Destination guide

The remote city of Nikiski awaits you

The lake and riverfront create a pretty picture of Nikiski. Renowned for its canoeing, water park and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Nikiski

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Nikiski has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North Peninsula Recreation Area (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Jumping Junction (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Nikiski

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Nikiski is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kenai Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Cunningham Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Centennial Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Soldotna Creek Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)

How to get to and around Nikiski

The nearest airport is in Kenai, AK (ENA-Kenai Municipal), located 10.2 mi (16.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Nikiski?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 64 vacation rentals near Nikiski. From 33 Houses to 8 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Nikiski for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Nikiski?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 33 Houses in Nikiski. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Nikiski include:

  • Bungalows: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Nikiski?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Nikiski. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.