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Seward Highway

(Alaska Routes 1 & 9)

Anchorage to Seward
204 km, 127 miles


Northern Highways - Alaska, the Yukon & northern British Columbia


If you have questions about the Seward Highway or any other routes, check the links below, or post your question on the Alaska Forum at TripAdvisor.

Seward Highway Links

Anchorage
A comprehensive guide to Alaska's largest city, from accommodations to history, tours and weather.

The Seward Highway
A guide to the highway, from the Alaska DoT.

Seward Highway Photo Album
An album showing some locations along the highway.

Map
A large map of the highway from the Alaska DoT.

Turnagain Arm Beaches
The sandy beaches of Turnagain Arm may look inviting, but they are actually very dangerous.

Bore Tides in Turnagain Arm
Where and when to see this unique phenomenon which creates waves up to 10 feet high.

Crow Creek Mine
Gold panning, historic buildings, antiques, rare mining equipment, beautiful gardens, amazing wilderness scenery, hiking trails (including the Historic Iditarod Trail) and much more.

Girdwood
A guide to the community where Alaska's largest downhill ski resort, Alyeska, is located.

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round and provides spacious enclosures and quality animal care, as well as providing visitors with the opportunity to view Alaskan wildlife up close.

Portage Glacier
A short side-trip to see Portage Glacier (as well as several other glaciers) is highly recommended.

Summit Lake Lodge
This lovely, historic log lodge on Summit Lake has a large restaurant, bar and gift shop.

Tern Lake Inn
Located at Mile 36 of the Seward Highway, this deluxe lodge is on 9 private acres with a panoramic view and a private pond with fishing opportunities.

Cranberry Creek Guest House
Located at Mile 35 of the Seward Highway, this secluded guest house offers you maximum privacy and solitude.

Moose Pass
A guide to this tiny, historic community along the Alaska Railroad and Seward Highway.

Seward
A guide to the community's services and attractions.