Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Kenai

Enjoy the churches and other features of Kenai. Renowned for its fishing, local tours and sightseeing, 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 Kenai

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Kenai a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jumping Junction (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • North Peninsula Recreation Area (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kenai

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kenai is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kenai Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Cunningham Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Centennial Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Soldotna Creek Park (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Johnson Lake State Recreation Area (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Bings Landing (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kenai

Fly into Kenai, AK (ENA-Kenai Municipal), the closest airport, located 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Kenai?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 296 vacation rentals near Kenai. From 113 Houses to 93 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kenai for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kenai?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kenai. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kenai Beach: 302 vacation rentals
  • Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center: 310 vacation rentals
  • Challenger Learning Center: 309 vacation rentals
  • Jumping Junction: 318 vacation rentals
  • Soldotna Creek Park: 318 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kenai listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kenai?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 113 Houses in Kenai. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kenai include:

  • Cabins: 93 rentals available
  • Cottages: 93 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 93 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kenai?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Kenai. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.