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

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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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Anchorage trip itinerary builder site

Manchester, UK to Anchorage is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Manchester to Anchorage. May in Anchorage sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Anchorage Museum
Anchorage Museum
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©

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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.
On the 26th (Sat), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Exit Glacier and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seward sightseeing planner

Traveling by car from Anchorage to Seward takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Anchorage in May, plan for little chillier days in Seward, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seward

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Exit Glacier
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Exit Glacier ©
Exit Glacier
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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