12 days in Dayton & Anchorage Itinerary

12 days in Dayton & Anchorage Itinerary

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— 4 nights
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Anchorage
— 7 nights

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Dayton

Dayton ©

Gem City

Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dayton Dragons Baseball and Ohio Caverns. Change things up with these side-trips from Dayton: Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve (in Yellow Springs), Balloon Rides (in Lebanon) and Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House (in Springfield). Spend the 8th (Wed) exploring nature at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, stroll around Freedom Grove, explore the different monuments and memorials at Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cox Arboretum MetroPark.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dayton trip builder site.

New York City to Dayton is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for little chillier nights in Dayton, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Dayton

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
The Wright Cycle Company Complex ©
The Wright Cycle Company Complex
Balloon Rides

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Winner Creek Trail Hand Tram. Get out of town with these interesting Anchorage side-trips: Palmer (Independence Mine State Historical Park & Musk Ox Farm), Russian River Falls (in Cooper Landing) and Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel (in Whittier). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, delve into the lush surroundings at Chugach National Forest, go deep underground at Crow Creek Mine, and explore the activities along Cook Inlet.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Anchorage online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dayton to Anchorage takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dayton to Anchorage due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dayton in July, expect Anchorage to be slightly colder, temps between 69°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

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