This 9 day/8 night self-drive tour highlights includes explorations of two Kenai Peninsula coastal communities of Seward and Homer and visits, as well as overnights in Denali State Park and Denali National Park. Highlights include Tours into Kenai Fjords National Park and Denali National Park among other activities included.
Explore the Kenai Peninsula and Denali Park Self-Drive Tour - A953
May 28 to Sep 10
Start & End Cities
Land Package Type
Self-Guided Land Tours
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Arrive and overnight in Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city.
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In the morning, pick up your rental car and head south along the Turnagain Arm, a scenic drive that follows Chugach State park before traveling through Chugach National Forest. Then follow the world famous Kenai River for part of the trip before arriving in Homer. Overnight in Homer.
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Explore the Homer Spit and consider taking a water taxi across the bay to Halibut Cove or try kayaking in Kachemak Bay. Homer is also known for being a top destination for saltwater fishing. Overnight in Homer.
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Depart Homer and drive to the town of Seward located on Resurrection Bay. Seward sits at the base of Kenai Fjords National Park and rugged coastal mountains. Overnight in Seward.
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Board a Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise with Buffet for the day. Then explore Seward on your own in the evening. Overnight in Seward.
Denali Nat'l Park
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Visit the Alaska SeaLife Center and consider driving up to Exit Glacier, the only glacier you can drive to in Kenai Fjords National Park. Then depart Seward for the drive north, passing through Anchorage on your way to Denali State Park. Overnight at the McKinley Princess Lodge inside Denali National Park.
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On your way to Denali National Park stop at Byers Lake for a guided Paddle Kayak Trip inside Denali State Park. Then continue the drive to Denali National park. Overnight Denali Park.
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Travel deep into Denali Park Road on the Kantishna Wilderness Trails Bus Tour as you watch for wildlife. Overnight Denali Park.
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Take a Denali whitewater raft trip on the Nenana River before departing for the return trip to Anchorage. Tour concludes in Anchorage