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Valdez offers a full array of opportunities to view our glaciers and wildlife. Consider a kayak tour with Anadyr Adventures or Pangaea Adventures, or take an aerial tour with VS Helicopters. Consider a glacier cruise with Lu-Lu Belle Cruises or Stan Stephens Cruises. Valdez's Prince William Sound is a premier fishing destination offering all species of salmon and some of the most accessible big halibut in Alaska; sportfishing charters are available with Valdez Outfitters


Valdez boasts a wide variety of restaurants amidst stunning surroundings. From seafood and burgers to diners and restaurants, you’re sure to find something delicious, authentically Alaskan, and all within walking distance of hotels, B&B’s, RV parks, and campgrounds. Dine on local Alaskan seafood from a secluded corner booth or with seaside views. The bounty of Prince William Sound and the Copper River will be available to you at our local seafood restaurants. Enjoy halibut burgers, beer-battered rockfish, salmon fillets, or Alaskan King crab legs. Valdez's seafood restaurants span from family-style to fine dining, and many of them are located right on the waterfront!


A full range of accommodations is available in Valdez. Several hotels are available in downtown Valdez, and all of them are less than a 10-minute walk from the waters of Prince William Sound. Guests will wake up near the waterfront dining district and a small boat harbor, where glacier cruises and fishing charters depart. There are many options for camping in Valdez, including both campgrounds and RV parks. Visitors can choose from full hookup, partial hookup, and tent camping, and most of our RV parks have on-site convenience stores.


Local Valdez outfitters, shops, and gift stores are available for whatever you may need on your trip. Valdez is accessible by road, ferry or air.