A Cottage On The Bay

13710 Beach Drive, Seward, Alaska, United States | Hotel

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Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

A travel blog entry by chuckjeanfl on Jul 12, 2014

1 comment, 27 photos

We woke up to a clearer morning and no rain. Our plan for today was a Kenai Fjords National Park boat tour with Major Marine Tours out of Seward harbor. We had booked the 7 1/2 hour tour, mostly because we had a 50% off deal for that time only.

I dosed up on my Dramamine, and everyone either did that or the pressure point sea bands. The …

Lazy Day

A travel blog entry by chuckjeanfl on Jul 11, 2014

5 photos

No high adventure today. We left Soldotna after breakfast under fairly blue skies and headed to Seward about 2 1/2 hours away. We made a quick stop back by High Air Adventures for a group photo and to buy a few souvenirs. After that, we mostly drove straight to Seward. We stopped for lunch at Chinooks, right on the water. Unfortunately, the weather …

Pinch me. Are we REALLY in Alaska??

A travel blog entry by mountainwoman


... Park and one of many glaciers coming from the Harding Ice Field. It is the largest glacier in North America. When explorers were trekking around, they decided that this particular glacier would be the best one to exit on, hence the name. We got an upclose look with a fairly short hike, and then we strapped on snowshoes and carried trekking poles up the steep Harding Ice Field trail. It was hot and we were very anxious to get on the snow to cool down and get ...

The Land Tour Begins - With More Time At Sea!

A travel blog entry by kiwikaren

... sea birds and sea lions. We had two pods of Dall Porpoises come and "play" with our boat, swimming right along side us and across our bow. Our captain took us very close to a couple of bird rookeries where we got a closeup view of both horned and tufted puffins and other sea birds. We also got within a 1/4 mile of a tidewater glacier which believe me is CLOSE! The glacier was very active and we got to see several small calvings. Again, the noise was amazing.


Seward, rhymes with, don't smell like

A travel blog entry by robsons


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Jeff went furthest up the ice (of course), Julia and I were happy to potter around on the edge and watch the crazy people hiking up the glacier and then come skiing (yes skiing!) back down. A few people were taking their huskys out for a run around on the ice. They were loving it! Also, quite a few families with small children enjoying the glacier. It's funny, in Australia we take our kids to the beach, in Alaska they take them to glaciers!

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This hotel, located on 13710 Beach Drive, Seward, is near Alaska SeaLife Center, Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, Resurrection Bay, and Liquid Adventures.
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