Cordova Alaska Travel Guide

Cordova, Alaska has a population of just over 2,300 people and was given it's name by spanish explorer Salvador Fidalgo back in 1790.

Cordova is mainly considered a tourist city even though it requires a ferry / plain trip to get there because there are no roads in or out of the town.

Some of the main tourist attractions for Cordova are as follows:

  • Child's Glacier Tours
  • Skiing:
  • Hiking:
  • Sea Kayking - Prince Williams Sound
  • Cordova Museum
  • Iceworm Festival
  • King Solmon Derby
  • Silver Salmon Derby
  • Mountain Biking

How to get to Cordova?

One of the easiest way to get to Cordova is to fly into Anchorage and drive to Whittier, Alaska. Then from Whittier you can take a ferry to Cordova. The ferry ride is approximately $60 per person, on foot, and will take about 3 hours.

If you are looking to travel to Alaska, one of the best vacations in Alaska is to take a Alaska small ship cruise through the Inside Passage. It's one of the best ways to view small towns just like Cordova, but throughout southeast Alaska.