11 days in Alaska Itinerary

11 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Ketchikan
— 3 nights
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Sitka
— 1 night
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Juneau
— 2 nights
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Anchorage
— 2 nights
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Seward
— 2 nights

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Ketchikan

Salmon Capital of the World

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Ketchikan is known for wildlife, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get a new perspective on nature at Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ketchikan Helicopters.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ketchikan trip itinerary planning site.

Montgomery to Ketchikan is an approximately 13.5-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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montgomery to Ketchikan. While traveling from Montgomery, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Ketchikan, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
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Historic Walking Area
Creek Street
4.2
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Geologic Formation
Misty Fjords National Monument
4.4

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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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Alaska Raptor Center, see the interesting displays at Sheldon Jackson Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park, and finally admire the striking features of Russian Bishop's House.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sitka day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Sitka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Sitka

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Wildlife Area
Alaska Raptor Center
4.8
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Architectural Building
Russian Bishop's House
4.6

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier, explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Juneau journey maker site.

Getting from Sitka to Juneau by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Waterfall
Nugget Falls
4.8

2
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Anchorage

Anchorage ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, then see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and then stop by Cabin Fever. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Alaska Jewish Museum, steep yourself in history at Alaska Native Heritage Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Anchorage online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Juneau to Anchorage takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Highlights from your trip

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Seward

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Seward online visit planner.

Getting from Anchorage to Seward by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Seward are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seward

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
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Helicopter Tour
Helicopter Tours
4.9

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