10 days in Alaska Itinerary

10 days in Alaska Itinerary

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10 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  13​h
1
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Seward
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  11​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 23rd (Sat), look for gifts at Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC and then explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Juneau travel route builder .

New York City to Juneau is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from New York City to Juneau due to the time zone difference. In November, Juneau is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 38°F and lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Nugget Falls ©
Nugget Falls

4
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.
Anchorage is known for historic sites, wildlife, museums, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, get to know the fascinating history of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and steep yourself in history at Alaska Native Heritage Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Anchorage trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Juneau to Anchorage in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In November, Anchorage is slightly colder than Juneau - with highs of 29°F and lows of 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Rail Tours

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center and then take an in-depth tour of Seward Community Library & Museum. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seward day trip website .

You can drive from Anchorage to Seward in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Anchorage in November, with highs in Seward at 37°F and lows at 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seward

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

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