12 days in Chattanooga & Anchorage Itinerary

12 days in Chattanooga & Anchorage Itinerary

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12 days in Chattanooga & Anchorage Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Chattanooga
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  11​h 15​min
End: Fayetteville

6
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery and Bluff View Art District. Get out of town with these interesting Chattanooga side-trips: Historic Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel (in Tunnel Hill), Savannah Oaks Winery (in Delano) and Engelheim Vineyard (in Ellijay). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at George Dickel Distillery, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, look for gifts at Lynchburg Hardware and General Store, and meet the residents at Tennessee Aquarium.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chattanooga vacation maker website .

New York City to Chattanooga is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chattanooga, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Lynchburg, Look Out Winery, Historic Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel, River Rafting & Tubing, The Georgia Winery
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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium

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 Museum at Rasmuson Center and Tony Knowles Coastal Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 4th (Thu) on the rails with a train tour. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, steep yourself in history at Alaska Native Heritage Center, take an in-depth tour of Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, and examine the collection at Alaska Jewish Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Anchorage day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Chattanooga to Anchorage in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. While traveling from Chattanooga, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Anchorage, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

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