From our ideal location in the historic downtown business district, Sauerdough Lodging is one of the best places to stay in Seward, Alaska. You will have easy access to Seward’s visitor attractions and array of restaurants and shops, as well as exciting outdoor adventures.
• Seward Community Library Museum: Newly opened in January 2013, this building houses Seward’s library upstairs and documents the area’s history in the museum on the lower level. There is a daily showing of Waves over Seward, a documentary about the 1964 earthquake, during the summer season.
• Several unique shops, such as a health food store, knitting shop, bookstore, sewing/quilting boutique, clothing stores, stores featuring artwork and Alaskana, a summer market where you can find organic Alaska produce, and a candy shop, where they make gelato, chocolates, fudge and saltwater taffy on site.
• A variety of locally owned restaurants, including a bakery, a brewery, cafes, Italian and Greek eateries, Chinese restaurants, a breakfast diner, restaurants featuring steak and seafood, and burger joints.
• Exit Glacier Guides: Catch a shuttle to explore the Exit Glacier trails on your own, or book an exciting guided ice hike.
• Mount Marathon trailhead: An easy walk will get you to the trailhead of this challenging hike. The annual Mount Marathon Race is the central event of Seward’s Fourth of July celebration, and the starting point and finish line of this exciting race are right outside our front door on Fourth Avenue.
• Resurrection Bay: A paved bike path curves along the waterfront from downtown to the harbor, providing easy access for beachcombers.
• Kayak Adventures Worldwide, where you can book a guided kayak trip in Resurrection Bay or further into Kenai Fjords National Park.
• Playgrounds: A quiet tot lot is located directly behind our building, while the waterfront playground a couple blocks away is always bustling with families enjoying outdoor fun.
• Live music and • Alaska-brewed beer or • coffee in one of several downtown venues.