11 days in Alaska Itinerary

11 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Homer
— 2 nights
2
Anchorage
— 2 nights
3
Juneau
— 2 nights
4
Sitka
— 1 night
5
Ketchikan
— 3 nights

2
nights
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Here are some ideas for day two: get all the information you need at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, grab your bike and head to Homer Spit, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Homer attractions site.

Chicago to Homer is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Chicago in July; daily highs in Homer reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Homer

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

2
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 24th (Fri), look for gifts at Cabin Fever, thenexamine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Fresh Spring Water at Mile 109, thenidentify plant and animal life at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, thengrab your bike and head to Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and finally examine the collection at Alaska Jewish Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Homer to Anchorage takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In July, daily temperatures in Anchorage can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 26th (Sun), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, thenlook for gifts at Alaska Knifeworks, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier, take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Juneau online tour planner.

You can fly from Anchorage to Juneau in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Anchorage, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Juneau, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Zipline

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Raptor Center, thenstroll through Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sitka online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Juneau to Sitka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Sitka can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Sitka

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park ©
Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park
Alaska Raptor Center ©
Alaska Raptor Center

3
nights
Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Misty Fjords National Monument and then get interesting insight from Tours.

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Traveling by flight from Sitka to Ketchikan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Ketchikan, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Fishing Charters & Tours
Misty Fjords National Monument ©
Misty Fjords National Monument

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