This small town with a population around 2,700 is known for being a summertime hot spot. From epic multi-species fishing trips on the salt to renowned tourism excursions into Kenai Fjords National Park, the town really doesn’t sleep from May through September. But once the crowds disperse, the dust settles and the locals finally get a day off to rest – that is when we believe that Seward truly shines its most brilliant colors. For the perfect balance of fun and relaxation, Seward is the most picture perfect place for an autumn day trip in Alaska.

If you are a fall foliage fanatic, check out these 23 places to see the magical colors of the season that will show you Alaska like you’ve never experienced before. Also, these 13 country roads in Alaska are pure bliss in the fall.

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