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About SewardNamed for William H. Seward, who negotiated the purchase of Alaska, Seward is an ice-free port in a setting of great beauty. At the northeast end of a bay named Resurrection by Russians who arrived in its waters on Easter, the city is surrounded by lush, tall mountains and ice fields.

Charter boats and planes can be hired for fishing, hunting and sightseeing trips. Seward is the southern terminus of the Seward Highway, a national scenic byway extending north to Anchorage through an alpine terrain of glaciers and lakes. Seward also is the main access point to Kenai Fjords National Park, which includes Exit Glacier, one of the few accessible glaciers.

Visitor Centers Seward Chamber of Commerce 2001 Seward Hwy. Seward, AK 99664. Phone:(907)224-8051

Self-guiding ToursInformation about a walking tour is available at the chamber of commerce's visitor information center, 2001 Seward Hwy.; phone (907) 224-8051 for details.

Things to Do Alaska SeaLife Center

Kenai Fjords Tours

Major Marine Tours

Scenic Mountain Air (Flightseeing)

Seavey's Ididaride Sled Dog Tours

Seward Community Library & Museum

Recreational Activities

Kayaking Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking

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Seward, AK

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