10 days in Alaska Itinerary

10 days in Alaska Itinerary

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10 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly + bus:  14​h 45​min
1
Seward
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + train:  7​h 30​min
3
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
4
Fairbanks
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Kansas City

2
nights
Seward

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.
Kenai Fjords Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Kenai Fjords Tours and then explore the striking landscape at Exit Glacier.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Seward route maker website .

Kansas City to Seward is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kansas City to Seward. Traveling from Kansas City in June, things will get cooler in Seward: highs are around 61°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Exit Glacier
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Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center
Kenai Fjords Tours ©
Kenai Fjords Tours
Exit Glacier ©
Exit Glacier

2
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 Anchorage City Trolley Tours as well as Alaska Zoo. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Alaska Zoo and then take a memorable ride with Anchorage City Trolley Tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Anchorage trip planner .

You can drive from Seward to Anchorage in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. June in Anchorage sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Zoo ©
Alaska Zoo

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Denali. On the 14th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Denali.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Denali National Park and Preserve trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of car and train from Anchorage to Denali National Park and Preserve takes 7.5 hours. In June in Denali National Park and Preserve, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Parks Nature
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Denali ©
Denali

2
nights
Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Fairbanks is known for museums, wildlife, nightlife, theme parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum and make a trip to Santa Claus House.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fairbanks online travel route planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Denali National Park and Preserve to Fairbanks in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In June in Fairbanks, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Claus House
Highlights from your plan
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
Santa Claus House ©
Santa Claus House

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