What is there to do in Seward Alaska in the winter?
There are plenty of other outdoor activities in the Seward area to enjoy this winter, including cross country skiing, snowshoeing, winter hiking, fat tire biking, heliskiing, and so much more.
Is Kenai Fjords accessible in the winter?
Yup, there really IS a glacier under there. Once the road to Exit Glacier is snow-covered and closed to cars, it is accessible by fat bikes, cross-country skis, snowmobile, dog sled, and more. Winter recreation generally starts in early November and the snow can last into May.
What is Seward AK known for?
Seward is a classic Alaskan town, with mountains, ocean, fishing, glaciers, mountains, hiking, kayaking and more. Seward is known for being the beginning of the historic Iditarod trail.
What is there to do in downtown Seward?
Best Things to Do in Seward
- Take a Day or Multi-Day Cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park.
- Visit Exit Glacier.
- Go for a Hike.
- Explore by Water Taxi.
- Visit the SeaLife Center.
- Go Fishing.
- Stroll Waterfront Park & Downtown.
- See the Murals.
What is there to do in Seward in November?
- Meet marine mammals. Tour Resurrection Bay by boat with Seward Ocean Excursions or visit the Alaska SeaLife Center to see seals, sea otters, and more.
- Go adventuring. Get out there with guided sea kayaking, camping, and snowshoeing.
Can you drive from Seward to Kenai Fjords National Park?
Driving Conditions The Seward Highway (AK-9) is the only road that provides access to Kenai Fjords National Park.
What to do in Anchorage in the winter?
Well, if you come to Anchorage, you can check out the world-famous Iditarod dog race and take a dogsled tour yourself with Salmon Berry Tours. Salmon Berry Tours also offers overnight and multi-day Northern Lights Excursions. Another classic adventure is a snowmobile tour for beginners or experienced riders.
Where to go for a weekend in Alaska?
East of Anchorage, Valdez offers access to some of the best backcountry skiing in the world. Or, head to Juneau in Southeast, Alaska to ski the slopes at Eaglecrest Ski Area. Juneau is a short flight from Anchorage or Seattle, making it a great weekend getaway destination.
When is the best time to visit Alaska in the winter?
Still, winter in Alaska isn’t summer. Most visitors coming this time of year spend a week at most. If you do want to come, see below for our list of winter’s greatest hits. Or, check out of our page of suggested winter itineraries.