Explore Southwest Alaska's natural and cultural landscapes. Discover nature and history as varied and dynamic as the people and wildlife that inhabit this vast region.
Welcome to SouthwestAlaska.com where you'll find TRAVEL ADVICE and BUSINESS LISTINGS to assist you while you plan your adventure to Alaska. Visit our beautiful PARKS & REFUGES. Be sure to check out the EVENTS CALENDAR to see what's happening across Southwest Alaska. Browse our PHOTO GALLERY showcasing our unique scenic beauty and wildlife!
Things to Do in Southwest Alaska:
- Cultures & Communities
- Bear & Wildlife Viewing
- Bird Watching
- Parks & Refuges
- Marine Adventures
- Trails & Hiking
|The Cultures & Communities of Southwest are rich and lively. The land is home to four distinct Native cultures: Yup’ik Eskimo, Dena’ina Athabascans, Aleut and Alutiiq. Overlain on these 10,000 year-plus traditions are the last 250 years of Russian, European and other cultures.|
|You don’t have to venture too far off the path to experience Bear & Wildlife Viewing at Katmai National Park near the McNeil River or view puffins and sea lions on St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs. Or, begin your adventure on Kodiak Island to visit the famous Kodiak brown bear.|
|Plan your next visit to Alaska and venture off the path. Whether you come for history, fishing, volcanoes, bears, Bird Watching or business. Whether you seek rugged adventure or comfort, you will be taking the rewarding path less traveled.|
|In Southwest Alaska’s Parks & Refuges, hunting, fishing, and backcountry opportunities abound throughout the region while explorers are attracted to the vast area of mountains and volcanic peaks making up the Aleutian Islands.|
|Whether you seek a relaxing getaway at a fishing lodge at one of the many lakes of the Alaska Peninsula or plan a trip to float a rainbow-filled river or talk with elders at a traditional subsistence fish camp in Bristol Bay, you’ll find Fishing in southwest Alaska|
|Even by Alaska’s high standards, the southwest region has remarkable natural resources. From wildlife, including rare bird species, brown bear and freshwater seals, to dramatic landscapes through the region—Southwest Alaska is the traveler’s secret destination for Marine Adventures.|
|Southwest Alaska offers an abundance of Alaska wildlife, spectacular landscapes, friendly communities, and fascinating culture and history. Our region is far less traveled than other well-known areas of the State and give the traveler an opportunity to see Alaska's Trails & Hiking untouched by modern tourism.|