15 days in Alaska Itinerary

15 days in Alaska Itinerary

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15 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly + ferry:  13​h 15​min
1
Ketchikan
— 3 nights
ferry + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
3
Seward
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Anchorage
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Pittsburgh

3
nights
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Ketchikan is known for wildlife, historic sites, nature, nightlife, and adventure. 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, get all the information you need at Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and see the interesting displays at Dolly's House Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ketchikan trip maker app .

Pittsburgh to Ketchikan is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Pittsburgh in June, things will get little chillier in Ketchikan: highs are around 62°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Zipline

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Juneau is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord, admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Juneau trip planning website .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Juneau in 3 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 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Seward.

Things to do in Juneau

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

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.
Seward is known for wildlife, nature, zoos & aquariums, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Alaska SeaLife Center, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seward trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Juneau to Seward takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Seward are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
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 historic sites, wildlife, museums, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, take a memorable drive along Seward Hwy, and deepen your understanding at Alaska Native Heritage Center.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Anchorage road trip planner.

You can drive from Seward to Anchorage in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Anchorage can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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