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Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00
 
Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00
 
Anchorage Winter Twilight Photo Tour
"Starting from historical Stewart’s Photo Shop on 4th Avenue in downtown Anchorage (unless Anchorage area hotel pickup is pre-arranged). This tour travels in a comfortable customized tour van along the Cook Inlet Coast. The first stop is Beluga Point where you'll photograph scenic views of Turnagain Arm a constantly changing ancient glacial fjord. Next up is McHugh Creek where you’ll take a short .5 mile (.8 km) hike to photograph this picturesque river cascading down a craggy mountainside or as winter progresses intricately shaped rivulets of ice. Afterwards visit Glen Alps
From $169.00

More Transportation in Seward

Alaska Railroad to Seward

My husband and I took this beautiful round trip from Anchorage to Seward in the Gold Star Class. The scenery and narration of the trip is beautiful and informative. The ride is LONG and you have to...
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FatesWarn
Aug 01, 2014

Take the Bus

If driving yourself doesn't appeal to you there is daily bus service between Anchorage and Seward on the Alaska Park Connection (they actually run between Denali, Anchorage and Seward. During the...
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RickinDutch
Apr 04, 2011

Alaska Cruise Transfers and Tours

We have taken a local shuttle transportation company from Anchorage to Seward to get to our cruise ship. They were wonderful and we definately recommend to use them for your cruise transportation. The...
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cruiselovers28
Feb 28, 2011

Old Downtown Railroad Depot

In 1903, Alaska Central Railway built the first railroad in Alaska starting in Seward and then north 51 miles to Spencer, which was located 13 miles south of Portage. Alaska Central Railway went...
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AlbuqRay
Jan 01, 2008

Alaska Railroad - Coastal Classic and Seward Depot

The city of Seward is Mile 0 for the Alaska Railroad. Seward was the home of the failed Alaska Central Railway, a predecessor to the Alaska Railroad Corporation. A new railroad depot was completed in...
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AlbuqRay
Jan 01, 2008

Cruise Ship Port

Many cruise ships stop at Seward's port. One happened to be at the dock as I drove into town, so I stopped to take a look. Downtown is a good distance away (~1/2 mile) from the dock; you will...
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AlbuqRay
Dec 22, 2007
 
 
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Ride on the "Coastal Classic"

Perhaps the nicest way to get to and from Seward, at least between mid-May and mid-September) is riding on Alaska Railroad's Coastal Classic. Train departs the Anchorage Depot at 06:45AM and arrives...
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RickinDutch
Apr 05, 2006

Rent a Car in Anchorage

Easiest way to get here is by car from Anchorage. See my Anchorage page for a discussion on rental car options. The drive is scenic in the extreme and takes about 2 1/2 hours with time to stop at the...
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RickinDutch
Apr 05, 2006

The Alaskan-Seward Railway

This was the highlight of my trip! I LOVE TRAINS* A magical day trip took us from Anchorage to Seward aboard the Midnight Coastal express. We departed at 6 a.m. & rode 4 hrs up the mountain where...
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Sassy417
May 15, 2005

Port of Call for the Cruise Ships

Personally, I can't fathom taking a big ocean liner to Alska. Yet that seems to be the only option conceivable to a great many people. When we told people we were heading to Alaska, the first question...
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zrim
Mar 09, 2003

You can take the Alaskan...

You can take the Alaskan Railway or drive down scenic route 1 en route to Homer. Just make sure to make the turn for Seward!Fly, cruise or kayak, but really your own feet can sometimes be your...
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richiecdisc
Sep 11, 2002

Expensive Gasoline in Seward? Not Really

In Aug 07, regular unleaded gasoline in Homer was $3.199 a gallon and in Seward was $3.209. I thought that was expensive until I got to Bethel where it was $4.799!
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AlbuqRay
Jan 01, 2008

Drive from Anchorage, Fly from...

Drive from Anchorage, Fly from Anchorage, or arrive by ferry/cruise ship. There is also a trainride from Anchorage that is supposed to be spectacular!BOAT! (photo in Agnes Cove)
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youc0001
Sep 08, 2002

Top Hotels in Seward

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Mile 0.5, Exit Glacier Road, PO Box 2301, Seward, Alaska, United States
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200 5th Avenue, Seward, Alaska, 99664, United States
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221 5th Avenue, Seward, Alaska, 99664, United States
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303 North Harbor, PO Box 2147, Seward, Alaska, 99664, United States
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804 Third Ave, Seward, Alaska, 99664-1305, United States
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308 Adams St., Seward, Alaska, 99664, United States
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"Scenic Seward"
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"Seward - Scenery that can't be beat"
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jumpingnorman

"Jumping Around Seward!"
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RickinDutch

"A Favorite Destination"
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"Seward and Kenai Fjords National Park"
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