10 days in Alaska Itinerary

10 days in Alaska Itinerary

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10 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Dallas
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  10 h 45 min
1
Juneau
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Skagway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Haines
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
4
Homer
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
5
Palmer
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Dallas

1
night
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Juneau tour itinerary planning site .

Dallas to Juneau is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dallas to Juneau due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in August, expect Juneau to be colder, temps between 64°F and 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure ©
Mount Roberts Trail ©
Mount Roberts Trail
DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery ©
DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery

2
nights
Skagway

Skagway ©
The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stop by Skagway Alaska Downtown, then get engrossed in the history at Skagway Museum and Archives, then get advice or help at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Davidson Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail, then don't miss a visit to Gold Rush Cemetery, and then contemplate the long history of State Sreet and Broadway Street.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Skagway sightseeing planner.

Fly from Juneau to Skagway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Haines.

Things to do in Skagway

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Skagway Museum and Archives ©
Skagway Museum and Archives
Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail ©
Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail
Gold Rush Cemetery ©
Gold Rush Cemetery

1
night
Haines

Haines ©
Sitting on the shores of Alaska's longest fjord and surrounded by mountains, the port city of Haines boasts spectacular scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at American Bald Eagle Foundation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kroschel Films, and then see the interesting displays at Hammer Museum.

To plan Haines vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Skagway to Haines in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Haines are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Haines

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Kroschel Wildlife Center ©
The Kroschel Wildlife Center
American Bald Eagle Foundation ©
American Bald Eagle Foundation
Hammer Museum ©
Hammer Museum

3
nights
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies and Photography Tours. You'll explore and learn at Norman Lowell Studio & Gallery and Pratt Museum. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Bear Creek Winery, immerse yourself in nature at Bishop's Beach Park, walk around Coal Point Park, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Homer trip planning site .

You can fly from Haines to Homer in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Homer can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Palmer.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies ©
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Norman Lowell Gallery ©
Norman Lowell Gallery
Bear Creek Winery ©
Bear Creek Winery

2
nights
Palmer

Palmer is the borough seat of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. On the 14th (Fri), trot along with a tour on horseback and then admire the majestic nature at Independence Mine State Historical Park.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Palmer tour site .

Getting from Homer to Palmer by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In August, daytime highs in Palmer are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palmer

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Independence Mine State Historical Park ©

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