14 days in Alaska Itinerary

14 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Anchorage
— 3 nights
2
Seward
— 3 nights
3
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
— 1 night
4
Juneau
— 3 nights
5
Ketchikan
— 3 nights

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: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, explore the activities along Cook Inlet, identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and take in the natural beauty of Fresh Spring Water at Mile 109.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Anchorage planner.

Philadelphia to Anchorage is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Anchorage. When traveling from Philadelphia in September, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Anchorage: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Museums Nature

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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

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nights
Seward

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 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Resurrection Bay, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Seward, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Anchorage to Seward in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Seward

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center ©
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve provides a glimpse of what much of the planet looked like when it emerged from the Ice Age.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seward to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Mendenhall Glacier, and admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Juneau trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to Juneau. In September, daily temperatures in Juneau can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Juneau

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

3
nights
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Saxman Native Village, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Totem Bight State Historical Park, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stroll through Deer Mountain Trail, thensteep yourself in history at Totem Heritage Center, thenexamine the collection at Dolly's House Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Creek Street.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Ketchikan day trip app.

You can fly from Juneau to Ketchikan in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park

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