2015-01-202015-01-20 RV Rental Seward, Alaska
RV Rental Seward, Alaska
At the head of Resurrection Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, some 120 miles from Anchorage, you will find the historic town of Seward, set in a natural wonderland. Hit the road with an RV rental from Motorhome Republic and experience all the delights of the region.
Great Rates on Alaskan RV hire in Seward
At Motorhome Republic we guarantee to find you the right van at the best price. Start on our website - it works equally well on your PC or tablet, or if you are already on the road, download our mobile app. From there, give us just a few details of your trip: the city of pick-up, dates of travel and driver’s age. We will show you a vast selection of available RVs in the area, from all brands, with full specifications and prices. Use filters to find the one for your needs and once you’ve made a decision, book securely online. We have had over 100,000 road trips booked with us, and genuine reviews are available on independent feedback site, TrustPilot. If you have remaining questions, call one of our team of motorhome experts, who are available around the clock.
Where to from Seward, making the most of your Alaskan road trip
Seward and Anchorage are linked by the 127-mile Seward Highway and All-American Road. This is a classic journey which passes through prime wildlife viewing regions. Anchorage is the nearest airport to Seward. At the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge you can see thousands of migratory birds nesting in the wetlands. The Potter Creek Viewpoint and trail is the place to learn about moose. You may spot them from the trail head, and interpretive signs will add to your knowledge. At Beluga Point you can watch Beluga Whales chase the king salmon up Turnagain Arm.
RV camping and accommodation in Seward
Stoney Creek RV Park is set on 15 acres, six miles from downtown Seward. It can accommodate big rigs and has a pleasant creek-side walk and sites with fire pits.
Eating and Drinking in Seward
As you’d expect, fresh seafood is a feature on many restaurant menus in Seward. Chinooks Restaurant is a great example. They are situated in Small Boat Harbour, with stunning views of the mountains and the busy working harbour. They showcase halibut, salmon, king crab and scallops in innovative dishes. The handcrafted cocktails are also worth checking out.
For a locally made craft brew, visit the Seward Brewery, where you can down a pint of Crusty Whale Pale Ale, or sample Inked Out Stout, along with great food on the waterfront.
What to see and do in Seward
Seward is the gateway to the Kenai Fords National Park, where ice, mountains and sea come together. This is a landscape still under development, with the constant interplay of natural forces. Forty glaciers flow from Harding Ice Field, the crowning glory of the park. Kenai Fords is an all-season destination. In winter, you can explore the park from the Exit Glacier, on snow shoes, cross country skies or a dog sled. In summer, cruise expeditions can take you for a half day tour in the protected waters of Resurrection Bay, or stay out all day to take in the tide-water glaciers, further afield.
Late March to early May is the time to see the migration of California Grey whales, on their 5000-mile journey from the Mexican Baja Coast to the summer feeding grounds in the Bering and Chuckchi Seas. The whales pass close by Seward harbour, and visitors can take sightseeing cruises to be close to the action.
The Alaska Sea-Life Centre is the world’s first cold-water marine institute and features interesting and interactive exhibits.
Safe Driving in Seward
Timing is important when travelling Alaska in your RV rental. Early May until late September is the best time for a road trip, away from extreme winter weather, or troublesome spring thaws. That said, if you are in Alaska for winter sports, once the highways become snow packed and temperatures stay low, the road surface will become extremely stable, and many veteran Alaskan highway drivers prefer these conditions. Keep headlights on at all times.