Getting to and around Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula is easy! Located just south of Anchorage, you have a host of transportation options to explore the Peninsula.
First things first, you need choose how you would like to travel to Alaska. Hop a plane, climb aboard a ship or hit the road, but keep the camera close at hand, the journey itself can be breathtaking.
More than 240 flights arrive daily at the Anchorage Airport. Flights on a variety of carriers connect Anchorage with major U.S. cities as well as Asia and Europe.
Cruises and the state ferry system connect the Pacific Northwest with Alaska. One-way cruises depart Vancouver, British Columbia, travel the Inside Passage in Southeast Alaska, and into Seward, Homer, and the Anchorage area. The ferries of the Alaska Marine Highway System provide regular service between Bellingham, Wash. and Whittier, Alaska, depositing you at the entrance of The Kenai.
The Alaska Highway runs more than 1,300 miles between British Columbia, Canada and Alaska. The trip to Alaska via Canada varies by departure point, but you’ll want to plan on several days of travel time.
If you fly into Anchorage, opt to rent a car or motor home for maximum flexibility. If you don’t want the stress of driving, try scheduled motorcoach service or take the Alaska Railroad south to Seward for a unique perspective. You can opt to fly on scheduled air service to the City of Kenai and Homer or choose one of the many small plane operators who offer transportation as well as flightseeing opportunities.
Regardless of how you get to Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, the lush beauty of your surrounding will make your trip memorable.