10 days in Alaska Itinerary

10 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
1
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive + Train:  4 h
2
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 2 nights
car:  6 h
3
Seward
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  22 h
End: Boston

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chugach State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alaska Zoo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Anchorage day trip app.

Boston to Anchorage is an approximately 12- hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Boston to Anchorage, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in July: high temperatures in Anchorage hover around 69°F and lows are around 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Tue) before leaving for Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

2
nights
Denali National Park and Preserve

Denali National Park and Preserve ©
The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Husky Homestead. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Denali.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Denali National Park and Preserve vacation planner.

Getting from Anchorage to Denali National Park and Preserve by combination of car and train takes about 7.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Denali National Park and Preserve can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seward.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Husky Homestead ©
Husky Homestead

3
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.
Dolphin & Whale Watching has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alaska SeaLife Center.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Seward trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Denali National Park and Preserve to Seward takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Denali National Park and Preserve, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seward, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center ©
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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