Alaska Attractions February 01, 2023
by Megan McDonald This Walkable Stretch Of Shops And Restaurants In Small-Town Alaska Is The Perfect Day Trip Destination
Alaska has some charming small towns, but this walkable town day trip in Alaska is a great place to head when you want to do some great shopping! Seward, Alaska, is blessed with incredible mountain views, a beautiful bay, and many restaurants and shops, all located downtown. There’s even the Alaska SeaLife Center to visit during your adventure!
There's a tiny town right on Resurrection Bay that offers some of the biggest charms in the state.
Seward, Alaska is one of the best walkable towns in Alaska! Downtown is laid out right on the water, offering incredible views of the bay, mountains, and more all from your table at a restaurant.
Downtown Seward is a mile of orderly streets filled with fabulous shops.
You'll find independent bookstores, fabulous Greek restaurants, and even a mouthwatering taco joint. There are also coffee shops, bars, and even a gym all within walking distance of each other.
The downtown area is the place to be when you visit Seward.
With its location right on the water, the campground fills up quickly as it has some of the best views in town. The Alaska SeaLife Center is also located downtown and within walking distance!
The original Mile 0 of the Iditarod Trail starts right at the end of downtown on the water.
On a lucky day you may even see whales breach right off the land! The paved path winds its way a mile to the Seward Boat Harbor.
The boat harbor offers more great shopping and restaurants.
You'll find everything from slices of pizza to fine dining with a view. And there are hotels and coffee shops nearby, too!
You can also book a boat tour at the boat harbor.
Whether you're looking for a whale watch, glacier cruise, or a quick boat taxi ride across the bay, the boat harbor offers plenty to do. Walk the docks and see if you can't spy some jellyfish floating along the water.
If you have a chance to do a day (or weekend!) trip to Seward, don't miss out.
This incredible small town is full of fun. And the best part? All of the great stuff is walkable!
Have you visited this walkable town day trip in Alaska? What did you think? What is your favorite part? Let us know in the comments below!
While you’re in Seward, make sure you hike this woodland
trail out to a WWII bunker.
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Address: Seward, AK 99664, USA