Camping Near Kenai Fjords National Park & Local Area Attractions

Camping Near Kenai Fjords National Park & Local Area Attractions
Looking for things to do in Seward, Alaska? The local area offers plenty of experiences that the whole family will love. From wildlife cruises to Kenai Fjords tours the local area offers once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to explore the Alaskan outdoors. Enjoy exciting outdoor excursions and day trips while exploring the town. There are tons of activities in Seward, Alaska, to experience all the outdoor excursions and day trips to enjoy with the whole family. Seward offers many exciting attractions, from horseback riding, small boat tours, King Salmon fishing, helicopter tours, zip-lining, kayaking, and dog sled rides. The local area is full of great destinations like Kenai Fjords National Park and Exit Glacier. As you can imagine, there are tons of things to do in Seward, Alaska, like taking a Kenia Fjords tour or venturing to local hiking trails like the Lost Lake Trail. This seaside town offers many activities like Seward sightseeing, unique tours of tidewater glaciers, Kenai Peninsula, wildlife, 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.

Popular Local Attractions:
When you stay at Seward KOA Journey, you can experience camping near Kenai Fjords National Park, Resurrection Bay and many other fun attractions. You and your family will have a full itinerary to complete during your Kenai Fjords camping trip. Adventure into Kenai Fjords National Park to see Exit Glacier and a landscape that juxtaposes green forests and icy waters. You'll stare in awe at the glaciers and wildlife you see while exploring. Continue your journey around Seward by spending time in the Resurrection Bay region. Try exciting activities like wildlife boat cruises, helicopter tours, kayaking or fishing. If you plan to take tours and visit multiple attractions, stop by or call the concierge desk at Seward KOA Journey! Our concierges can help you find the best activities and discounts for your whole group. Get in touch with us at 907-224-4887 to start planning.

Local History:
Along with the exciting adventures you can experience in Seward, you also have opportunities to learn about the area's history, such as the state's official sport, dog sledding. The significance of the Iditarod Trail and dog sledding pre-dates the historical 1925 Serum Run. In the early 1900s, during the gold rush, people relied on dog sled teams traveling the Iditarod Trail to deliver mail, supplies and imports to their villages and towns — and Seward was the main port. Teams would travel from Seward with the goods to reach their destinations. Discover the importance of dog sledding and experience a ride by taking a dog sledding tour during your trip.

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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 [url=https://koa.com/campgrounds/seward/site-type/tent-camping

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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Seward Ocean Excursions - Small Boat Tours

Seward Ocean Excursions - Small Boat Tours

=mediumSeward Ocean Excursions is a locally-owned and family-run business. We pride ourselves in providing custom, small group trips all year long. In fact, we are Seward's only year-round on the water boat business!   We offer Kenai Fjords and Resurrection Bay Half Day Tours, 6 hour Deeper in Kenai Fjords National Park/Aialik Bay tours and Full Day Tours.  

Please stop by our front desk for more information and assistance in booking the tour which is best suited for you.

The Alaska Sea Life Center

The Alaska Sea Life Center

The Alaska SeaLife Center, Alaska's premier public aquarium and Alaska's only permanent marine mammal rehabilitation facility, is located on the shores of Resurrection Bay in Seward in the U.S. state of Alaska.

301 Railway Ave,

Seward, AK 99664

888-378-2525

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Marathon Helicopters

Marathon Helicopters

Great way to see Seward from an eagles eyes view.

2210-B Airport Rd, Seward, AK 99664

seward, AK 99664

907-224-3616

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Resurrection Bay Sailing Charters

Resurrection Bay Sailing Charters

Experience Alaska's beauty and wildlife while sailing! Offering daily or multi-day captained and bareboat charters.

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Urbach's Clothiers

Urbach's Clothiers

Family-owned clothing and shoe store opened in 1915 in the heart of downtown historic Seward, Alaska. We specialize in clothing/shoes for men, women and children.

218 4th ave

Seward, AK 99664

907-224-3088

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Ranting Raven Gallery

Ranting Raven Gallery

This gallery is owned by a local who grew up in Seward, her shop is full of lots of local art and she also has a great little coffee shop inside her shop.

238 4th Ave

Seward, AK 99664

907-224-2228

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Frontier Trading Post

Frontier Trading Post

Frontier Trading Post is Seward's only health food store, grab and go organic deli, and coffee shop. We feature a wide variety of foods from Alaska and around the world in addition to brands of whole food supplements and staples. We have options for all types of eaters! Vegans, vegetarian, paleo, gluten free, dairy-free and more. Our focus is on whole foods and whole food nutrition education, and providing those unique products that help people live fully and healthfully in this beautiful coastal community.

233 4th Avenue

Seward, AK 99664

907-491-1416

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Alaska Adventure Park!

Alaska Adventure Park!

Welcome to Seward's hottest new destination,  Alaska Adventure Park!  Our family-friendly ropes course and aerial park is perfect for adventurers of any age. This free roam activity has a duration of 2 hours.

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Mural Capital of Alaska

Mural Capital of Alaska

The Seward Historic Preservation Commission, with a grant from the Alaska State Historic Preservation Office, worked with partners and the public to create a historic walking tour with 26 signs, 46 sites, a map, and web page. Now that you are here, you have become part of our story. Let's take a quick tour of our 26 signs. When you take the tour in person, you can start wherever you choose. Pick up a map at the Seward Community Library & Museum and discover all the details of Seward's amazing history for yourself.

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Seward Community Library & Museum

Seward Community Library & Museum

At the Seward Community Library & Museum you can check out their Museum downstairs and then upstairs you can enjoy looking through lots of books. They have a great Alaskan section and local section, also they have a Childrens room that you can relax in while your kids explore new books, games and even play with toys. 
They have a movie at 2pm each day, Tuesday- Saturday, on the 1964 great earthquake that devastated Alaska. This quake was also know as the Good Friday earthquake.  The earthquake lasted 5mins and the film will show you shared interviews of residents living in Seward during the time. 

Their hours of operations are Tuesday - Friday 9am to 6pm, and Saturday 9am - 5pm

239 6th Ave

Seward, AK 99664

907-224-4082

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Sweet Darlings

Sweet Darlings

Sweet Darlings was first established in 1997 by Hugh and Iris Darling. Hugh's great grandfather was T.W. Hawkins – co-founder of Brown and Hawkins. When Hugh's mother, Virginia, started to age and needed assistance, Hugh and Iris moved to Seward to help out. They assisted with her in being landlord to the Brown and Hawkins building. 
Hugh had always had a sweet tooth and couldn't help himself by indulging in the finest of chocolates and sweets. 
That's when he and Iris decided to establish Sweet Darlings. 
Fast forward to 2019; Hugh and Iris are in their 80s and want to retire. Bruce ended up moving to the Midwest with his wife to be closer to her family. Sweet Darlings was in the  midst of closing its doors for good. Until, a previous employee decided to step up and buy the store from the Darlings.
A.J. Seese and his wife, Pam Seese, are the current owners of Sweet Darlings. A.J. started working on and off at Sweet Darlings since he was 13 years old. His grandmother, Sharyl Seese, had been good friends with Iris and Hugh since before Sweet Darlings was established. So, the transition to the Seese family was pretty seamless.  
Pam and A.J. have brought a new breath of fresh air to Sweet Darlings, and are determined to build off of the already solid legacy that Sweet Darlings has. Their goal is to always search for the best ingredients and to discover new sweets that Sweet Darlings guests' will enjoy.

205 4th Avenue

Seward, AK 99664

907-224-3011

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Adventure Sixty North

Adventure Sixty North

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

31872 Herman Leirer Rd.

Seward, AK 99664

907-224-2600

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Alaska Shop

Alaska Shop

This great shop has some of the best pricing on items. Owned by locals, you are always welcomed with warm smiles and you can find almost everything you need for gifts for friends and family.

210 4th Ave Box 209

seward, AK 99664

907-224-5420

Harding Icefield Hike

Harding Icefield Hike

From our KOA it is just a 5 mile drive to Exit Glacier.
For more advanced hikers, a strenuous four-mile trail parallels the glacier's north edge on a 3,000-foot ascent to the ice field, offering spectacular views of the glacier and surrounding mountains along the way. This challenging day hike rewards you with an overlook of the 700-square-mile Harding Icefield, the source of 38 named glaciers, including Exit and the tidewater glaciers on the Kenai Fjords outer coast.

Exit Glacier Rd, Seward, AK 99664

Seward, AK 99664

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Saltwood Smokehouse

Saltwood Smokehouse

Smoking the Finest Black Cod and Red Salmon Alaska has to Offer. This is your one stop shop for great Alaskan Smoked Salmon and more. Saltwood's owner and fish monger extraordinaire, Jim Woodside, has a lifetime of experience in and a deep-seated passion for the preservation of the harvest, be it fruits and vegetables or meat and fish. He started smoking trout he caught in the lakes and creeks of North Central Washington as a child . In the late 1980's, he moved into the Alaska fish industry based out of Seward, where he worked his way up from the canneries. He spent seven years as a commercial fisherman in the rugged, pristine waters of the Gulf of Alaska, giving him access to the finest sustainable seafood Alaska has to offer.

2101 Seward Highway

Seward, AK 99664

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