13 days in Alaska Itinerary

13 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Ketchikan
— 2 nights
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Sitka
— 1 night
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Juneau
— 2 nights
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Homer
— 1 night
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Seward
— 2 nights
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Anchorage
— 4 nights

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Ketchikan

Salmon Capital of the World

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Ketchikan is known for wildlife, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the striking landscape at Misty Fjords National Monument, admire the majestic nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park, and see the interesting displays at Dolly's House Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ketchikan trip planner.

Saint Louis to Ketchikan is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Saint Louis to Ketchikan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in June, you will find days in Ketchikan are much colder (62°F), and nights are slightly colder (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Misty Fjords National Monument ©
Misty Fjords National Monument
Creek Street ©
Creek Street

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Sitka

Sitka ©
The City and Borough of Sitka, formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule, is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Raptor Center, admire the landmark architecture of Russian Bishop's House, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Sitka trip itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Sitka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. June in Sitka sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Sitka

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Raptor Center ©
Alaska Raptor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Russian Bishop's House ©
Russian Bishop's House

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Juneau

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): look for gifts at Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC, then explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Juneau trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sitka to Juneau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Homer.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Zipline

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Homer

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. On the 9th (Wed), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, grab your bike and head to Homer Spit, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Homer trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Juneau to Homer in 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Seward

Alaska Starts Here

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alaska SeaLife Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): get the adrenaline pumping with Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures, explore the striking landscape at Exit Glacier, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Resurrection Bay.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seward vacation maker tool.

Getting from Homer to Seward by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Seward can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Exit Glacier ©
Exit Glacier
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures ©
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures

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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.
Anchorage is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, see the interesting displays at Alaska Jewish Museum, take in the natural beauty of Fresh Spring Water at Mile 109, and contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center.

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Take a bus from Seward to Anchorage in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Anchorage, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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