11 days in Alaska Itinerary

11 days in Alaska Itinerary

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1
Ketchikan
— 2 nights
2
Juneau
— 3 nights
3
Seward
— 2 nights
4
Anchorage
— 3 nights

2
nights
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
On the 30th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Totem Heritage Center, admire the majestic nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Saxman Native Village, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, thenget engrossed in the history at Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ketchikan trip itinerary maker site.

Louisville to Ketchikan is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Louisville to Ketchikan. Traveling from Louisville in August, expect nights in Ketchikan to be slightly colder, around °F, while days are much colder, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Zipline

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, admire the natural beauty at Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure, make a trip to Alaska Governor’s Mansion, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Juneau day trip planning site.

You can fly from Ketchikan to Juneau in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Juneau can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Seward.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alaska SeaLife Center, thenexplore the activities along Resurrection Bay, thentake an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Holgate Glacier.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seward attractions site.

You can fly from Juneau to Seward in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Seward can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center
Holgate Glacier ©
Holgate Glacier

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.
On the 6th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and then stop by Grizzly's Gifts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Alaska Jewish Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, thenidentify plant and animal life at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, and finally take a peaceful walk through Chugach National Forest.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Anchorage road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seward to Anchorage takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In September in Anchorage, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chugach National Forest
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

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