Destination guide

The glacial setting of Kenai Peninsula is ready to explore

The glaciers, ocean views and wildlife are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Kenai Peninsula. This scenic city is known for its fishing, hiking and local tours. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Kenai Peninsula

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Kenai Peninsula for its fishing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kenai Peninsula a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Exit Glacier (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Caines Head State Recreation Area (25.4 mi / 40.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kenai Peninsula

Kenai Peninsula is famous for its beautiful ocean views, glaciers and wildlife. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kenai Peninsula is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tustumena Glacier (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Holgate Glacier (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Bear Glacier (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Mount Marathon (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Kenai Fjords National Park (24.2 mi / 39 km)

Traveling to and around Kenai Peninsula

The nearest airport is in Kenai, AK (ENA-Kenai Municipal), located 49.6 mi (79.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Homer, AK (HOM), which is 55.9 mi (89.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Kenai Peninsula?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,035 holiday lettings near Kenai Peninsula. From 396 Houses to 267 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kenai Peninsula is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kenai Peninsula?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kenai Peninsula. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Homer: 241 holiday homes
  • Seward Museum: 133 holiday homes
  • Seward: 149 holiday homes
  • Kasilof: 331 holiday homes
  • Moose Pass: 215 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kenai Peninsula! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kenai Peninsula?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kenai Peninsula with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Homer: 241 holiday lettings
  • Seward: 149 holiday lettings
  • Kasilof: 331 holiday lettings
  • Moose Pass: 215 holiday lettings
  • Kenai: 300 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Kenai Peninsula?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Kenai Peninsula are:

  • Kenai Municipal Airport (ENA): 302 self catering accommodations
  • Soldotna Airport (SXQ): 322 self catering accommodations
  • Homer Airport (HOM): 240 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Kenai Peninsula?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Kenai Peninsula. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Seward Museum: 133 holiday rentals
  • Kenai Lake: 107 holiday rentals
  • Kenai Beach: 306 holiday rentals
  • Bunnell Street Arts Center: 244 holiday rentals
  • Wynn Nature Center: 248 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kenai Peninsula listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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