Things to Do with Family in Kenai, Alaska
Taking a family trip to Alaska is a fantastic way to experience the great outdoors and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones. The Kenai Peninsula is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, from towering glaciers and stunning coastlines to vast national parks and pristine forests. Whether you’re traveling with …
What’s Winter Like In Alaska?
One of the most common questions asked by out-of-staters is, “What do Alaskans do all winter long?” For someone unfamiliar with winters in Alaska, it may be difficult to imagine what life on the last frontier is like once its lush terrain is transformed into a snowy landscape. Cold winter days are commonplace in Alaska …
Love Where You Live
Whether you’ve called it home for over thirty years or you’re still new in town, loving where you live is never a given. If you don’t like where you currently live, you don’t have to settle. However, whether you’re already trying to relocate or you’re just now thinking of making a change, sorting out the …
Reasons to Move to Kenai, Alaska
As more people across the US look to relocate, many people have dreamed of living in Alaska. There are many great reasons to move to Kenai, Alaska, but most people don’t know where to begin. Although many people already living in Alaska know about Kenai, those from the Lower 48 still have questions about what …
The Best Place to Raise a Family
Whether you’re an Alaska native or you’re looking for the perfect new location to lay down your forever roots, residents here will tell you that Kenai is the best place to raise a family in Alaska. Here, kids enjoy all the benefits of a small, family-friendly community, without losing the perks that living in a city provides.
Kenai Silver Salmon Derby
Each year in early September, anglers from all over the Kenai Peninsula gear up for the Kenai Silver Salmon Derby. This annual event in mid-September captures the thrill of sportfishing of the silver salmon run, which starts in mid-August.
Alaska Wildlife Viewing in Kenai
From the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge to the belugas in the Cook Inlet, Kenai has ideal opportunities for Alaska wildlife viewing. Keep your eyes peeled as you never know when you might see moose ambling down the street. And it’s not uncommon to see brown bears and black bears wandering through natural areas in and around to
Spotting Beluga Whales In Kenai
Each spring Kenai welcomes the return of beluga whales in the Kenai River. These critically endangered sea creatures travel in pods, singing the songs of the sea. Nicknamed “the canaries of the sea”, the beluga is extremely vocal, with a range of sounds from moos, to squeals, to clicks and chirps, and everything in between.
Go Fly A Kite In Kenai
Go fly a kite… in Kenai at the annual Kenai Kite Festival. This tradition “lifted off” into the breeze beginning in the summer of 2019 when a group of locals decided that the breezy banks in Kenai were the perfect place for a kite flying party. The community caught on – Walmart offered free small kite kits, and locals tried their hand at unique homemade designs ranging from dragons to pirate ships – and everything in between.
A Stroll Through Cunningham Park
Tucked away off Beaver Loop Rd in Kenai, Alaska is Cunningham Park, where visitors can enjoy fishing the Kenai River, taking a stroll along the boardwalk, or enjoying a summertime picnic. With restrooms built and ample parking, the park offers some convenient comforts for visitors who want to experience scenic views of the Kenai River and nearby mountain ranges.