13 days in Alaska Itinerary

13 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seward
— 2 nights
2
Homer
— 2 nights
3
Anchorage
— 3 nights
4
Juneau
— 3 nights
5
Ketchikan
— 2 nights

2
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.
Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center. There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seward holiday tool.

Newark to Seward is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Newark to Seward. When traveling from Newark in August, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Seward: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Homer.

Things to do in Seward

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

2
nights
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Kachemak Bay State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, grab your bike and head to Homer Spit, and then see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Homer journey builder.

You can drive from Seward to Homer in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Homer

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

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 is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, gain insight at Alaska Native Heritage Center, get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Anchorage trip maker website.

You can drive from Homer to Anchorage in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In August, daytime highs in Anchorage are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chugach National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. There's still lots to do: get your bearings at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, head outdoors with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Juneau tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Anchorage to Juneau in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Juneau

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

2
nights
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Creek Street, thensee the interesting displays at Dolly's House Museum, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

Start your trip to Ketchikan by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Juneau to Ketchikan in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. August in Ketchikan sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Dolly's House Museum ©
Dolly's House Museum

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