6 days in Anchorage & Fairbanks Itinerary

6 days in Anchorage & Fairbanks Itinerary

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6 days in Anchorage & Fairbanks Itinerary

Seattle
fly:  7​h
Anchorage
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
Fairbanks
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Seattle

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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 see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Anchorage trip planner .

Seattle to Anchorage is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Seattle to Anchorage, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get little chillier in Anchorage: highs are around 66°F and lows about 53°F. On the 30th (Thu), you're off toFairbanks.

Things to do in Anchorage

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

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Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
On the 30th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at University of Alaska Museum of the North and then admire the natural beauty at Georgeson Botanical Garden.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fairbanks trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Anchorage to Fairbanks in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In August in Fairbanks, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Fairbanks

#Museums, #Parks
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Georgeson Botanical Garden ©
Georgeson Botanical Garden

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©
You've now added 26 Glacier Cruise by Phillips Cruises and Tours to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Crow Creek Mine, tour the pleasant surroundings at Flattop Mountain Trail, then take an in-depth tour of The Roundhouse at Alyeska, and finally tour in style with 26 Glacier Cruise by Phillips Cruises and Tours.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Anchorage trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Fairbanks to Anchorage takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Fairbanks in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 44°F in Anchorage. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

26 Glacier Cruise by Phillips Cruises and Tours
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The Roundhouse at Alyeska ©
The Roundhouse at Alyeska
Crow Creek Mine ©
Crow Creek Mine

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