11 days in Alaska Itinerary

11 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + Ferry:  7 h 15 min
1
Ketchikan
— 1 night
Ferry + Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Homer
— 1 night
Bus + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
4
Seward
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Salt Lake City

1
night
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): hike along Deer Mountain Trail.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ketchikan itinerary planner.

Salt Lake City to Ketchikan is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Ketchikan is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, expect nights in Ketchikan to be little chillier, around 50°F, while days are colder, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Dolly's House Museum ©
Dolly's House Museum

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Juneau is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tracy Arm Fjord, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and stop by Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC.

Discover how to plan a Juneau trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Juneau in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In June in Juneau, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

1
night
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Homer Spit and then admire the majestic nature at Kachemak Bay State Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Homer road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Juneau to Homer takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seward.

Things to do in Homer

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kachemak Bay State Park ©
Kachemak Bay State Park
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit

2
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.
On the 9th (Tue), observe the fascinating underwater world at Alaska SeaLife Center, take an in-depth tour of Seward Community Library & Museum, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center and then contemplate the waterfront views at Resurrection Bay.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seward road trip tool.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Homer to Seward in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center ©
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

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.
Anchorage is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, see the interesting displays at Alaska Jewish Museum, stroll through Beluga Point, and identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Anchorage 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 train. In June, daily temperatures in Anchorage can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

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