Destination guide

The glacial setting of Kenai Peninsula is ready to explore

The glaciers, ocean views and wildlife are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Kenai Peninsula. This scenic city is known for its fishing, hiking and local tours. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Kenai Peninsula

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Kenai Peninsula for its fishing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kenai Peninsula a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Exit Glacier (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Caines Head State Recreation Area (25.4 mi / 40.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kenai Peninsula

Kenai Peninsula is famous for its beautiful ocean views, glaciers and wildlife. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kenai Peninsula is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tustumena Glacier (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Holgate Glacier (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Bear Glacier (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Mount Marathon (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Kenai Fjords National Park (24.2 mi / 39 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kenai Peninsula

The nearest airport is in Kenai, AK (ENA-Kenai Municipal), located 49.6 mi (79.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Homer, AK (HOM), which is 55.9 mi (89.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Kenai Peninsula Borough?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,027 holiday rentals near Kenai Peninsula Borough. From 392 Houses to 265 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kenai Peninsula Borough is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kenai Peninsula Borough?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kenai Peninsula Borough. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Seward: 149 holiday rentals
  • Homer: 239 holiday rentals
  • Cooper Landing: 104 holiday rentals
  • Soldotna: 311 holiday rentals
  • Nikiski: 72 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kenai Peninsula Borough! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kenai Peninsula Borough?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kenai Peninsula Borough with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Seward: 149 holiday homes
  • Homer: 239 holiday homes
  • Cooper Landing: 104 holiday homes
  • Soldotna: 311 holiday homes
  • Nikiski: 72 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Kenai Peninsula Borough?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Kenai Peninsula Borough are:

  • Kenai Municipal Airport (ENA): 310 holiday houses
  • Soldotna Airport (SXQ): 318 holiday houses
  • Homer Airport (HOM): 244 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Kenai Peninsula Borough?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Kenai Peninsula Borough. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hallo Bay Lodge Bear Viewing: 243 holiday rentals
  • Kenai National Wildlife Refuge: 98 holiday rentals
  • Kenai Lake: 106 holiday rentals
  • Caines Head State Recreation Area: 126 holiday rentals
  • Summit Lake: 43 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kenai Peninsula Borough listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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