About Seward Alaska

Seward is located at the head of Resurrection Bay, a stunning fjord on the Gulf of Alaska. Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, our seaside community is home to approximately 2,800 year-round residents. A full range of services is available to ensure a comfortable visit including a hospital, a pharmacy, several grocers, a post office, a public library, and a variety of retail shops.

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Our friendly local travel experts are happy to answer your questions about Seward. Feel free to call (907) 224-8051 or email visitseward@seward.com while planning your visit.

The Visitor Center at 2001 Seward Highway, Seward, AK 99664 is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and daily from mid-May through mid-September. During your visit, we invite you to drop by and say hello!

Historic Highlights

Historic Highlights

Seward is one of Alaska’s oldest communities. Our ice-free port has long served as a natural gateway to Alaska’s resource-rich
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Seward Visitor Guide

Seward Visitor Guide

Request a copy of our travel planner, the Seward Visitor Guide. We will deliver your copy by email, or request a FREE print copy mailed to your door! ...
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Summer & Winter Itineraries

Summer & Winter Itineraries

Suggested Itineraries for any Season There are plenty of reasons to spend a day, a weekend, or a full week in Seward. The midnight sun makes an exciting ...
10 Things Around $20

10 Things Around $20

10 Things To Do in Seward for around $20 Explore Beach Sealife At low tide, head over to Fourth of July or Lowell Point Beaches to be amazed ...
Weather & Packing List

Weather & Packing List

Average Weather Conditions in Seward Be aware of the average conditions during your stay, and be sure to prepare and pack for those conditions.  There’s no bad weather ...
For Our Cruise Guests

For Our Cruise Guests

Seward serves as the point of embarkation and disembarkation for many Alaska cruise vacations, and as a port of call, is a highlight of a cruise itinerary. The ...
FAQ

FAQ

What is the population of Seward? Seward’s year-round population is approximately 2,800 residents. During the summer, our population nearly doubles as seasonal workers arrive to support our tourism ...

Meet the locals who make Seward Magic.

Seward Gateway Hotel

Seward Gateway Hotel

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: SEWARD GATEWAY HOTEL Conveniently located, carefully designed, and well-curated, the Seward Gateway Hotel is the latest addition to ...
Sauerdough Lodging

Sauerdough Lodging

Member Spotlight: Sauerdough Lodging Right in the heart of downtown, in one of the Seward’s most historic buildings, is Sauerdough ...
Forests, Tides & Treasures

Forests, Tides & Treasures

Among the hustle and bustle of the Seward Boat Harbor, Cliff Krug and Linda Chichester of Forests, Tides & Treasures ...