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Kenai Travel Guide

The coastal city of Kenai has no shortage of beautiful nature, history or local culture and traditions. Located right on the mouth of the Kenai River, the city is the oldest on the peninsula, and was originally settled by Russian fur traders, a history reflected in the Old Town.

Things to Do in Kenai

Be sure to start your visit at the Kenai Visitors & Cultural Center for an introduction to the rich heritge of the city. There's also a small Russian Orthodox Church from the 1800s which you can visit to get a feel of the Russian influence in this part of the world. Afterward, wander around the Kenai City Museum, Natural History Exhibits and Contemporary Art Shows for a full up-to-date lowdown on Kenai.

For some nature, head to the river and Kenai Landing for a great spot to watch wildlife and snap some photos. In this area, you can often see Beluga Whales plus migrating birds, not to mention the abundance of fish, and other critters. Back on land, look for moose and caribou. Fishing is one of the main pastimes here and you can either join in or observe the local community dip net for salmon.

Best Time to Visit Kenai

Visit during summertime for warm weather and opportunities to go fishing.

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Kenai tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Thursday. Vacation homes in Kenai tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Kenai is in July, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Kenai is in the high season in July. Kenai has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Kenai

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Kenai. The warmest months in Kenai are May and June, when temperatures reach 75 ˚F. The coolest month is October, when temperatures drop to -23 ˚F. The wettest month in Kenai is May with 1.29 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.16 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Kenai

Browse places to stay from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 269 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Kenai ranging from inexpensive options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Kenai is available at $39 per night. A typical rental in Kenai costs on average $158 per night.

Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Kenai can pick from 90 places to stay that provide WiFi. 8 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 9 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Kenai, you'll want to pick from 112 places to stay that provide parking.

AllTheRooms has 26 pet-friendly places to stay in Kenai, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any problems.

131 of our rentals in Kenai have been rated by previous guests. They rated 56% as excellent or good. 95 accommodations allow instant booking.

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