15 days in Alaska Itinerary

15 days in Alaska Itinerary

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15 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Montgomery
+2
Bus + Fly + Ferry:  13 h
1
Ketchikan
— 2 nights
Ferry + Fly:  2 h
2
Sitka
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
3
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Homer
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
5
Seward
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Anchorage
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Subway + Bus:  12 h 45 min
End: Montgomery

2
nights
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
On the 17th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street, then see the interesting displays at Dolly's House Museum, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Misty Fjords National Monument and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ketchikan tour itinerary planner.

Montgomery to Ketchikan is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of car, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Montgomery in June, things will get colder in Ketchikan: highs are around 62°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Ketchikan

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

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Alaska Raptor Center, see the interesting displays at Sheldon Jackson Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Russian Bishop's House.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sitka route maker site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Sitka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June in Sitka, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Sitka

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park ©
Alaska Raptor Center ©
Alaska Raptor Center
Russian Bishop's House ©
Russian Bishop's House

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Juneau is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tracy Arm Fjord, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, and make a trip to Shrine of St Therese.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Juneau day trip app.

Fly from Sitka to Juneau in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Juneau

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

2
nights
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Pratt Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Kachemak Bay State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, kick back and relax at Homer Spit, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Homer trip planner.

You can fly from Juneau to Homer in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In June, daytime highs in Homer are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seward.

Things to do in Homer

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kachemak Bay State Park ©
Kachemak Bay State Park
Photography Tours
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alaska SeaLife Center, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center and then contemplate the waterfront views at Resurrection Bay.

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

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Homer to Seward in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

4
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.
Take a break from Anchorage with a short trip to Boat Tours & Water Sports in Whittier, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, take in the exciting artwork at The Girdwood Center for the Visual Arts, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beluga Point, and identify plant and animal life at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Anchorage trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Seward to Anchorage takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Boat Tours & Water Sports
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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