere else.
Flightseeing by helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft is also available and private boat charters stand at the ready to take you on the trip of a lifetime.See All Activities
Seward has dozens of restaurants and bars where you can enjoy a sumptuous repast. You can get anything that appeals to your tastebuds, from Greek to Chinese, barbecue, and burgers, and of course, Alaska’s famous fresh seafood.See All Eat
Seward is situated on magnificent Resurrection Bay, which lies at the foot of 3,022-ft. Mt. Marathon. It was in 1792 that a Russian fur trader found shelter in a storm in Resurrection Bay. The bay got its name because its discovery came on the Russian Orthodox Sunday of the Resurrection.
Weather in Seward means daytime temperatures at about 61 degrees, with nighttime lows in the lower 50s.See All Learn
See whales, sea otters, and extraordinary peaks coming straight out of the water.
Exit Glacier is highly accessible hiking for the experienced and inexperienced.
Home to the tough Mt. Marathon 5k, explore this 4,862-ft. mountain.
Head for the Alaskan seas to catch huge halibut and salmon.
Hiking trails like Harding Icefield allow you to explore Seward’s untouched landscape.
Sea lions will greet you at this amazing aquarium!
Alaska’s biggest salmon derby tests your mettle.
Twenty live acts, a beer garden, food court and community art.
Hike along Resurrection Bay from the famous Iditarod monument.