Destination guide

The remote city of Nikiski awaits you

The lake and riverfront create a pretty picture of Nikiski. Renowned for its canoeing, water park and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Nikiski

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Nikiski has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North Peninsula Recreation Area (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Jumping Junction (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Nikiski

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Nikiski is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kenai Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Cunningham Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Centennial Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Soldotna Creek Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)

How to get to and around Nikiski

The nearest airport is in Kenai, AK (ENA-Kenai Municipal), located 10.2 mi (16.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Nikiski?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 71 holiday lettings near Nikiski. From 33 Houses to 19 Condos/Apartments, 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 Nikiski is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Nikiski?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Nikiski. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • North Peninsula Recreation Area: 161 holiday lettings
  • Kenai Beach: 303 holiday lettings
  • Jumping Junction: 319 holiday lettings
  • Cunningham Park: 318 holiday lettings
  • Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center: 311 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Nikiski listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Nikiski?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 33 Houses in Nikiski. Our other popular types of Nikiski holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 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 Nikiski?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Nikiski. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.