The Seward area offers countless activities and adventures, from leisurely walks down the beach to rugged hikes up mountains, from boat cruises to kayaking tours and everything in between. We provide notebooks with area attractions and activities in each house, and you can feel free to call if you need more advice. You can also visit the Seward Chamber of Commerce for more information.
Lowell Point is the starting point for many kayaking tours within Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords National Park, from short half-day tours to multi-day kayak camping tours.
The trails in the Seward area are unparalleled. Whether you’re in the mood for a short jaunt out to a secluded beach, or an all-day trek up to the top of an icefield, there’s something here for you. Check at the National Park or the National Forest offices for more information on area trails.
Kenai Fjords National Park
Seward is the Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park, and there are several different ways to see it. Take a boat tour from the Seward small boat harbor, and catch a glimpse of a calving tidewater glacier, in addition to marine and terrestrial wildlife like humpback whales, orcas, mountain goats, bears, puffins and bald eagles. Receive a discount at Major Marine Tours when you book through the Beach House Rentals. Call us to find out more!
Alaska Sea Life Center
Get a close-up of a sea lion or an octopus at the Alaska Sea Life Center, an aquarium and research facility devoted to understanding and protecting Alaska’s marine environment.
Seward has a plethora of restaurants and cafes to satisfy most cravings. Check the notebook when you arrive to see all the options, or try our favorites: Chinook’s, Ray’s Waterfront, Railway Cantina, Salmon Bake, Woody’s Thai Kitchen and The Smoke Shack.
Seward’s Historic Downtown is also the town’s main shopping area. Browse through local art galleries, gift shops and crafts stores. Check the notebook when you arrive.