10 days in Juneau, Sitka & Petersburg Itinerary

10 days in Juneau, Sitka & Petersburg Itinerary

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10 days in Juneau, Sitka & Petersburg Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Juneau
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Sitka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Petersburg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Salt Lake City

4
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company, Mendenhall Glacier and Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure. Get some historical perspective at Statue of Patsy Ann, the Dog and Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Juneau-Douglas City Museum and Yaakw Kahidi Cultural Center. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Eagle Beach, get advice or help at Juneau Arts & Humanities, hike along Perseverance National Recreation Trail, and view the masterpieces at Juneau Artist's Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Juneau online trip maker .

Salt Lake City to Juneau is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Juneau is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Salt Lake City in July, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Juneau: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 52°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Sitka.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Yaakw Kahidi Cultural Center
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Mendenhall Glacier ©
Mendenhall Glacier
Juneau-Douglas City Museum ©
Juneau-Douglas City Museum
Statue of Patsy Ann, the Dog ©
Statue of Patsy Ann, the Dog

3
nights
Sitka

Sitka ©
The City and Borough of Sitka, formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule, is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. Sheldon Jackson Museum and Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Baranof Castle State Historical Site. The adventure continues: get curious at Sitka Sound Science Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sitka Lutheran Church, sample the tasty concoctions at Baranof Island Brewing Company, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Harbor Mountain Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sitka, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Juneau to Sitka by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Petersburg.

Things to do in Sitka

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sheldon Jackson Museum ©
Sheldon Jackson Museum
Fishing Charters & Tours
Baranof Castle State Historical Site ©

1
night
Petersburg

Petersburg ©
Petersburg is a census-designated place in Petersburg Borough, Alaska, United States. On the 9th (Tue), examine the collection at Clausen Memorial Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Stikine-Leconte Wilderness.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Petersburg trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sitka to Petersburg. In July, daytime highs in Petersburg are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Petersburg

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Clausen Memorial Museum ©
Clausen Memorial Museum

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