10 days in Alaska Itinerary

10 days in Alaska Itinerary

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10 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Boston
+2
Train + Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Train:  4​h
2
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Bus:  7​h
3
Seward
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  14​h
End: Boston

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chugach State Park. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, get to know the resident critters at Alaska Zoo, and then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and then take a peaceful walk through Chugach State Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Anchorage trip planning tool .

Boston to Anchorage is an approximately 12-hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Anchorage is minus 4 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in July: high temperatures in Anchorage hover around 69°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Anchorage

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Husky Homestead.

To find photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Denali National Park and Preserve trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and train from Anchorage to Denali National Park and Preserve takes 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Seward.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

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Denali ©
Denali
Husky Homestead ©
Husky Homestead

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 Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Alaska SeaLife Center.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read our Seward trip planner.

Do a combination of train and bus from Denali National Park and Preserve to Seward in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Denali National Park and Preserve in July, plan for little chillier days in Seward, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Seward

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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