Home to over half of Alaska’s population, Southcentral is a playground of activities from world-class fishing to hiking and wildlife viewing. With mountains and lakes, Southcentral offers the advantages of remote wilderness, but is linked via roads. World-class rainbow trout and salmon shimmer brilliantly, beckoning to prospective anglers. Southcentral has the amenities travelers seek, while serving as a gateway to the wilderness experience.
Seward's harbor bustles with cruise ships, fishing charters and sailing opportunities. Wildlife curises leave around the clock for Kenai Fjords National Park to look for whales, seals and sea lions. The Alaska SeaLife Center offers up-close viewing of marine mammals and sea birds. The Harding Icefield on nearby Exit Glacier can be explored. Join in the fun on the Fourth of July when local racers challenge the 3,022-foot Mt. Marathon in a race to the top and back.
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Located 10 miles northeast of Soldotna on the Kenai Peninsula, Sterling is a full-service community geared toward visitors preparing to venture into the surrounding wilderness of the Kenai National...
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