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Gold Panning in Seward
"Fun for the whole family! Gold panning demonstrations begin at 10am 2pm and 4:30pm. Watch a demonstration and then pan for gold near the water wheel and salmon stream. You'll pan in elevated troughs and use proven paydirt so there is a possibility of everyone finding a little piece of Alaskan gold. Additional bags of pay there are mineral and semi-precious gemstones for them to find."""Gold pan near a salmon stream in Seward. Learn the art of panning for Alaskan gold in the elevated troughs. This 1-hour activity is family friendly.title=Highlights&1=1-hour+gold+panning+tour+in+Seward&2=Learn+how+to+pan+for+gold+in+elevated+troughs&3=Keep+what+you+find+and+purchase+additional+bags+of+%E2%80%98paydirt%2C%E2%80%99+if+you+like&4=Choose+from+three+departure+times&5=Children+3+and+under+""
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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 we...
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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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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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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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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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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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