5 days in Alaska Itinerary

5 days in Alaska Itinerary

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5 days in Alaska Itinerary

Manchester
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Seward
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  17​h 15​min
Manchester

1
day
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.
For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Anchorage online trip builder

Manchester, UK to Anchorage is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Anchorage is minus 9 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum
Anchorage Museum

2
days
Seward

For most visitors to this part of the world, the wild part of Alaska starts at Seward, a small port city that takes advantage of the region's natural beauty.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Seward itinerary maker site

Drive from Anchorage to Seward in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Anchorage, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seward, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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