Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Seward

The ocean views, wildlife and glaciers are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Seward. Renowned for its local tours, boating and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Seward

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Seward has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Caines Head State Recreation Area (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Exit Glacier (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Godwin Glacier (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Seward

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

  • Seward Waterfront Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Kenai Fjords National Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Mount Marathon (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Lowell Point State Recreation Site (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Caines Head State Recreation Area (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Godwin Glacier (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)

Transportation options to and around Seward

Fly into Chenega, AK (NCN-Chenega Bay), the closest airport, located 49.7 mi (80.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Seward?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 146 holiday lettings near Seward. From 44 Cabins to 49 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Seward for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Seward? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Seward. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Seward Museum: 133 holiday lettings
  • Bear Glacier: 124 holiday lettings
  • Mount Marathon: 132 holiday lettings
  • Alaska SeaLife Center: 131 holiday lettings
  • Kenai Lake: 106 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Seward listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Seward?

Yes, of course. offers 44 Cabins in Seward. Our other popular types of Seward holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 34 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Seward?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Seward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.