Seward, Alaska Attractions & Seward Sightseeing

Looking for things to do in the seaside town of Seward, Alaska? The area is full of outdoor excursions and day trips to enjoy with the whole family. Seward offers many exciting attractions from horseback riding, small boat tours, fishing, helicopter tours, zip lining, kayaking and dog sled rides. This seaside town offers many unique tours of tidewater glaciers, Kenai Penninsula, wildlife, sightseeing, and more. Some of our tour operators offer discounts for booking through Seward KOA. Pick up a copy of The Milepost Alaska and please contact our Concierge Desk and we will be happy to assist you in finding the best activities in downtown Seward, Alaska, for you and your family. You can reach us at (907) 224-4887.

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Without a doubt, there are endless things to do in Seward, Alaska — and our campground puts you right in the middle! After a long day of exploring, the Seward KOA Journey offers you everything you need to relax and rejuvenate. Sightseeing in Seward has never been more comfortable when camping at the best place to stay in Seward, Alaska. Check out our deals and available RV SitesCamping Cabins, and Premium Tent Sites and book your site for your Alaskan getaway today!

Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park

Nearly 40 glaciers flow from the Harding Icefield, Kenai Fjords' crowning feature. Wildlife thrives in icy waters and lush forests around this vast expanse of ice. There are many tour companies that offer wildlife boat tours out of Resurrection bay. Stop by the office and talk to our staff about discounts on tours and/or advise on what tour is the best fit for you and your family. Trips range from 4 hours to 9 hours. Kayaking trips are also available to book through KOA.

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Bardy's Trail Rides

Bardy's Trail Rides

This area of Seward, Alaska, is only accessible by horseback. You'll ride through parts of the old town of Seward that was destroyed by the great Alaskan earthquake of 1964 and hear the stories of the people who lived through it. Our horses will then take you to the bay's shore, where the wildflowers meet the ocean.

This Trail Ride could very well be the wilderness highlight of your trip to Seward and Alaska. You can get up close and personal with the diverse bird life of this area, watching bald eagles nest and feed. 

We have two trail rides a day, beginning at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. (check in 20 minutes early) during the months of May, June, July, and August. The cost per person is $230.00 for a two-hour ride ( plus taxes), We can book your ride at the KOA office or you can call (907) 362-7863 or book online at www.sewardhorses.com

Lot 17 Resurrection Bay Rd

Seward, AK 99664

907-362-7863

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Ididaride Alaska Dog Sledding Tours

Ididaride Alaska Dog Sledding Tours

One of the best ways to experience the natural scenic beauty of Seward, Alaska is by taking a dog sled tour. Dog sledding is the state's favorite sport and no visit to Alaska is complete without one. Seward boasts a gorgeous coastline against a backdrop of majestic mountain ranges. The beautiful forests and hiking trails are all part of the Seward experience. Whether you are riding a wheeled sled through the Alaskan wilderness or a ski sled on Exit Glacier, you will not be disappointed at the sheer beauty and uniqueness the expedition has to offer. Please see our front desk for more information and assistance in scheduling your tour or book online https://t.sidekickopen86.com/s3t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7kF8cpgX7VRH9lD59hl3kW7_k2841CX6NGW36Q28d2Sw5l-W7s-VM_2nyg2Ff197v5Y04?te=W3R5hFj4cm2zwW4cJ1nY3KcLq1W3H6v_w49M829W1JxwjN3F8PDnW43TDhC3Fbt5SW49KwsN49Szh5W2k9br84fLkwHf3vfNsXX3&si=8000000026147407&pi=357cdade-9350-445b-815c-5235a4df95cb

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Sunny Cove Kayaking

Sunny Cove Kayaking

Do you know where to find the perfect Alaskan adventure? We do! Sunny Cove Kayaks hosts more than 5,000 guests each summer.  Enjoy a guided kayaking, hiking and wildlife adventure into Alaska's accessible, yet truly wild places. Imagine yourself experiencing a place of turquoise blue waters teeming with whales and puffins, tidewater and alpine glaciers, protected coves and rugged cliffs under glorious skies. Enjoy watching sea otters casually feed on urchins and mollusks; seals following curiously as you kayak in silence; eagles peering down at you while you hike through impossibly green spruce forests, pods of orcas gliding by the bow of your charter boat as they search for salmon, humpback whales breach in glacial fjords...it's all here, waiting for you.  Please see our front desk for more information and assistance in booking your adventure.

Latitude 60 Marine - Salmon Fishing

Latitude 60 Marine - Salmon Fishing

April through September is the time to fight and land Kings, Silvers, Pinks and Chums in the Resurrection Bay and nutrient-rich waters of the Gulf of Alaska and Prince William Sound — an Alaskan fishing experience like none other. 

Whether you choose an All Day, Half Day or Lodge Based trip, Latitude 60 Marine will help you experience the best of Alaska. Families, kids and serious anglers all are welcome. We specialize in small group charters of up to six wranglers.

Seward, Alaska Attractions & Seward Sightseeing

Fishing

Fishing

Seward is well-regarded as one of the top sport fishing destinations in Alaska. Our crystal waters are full of incredible fish species, including salmon, halibut, trout, grayling, rockfish and lingcod. Whether you want to fish alone or in a group, the area offers countless opportunities to cast your line in Seward.

Head out onto the open ocean for an exhilarating fishing adventure with an experienced crew and state-of-the-art equipment. If the ocean is not your style, you can stick to land and wild fish species right from the shore, taking advantage of the many beaches, lakes and streams around Seward, including 4th of July Beach, Cooper Landing, Resurrection River, Kenai River and more. 

Our KOA concierge is always available to help you plan and book fishing trips. Reach out at any point for more information on charters, best spots to fish and discounts for the journey of a lifetime.

Hiking

Hiking

Hiking should be at the top of everyone's list when you are camping with us in Seward. The area is home to stunning, picturesque hiking trails that take your breath away. Whether you are a hiking enthusiast or just looking for that perfect photo, there are trails and paths for all ability levels in Seward. 

Head into the Kenai Fjords National Park or travel to the Chugach National Forest for some fantastic trails. The local area is also full of well-maintained trails for you to enjoy. 

For an easy, family-friendly hike with minimal elevation gain, check out the Exit Glacier or Two Lakes trails, which offer jaw-dropping views in one mile or less. For a more rigorous experience with more significant elevation gain and mileage, the Harding Icefield and Mt. Marathon Hiker trails do not disappoint.

Exit Glacier

Exit Glacier

Exit Glacier, one of Seward's most popular attractions, is a must-visit landform. This glacier comes from the Harding Icefield, which is the second largest icefield in North America. This 23,000-year-old icefield is part of the Kenai Mountains, within the Kenai Fjords National Park and just minutes from our campground. 

Camping near Exit Glacier offers impressive views and endless opportunities to get out and explore a stunning landscape. Being one of the most reachable valley glaciers in Alaska, you can take the family to the park to hike, take in the views and even stand right next to Exit Glacier.

Kenai Fjords National Park

Seward, AK 99664