13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Anchorage
— 1 night
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Talkeetna
— 2 nights
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Whittier
— 1 night
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Valdez
— 2 nights
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Seward
— 1 night
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Kenai Fjords National Park
— 1 night
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Homer
— 2 nights
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Anchorage
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): hike along Virgin Creek Falls Trail.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Anchorage driving holiday planner.

Miami to Anchorage is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Miami to Anchorage due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami in August, things will get much colder in Anchorage: highs are around 66°F and lows about 53°F. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to Talkeetna.

Things to do in Anchorage

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
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Talkeetna

Talkeetna ©
Talkeetna is a census-designated place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Talkeetna online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Anchorage to Talkeetna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Talkeetna, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 49°F at night. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to Whittier.

Things to do in Talkeetna

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums
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Speed Boats Tour
Mahay's Jet Boat Adventures
4.2

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Whittier

Whittier
Whittier is a city at the head of the Passage Canal in the U.S. On the 19th (Wed), hike along Portage Pass Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Whittier online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Talkeetna to Whittier takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Talkeetna in August, you will find days in Whittier are little chillier (60°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Valdez.

Things to do in Whittier

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Trails

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Valdez

Valdez ©
Valdez, is a city in Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the world from above with VSHelicopters Tours, then take in breathtaking views at Keystone Canyon, and then explore the striking landscape at Worthington Glacier.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Valdez trip builder site.

Getting from Whittier to Valdez by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In August in Valdez, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 49°F at night. You will leave for Seward on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Valdez

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Geologic Formation
Worthington Glacier
4.3
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Helicopter Tour
VSHelicopters Tours
4.7

1
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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seward road trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Valdez to Seward in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kenai Fjords National Park.

Things to do in Seward

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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Helicopter Tour
Helicopter Tours
4.9

1
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Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park

Where Mountains, Ice, and Ocean Meet

Mountains, ice, and sea all converge in dramatic fashion at Kenai Fjords National Park.
To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kenai Fjords National Park day trip planning tool.

Kenai Fjords National Park is just a short distance from Seward. In August, daytime highs in Kenai Fjords National Park are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Homer.

Things to do in Kenai Fjords National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Exit Glacier
4.7
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Geologic Formation
Pederson Glacier
5.0

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Homer

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, grab your bike and head to Homer Spit, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Homer online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kenai Fjords National Park to Homer. In August, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 26th (Wed), you're off to Anchorage.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
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Must see
Photography Tours
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Biking Trail
Homer Spit
4.5

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©

The City of Lights and Flowers

On the 26th (Wed), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Crow Creek Mine.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Anchorage online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Homer to Anchorage in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Museums · Nature · Parks

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