10 days in Alaska Itinerary

10 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Juneau
— 2 nights
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Valdez
— 1 night
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Anchorage
— 2 nights
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Seward
— 2 nights
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Homer
— 1 night
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Fairbanks
— 1 night

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Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. And it doesn't end there: get answers to all your questions at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Juneau travel route planner.

Fairbanks to Juneau is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Juneau can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Valdez.

Things to do in Juneau

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
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Valdez

Valdez ©
Valdez, is a city in Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. On the 17th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Worthington Glacier, take in breathtaking views at Keystone Canyon, and then see the world from above with VSHelicopters Tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Valdez tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Juneau to Valdez in 6.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Valdez are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Valdez

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
VSHelicopters Tours ©
VSHelicopters Tours
Worthington Glacier ©
Worthington Glacier
Keystone Canyon ©
Keystone Canyon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Beluga Point, then steep yourself in history at Alaska Native Heritage Center, and then see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Alpine Air Alaska, identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and then get interesting insight from Portage Glacier Cruises.

Before you visit Anchorage, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Valdez to Anchorage takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. When traveling from Valdez in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Anchorage, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

2
nights
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 20th (Thu), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Keep things going the next day: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take an in-depth tour of Seward Community Library & Museum, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center, and finally explore the activities along Resurrection Bay.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seward trip app.

You can take a bus from Anchorage to Seward in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August in Seward, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Homer.

Things to do in Seward

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center
Helicopter Tours

1
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Homer

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then kick back and relax at Homer Spit, and finally see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Homer trip builder website.

Drive from Seward to Homer in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daytime highs in Homer are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center ©
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center

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Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): view the masterpieces at University of Alaska Museum of the North, examine the collection at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Georgeson Botanical Garden, and finally examine the collection at Bouchard's International Dog Mushing and Sled Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Fairbanks trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Homer to Fairbanks in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Museums · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
University of Alaska Museum of the North ©
University of Alaska Museum of the North
Georgeson Botanical Garden ©
Georgeson Botanical Garden

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