Destination guide

The glacial setting of Kenai Peninsula is ready to explore

The glaciers, ocean views and wildlife are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Kenai Peninsula. This scenic city is known for its fishing, hiking and local tours. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Kenai Peninsula

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Kenai Peninsula for its fishing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kenai Peninsula a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Exit Glacier (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Caines Head State Recreation Area (25.4 mi / 40.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kenai Peninsula

Kenai Peninsula is famous for its beautiful ocean views, glaciers and wildlife. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kenai Peninsula is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tustumena Glacier (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Holgate Glacier (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Bear Glacier (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Mount Marathon (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Kenai Fjords National Park (24.2 mi / 39 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kenai Peninsula

The nearest airport is in Kenai, AK (ENA-Kenai Municipal), located 49.6 mi (79.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Homer, AK (HOM), which is 55.9 mi (89.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kenai Peninsula Borough?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 963 holiday lettings around Kenai Peninsula Borough. From 185 flats & apartments to 235 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kenai Peninsula Borough?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kenai Peninsula Borough. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Homer: 224 holiday homes
  • Cooper Landing: 112 holiday homes
  • Bear Creek: 131 holiday homes
  • Primrose: 78 holiday homes
  • Soldotna: 302 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kenai Peninsula Borough! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kenai Peninsula Borough?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kenai Peninsula Borough with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Homer: 224 holiday lettings
  • Cooper Landing: 112 holiday lettings
  • Soldotna: 302 holiday lettings
  • Seward: 146 holiday lettings
  • Ismailof Island: 88 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Kenai Peninsula Borough?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Kenai Peninsula Borough are:

  • Seward Airport (SWD): 133 self catering accommodations
  • Kenai Municipal Airport (ENA): 294 self catering accommodations
  • Seldovia, AK (SOV): 162 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Kenai Peninsula Borough? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Kenai Peninsula Borough. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kenai Beach: 297 holiday rentals
  • Cunningham Park: 313 holiday rentals
  • Hallo Bay Lodge Bear Viewing: 229 holiday rentals
  • Kasilof Historical Regional Society: 233 holiday rentals
  • Cooper Landing Museum: 53 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kenai Peninsula Borough listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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