SEWARD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Seward has great hiking trails, and is near one of Alaska’s most easily accessed glaciers, Exit Glacier. And though the oceans, forests, and mountains may tempt you, don’t forget about the town itself - it’s full of science, art, history, culture and cuisine. www.seward. com. 5th & Adams Street, PO Box 167, Seward, AK 907.224.8051
THE FISH HOUSE This charter business specializes in halibut fishing trips out of Seward. www.thefishouse.net or 800.257.7760.
ALASKA SEALIFE CENTER Alaska’s only public aquarium and cold-water marine research facility, on the shores of Resurrection Bay. See and learn about seals, octopus, Steller sea lions and watch puffins “fly” under water. Behind- the-scenes tours and special encounters, reservations recommended. Open daily year-round, call for seasonal hours. www.alaskasealife.org. 301 Railway Ave., 907.224.6300 or, 888.224.2525.
MAJOR MARINE TOURS Spectacular wildlife and glacier cruises from Whittier and Seward. Uniformed rangers on board, guaranteed reserved seating and an all-you-can-eat Alaska salmon and prime rib buffet. www.majormarine.com. #2 Boardwalk, Seward Small Boat Harbor, 907.224.8030.