15 days in Alaska Itinerary

15 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Juneau
— 3 nights
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Skagway
— 3 nights
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Anchorage
— 2 nights
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Homer
— 2 nights
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Seward
— 4 nights

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Juneau

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Mount Roberts Trail and Eagle Beach. There's still lots to do: get all the information you need at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, trek along Perseverance National Recreation Trail, head outdoors with Best Damn Charters, and observe the fascinating underwater world at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Juneau trip itinerary planning tool.

New York City to Juneau is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from New York City to Juneau due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Juneau reach 64°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
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Skagway

Skagway ©
The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Davidson Glacier and Yakutania Point. Get outdoors at Chilkoot River and Skagway Float Tours. Go for a jaunt from Skagway to Haines to see Hammer Museum about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: hike along Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gold Rush Cemetery, look for gifts at Skagway Alaska Downtown, and take an unforgettable tour with TEMSCO Helicopters - Skagway.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Skagway trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Juneau to Skagway by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Skagway can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Skagway

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Must see
Chilkoot River
5.0
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River Rafting / Tubing
Skagway Float Tours
4.9
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Must see
Davidson Glacier
4.8

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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.
On the 18th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Beluga Point, then delve into the lush surroundings at Chugach National Forest, then fly down the slopes at Alyeska Ski Area, and finally see Girdwood Mushing Company. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, then take a memorable tour with Portage Glacier Cruises, and then trek along Byron Glacier Trail.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Anchorage holiday tool.

Getting from Skagway to Anchorage by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Anchorage sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Homer.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Norman Lowell Gallery, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, take a memorable tour with Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Homer Spit, and finally appreciate the history behind Seafarer's Memorial.

Make your Homer itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Anchorage to Homer in 4.5 hours. In August in Homer, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Seward.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Seward

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Harding Ice Field Trail and Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Holgate Glacier. Take a break from Seward with a short trip to Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: trot along with Bardy's Trail Rides - Day Tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Marathon, and explore the striking landscape at Bear Glacier.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seward journey planner.

Drive from Homer to Seward in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. August in Seward sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seward

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures
4.9
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Must see
Holgate Glacier
4.9

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