12 days in Alaska Itinerary

12 days in Alaska Itinerary

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12 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Anchorage
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
1
Homer
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  3​h
2
Seward
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Anchorage
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + bus + bus:  5​h
4
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 1 night
5
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 3 nights
train + Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Anchorage

1
night
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Alaska Bear Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): kick back and relax at Homer Spit and then pause for some photo ops at Seafarer's Memorial.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Homer itinerary planner .

Anchorage to Homer is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Anchorage in July, you will find days in Homer are a bit cooler (64°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Seward.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Alaska Bear Adventures ©
Alaska Bear Adventures
Seafarer's Memorial ©
Seafarer's Memorial

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kayaking & Canoeing as well as Exit Glacier Guides - Day Tours. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Seward vacation site .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Homer to Seward in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July in Seward, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
You've now added Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Fri), stop by Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and then see the interesting displays at The Roundhouse at Alyeska.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Anchorage tour planner.

You can drive from Seward to Anchorage in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Anchorage are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall ©
Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall
The Roundhouse at Alyeska ©
The Roundhouse at Alyeska

1
night
Denali National Park and Preserve

Denali National Park and Preserve
The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Black Diamond ATV Tours.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Denali National Park and Preserve trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and train from Anchorage to Denali National Park and Preserve in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. August in Denali National Park and Preserve sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Tours Outdoors

3
nights
Denali National Park and Preserve

Denali National Park and Preserve
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Denali National Park Bus Tours. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): go sightseeing with Denali National Park Bus Tours.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Denali National Park and Preserve trip planner .

You will leave for home on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

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