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travel to kenai with a 2.5 year old and travel times

we are traveling to anchorage from june 19-june 26 with a 2.5 year old. two adults and one toddler. i'm struggling with planning our trip.

How far (time wise) is it to drive to Kenai national wildlife from Seward/Anchorage. can it be a day trip from seward area if we plan to sleep near seward.

thanks for any advice.

Jun-19 arrive anchorage around 10 pm and sleep in anchorage.

Jun-20 drive to seward 2-3 hours stop in girdwood. probably sleep in seward area

Jun-21 fjords park exit glacier hike sleep in seward area

Jun-22 kenai national wildlife refuge sleep in seward area

Jun-23 drive back to anchorage (not sure of day plans) probably a short hike.

Jun-24 anchorage hertitage center

Jun-25 anchorage anchorage museums and walk

Jun-26 Airport Depart JetBlue flight 908 @ 12:35 AM

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1. Re: travel to kenai with a 2.5 year old and travel times

Welcome to TA-AK, stannius!

On June 21 you have Kenai Fjords.... are you wanting to take a day cruise out?

What are your interests in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge? It's a huge expanse, so where were you thinking of going?

Here's the map:


This above pamphlet has lots of info re KNWR, including bear safety, since there is a dense population of bears in the area. That's the time of the first salmon run which go into Skilak Lk & Russian Lks.

There's Skilak Lk & Rd or the visitor's center by Soldotna. It's about 2 1/2 hrs from Seward to Soldotna.

Edited: 18 March 2013, 14:45
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2. Re: travel to kenai with a 2.5 year old and travel times

As far as I know the Kenai Wildlife Refuge it is just an area along the Sterling Hwy between Cooper Landing and Sterling and has no facilities.

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