The city of Kodiak is located near the northeastern tip of Kodiak Island, at the north end of Chiniak Bay, in the Gulf of Alaska, southwest of Cook Inlet and the Kenai Peninsula. It is 55 minutes by air from Anchorage and 9-1/2 hours by ferry from Homer.
|Kodiak is one of 6 incorporated cities located on Kodiak Island. Called Alaska’s “Emerald Isle,” Kodiak Island is the largest island in Alaska and the second largest island in the United States (after Hawaii). The city of Kodiak has one of the largest commercial fishing ports in the U.S., and the Coast Guard Base at Kodiak, which occupies the old Kodiak naval Station, is the largest Coast Guard base in the country.
Accommodations available in Kodiak at Best Western Kodiak Inn, Sheilikof Lodge and Inlet Guest Rooms. Afognak Wilderness Lodge on Afognak Island offers wilderness stays in their lodge or guest cabins. Dining at a variety of restaurants offering a wide range of menus and prices. Shopping is readily available for gifts, general merchandise and sporting goods. Northern Exposure Gallery has art, gifts, books and more. Car rentals downtown and at the airport from at Rent-A-Heap (email) and Budget (email). There is a movie theater and 750-seat performing arts center. Camping at state campgrounds located on Kodiak’s road system.