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Local area information and attractions close to Kenai Aspen Suites Hotel

Aspen Hotels Kenai Aspen Suites Hotel enjoys an unbeatable location right in the middle of Alaska’s playground, where you’ll find outdoor adventures galore and unforgettable beauty. Kenai Aspen Suites Hotel is just minutes from the Kenai Airport and close to shopping and restaurants.

Fishing

From fly fishing to drift trips to deep sea excursions, the Kenai Peninsula is an angler’s paradise. Discover four species of salmon (including King), Arctic Char, Dolly Varden, Rainbow Trout, Pacific Halibut and Steelhead.

Take professional or self-guided trips to the:

  • Kenai River
  • Russian River
  • Kasilof River
  • Resurrection Bay

The toughest decision you’ll have is where to cast your line first. For more information see Department of Fish and Wildlife or Kenai River Professional Guide Association.

Wildlife

Few things are more exciting than observing wildlife in their natural habitat. During your visit to Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula which is 90 percent wilderness, you may see:

  • Brown bear
  • Caribou
  • Coyotes
  • Dall sheep
  • Fox

You can even take a flightseeing trip to view the famed Katmai bears. For more information on flightseeing trips contact Natron Air.

Outdoor exploring

Mountains connect Kenai to the rest of Alaska, making for ideal hiking, mountain biking, photography and exploring. Discover more than 400 miles of trails in the Kenai Mountains Harding Icefield or take in the majestic scenery of the Kenai Fjords National Park.

Bask in the splendor of four active, glacier-clad and white-capped volcanoes, all viewable along the same stretch of beautiful highway.

Don’t forget about all the other summer and winter activities including:

  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Camping
  • Horseback riding
  • Whitewater rafting

 To discover everything there is to do and see during your stay on the Kenai Peninsula, visit or call 907.262.5229 for more information.

Tackle the challenging greens and fairways at several golf courses on the Kenai Peninsula. Kenai is home to the Kenai Golf Course where it’s not uncommon for moose, caribou, eagles, ducks, sandhill cranes, coyotes, wolves and an occasional bear to be lurking along the edges.

In Soldotna, Birch Ridge Golf course  offers nine holes just three miles from the Kenai River, and gorgeous views of two active volcanoes from holes 4, 5, 13 and 14. In Nikiski, just 13 miles from Kenai, is Cottonwood Country Club.

Enjoy breathtaking scenery of the ocean, lakes and mountains while you tee off on a beautiful course lined with cottonwood trees.

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