How will you enjoy the final 50 days of summer!? That’s right… only 50 days remaining. It’s crazy how fast it’s already flown by. Sigh, (insert tear shedding here.) Okay, moving on… chin up buttercup! Time is a wasting and there are many, many things to smile about!
The Kenai, Alaska’s Playground truly does offer an endless amount of incredible outdoor activities. And although us residents find a plethora of activities to keep us happily entertained all year long, the summer months are highly cherished an always have a way of leaving us wanting more. Summertime opens up so many opportunities for locals and visitors alike to get outside and enjoy the natural splendor of Alaska. Tons of fun, lots of smiles and lifelong memories with friends and family. From mountains, to glaciers, to wildlife, to our amazing fisheries… the Kenai Peninsula has it all.
Maybe it’s the land of the midnight sun during the summer months that has its way of kicking us into gear and often time keeps us going for 18 to 20 hours a day. As us locals say, “we can sleep during the winter time!” Whatever it is, we love it. And we are sure that you do to! But just incase you need some ideas to help you seize every lasting moment of summer on The Kenai, read on for some great ideas…
Go horseback riding! Enjoying the fresh air and incredible sights is always better when you have great friends and a beautiful horse to bond with.
Take a float, just don’t tip the boat (brrr)! Floating down the Kenai River near Cooper Landing is always a glorious way to spend a beautiful day on Alaska’s Playground.
Go zip-lining with Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures in Seward, AK. This exhilarating adventure is fun for all ages!
Climb a mountain! The view from the top is always worth the trek. “Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.”
Get in touch with your adventurous side and go Kiteboarding! Homer, AK is an excellent spot to enjoy this spontaneous activity.
Cool off like the bears! Beat the heat by taking a dip in one of the Kenai Peninsula’s many rivers, lakes or streams.
SUP! That’s “Stand Up Paddleboarding” to you. Have you tried it? If not, you absolutely should. Need more convincing? Just LOOK at the image below. Utterly breathtaking.
Find a waterfall and enjoy an impromptu photo-op. Or read a good book with the sound of the waterfall crashing down in the background. Because, why not?
Go surfing! Catch a wave and cool off in style while enjoying the beautiful mountain views on Alaska’s Playground.
Dog days of summer! Load up your furry companions and enjoy a fishing adventure together. We have a feeling your four legged best friend will sleep GREAT for about a week…
Catch a reflection! Do you see it below? Look again. Pretty amazing, huh?
Load up the kiddos and get up close & personal with some incredible marine animals.
Stay up late enough to catch a sunset! Trust us, it is worth it every time. Every. Single. Time.
Remember… wherever you go, go with all of your heart.