45 days in Juneau, Fairbanks & Anchorage Itinerary

45 days in Juneau, Fairbanks & Anchorage Itinerary

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45 days in Juneau, Fairbanks & Anchorage Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
Fly:  21​h 30​min
Juneau
— 21 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Fairbanks
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
Anchorage
— 19 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Nottingham

21
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Get out of town with these interesting Juneau side-trips: Nagoon Berry Trail (in Gustavus) and Hoonah (Icy Strait Brewing, Fishing Charters & Tours, & more). Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Pack Creek. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure, don't miss a visit to Shrine of St Therese, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery.

Plan my day in Juneau using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Nottingham, UK to Juneau is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Nottingham to Juneau due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nottingham in October, things will get a bit cooler in Juneau: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Hoonah, Nagoon Berry Trail, Inside Passage
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Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
On the 3rd (Sat), learn more about the world around you at University of Alaska Museum of the North and then get in on the family fun at Pioneer Park. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at University of Alaska Fairbanks, look for all kinds of wild species at Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, and then see the interesting displays at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Fairbanks trip tool .

You can fly from Juneau to Fairbanks in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Juneau in November: high temperatures in Fairbanks hover around -12°C and lows are around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Fairbanks

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Nature
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Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

19
nights
Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anchorage: Palmer (Musk Ox Farm, Independence Mine State Historical Park, & more). Spend the 8th (Thu) on the rails with a train tour. Make the 13th (Tue) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, explore the striking landscape at Portage Glacier, take a memorable drive along Seward Hwy, and contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Anchorage online visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Fairbanks to Anchorage in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fairbanks in November: high temperatures in Anchorage hover around -1°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Palmer, Alaska
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

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