11 days in Alaska Itinerary

11 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Fly to Ketchikan, Ferry to Ketchikan
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ketchikan, Fly to Juneau
— 3 nights
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Bus to Anchorage, Fly to Lexington



— 2 nights

Salmon Capital of the World

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): cast your line with a fishing tour, then see the interesting displays at Dolly's House Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street. Keep things going the next day: trek along Deer Mountain Trail, steep yourself in history at Totem Heritage Center, get interesting insight from Tours, then stroll through Totem Bight State Historical Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Saxman Native Village.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ketchikan road trip website.

Lexington to Ketchikan is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Lexington to Ketchikan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lexington in July, expect nights in Ketchikan to be little chillier, around 54°F, while days are much colder, around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites


— 3 nights

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Juneau trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Juneau takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Juneau are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours


— 3 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

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 wildlife, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, take in the exciting artwork at The Girdwood Center for the Visual Arts, contemplate the long history of Oscar Anderson House Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Anchorage trip planner.

Fly from Juneau to Anchorage in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Juneau in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Anchorage, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip


— 2 nights

Alaska Starts Here

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.
On the 20th (Tue), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Traveling by car from Anchorage to Seward takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Anchorage in July: highs in Seward hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seward

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
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Alaska travel guide

Dolphin & Whale Watching · Geologic Formations · Wildlife Areas
The Last Frontier
The country's largest state, Alaska is also its least densely populated. America's final frontier, the state lies on the Arctic Circle and features some of the highest mountains in the United States. Today, several million people flock annually to the state's pristine wilderness areas, which shelter a diverse plant and animal life and offer a great selection of things to do. Tailor-made for adventurous types wishing to leave civilization behind, Alaska can also be an extremely expensive vacation destination, with few transportation options and much of its land accessible only by plane or helicopter.