15 days in Alaska Itinerary

15 days in Alaska Itinerary

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

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Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Norman Lowell Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Bunnell Street Arts Center, then appreciate the history behind Seafarer's Memorial, and finally take an unforgettable tour with Alaska Ultimate Safaris. On your second day here, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Homer Spit, then identify plant and animal life at Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, and finally see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Homer trip planner.

Washington DC to Homer is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Homer, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in August: high temperatures in Homer hover around 63°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Norman Lowell Gallery ©
Norman Lowell Gallery
Alaska Ultimate Safaris ©
Alaska Ultimate Safaris
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies ©
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies

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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 12th (Thu), get the adrenaline pumping with Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, trot along with Bardy's Trail Rides - Day Tour, then trek along Harding Ice Field Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bear Glacier.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Seward online visit planner.

Getting from Homer to Seward by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Seward can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures ©
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures
Harding Ice Field Trail
Harding Ice Field Trail

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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 14th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, get interesting insight from Portage Glacier Cruises, and then hike along Byron Glacier Trail. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Roundhouse at Alyeska, then take in the awesome beauty at Alyeska Ski Area, and then see Girdwood Mushing Company.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Anchorage trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Seward to Anchorage takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Anchorage can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Anchorage

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Girdwood Mushing Company ©
Girdwood Mushing Company
Portage Glacier Cruises ©
Portage Glacier Cruises

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Skagway

Skagway ©
The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Popular historic sites such as State Street and Broadway Street and Gold Rush Cemetery are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Davidson Glacier and Yakutania Point. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Skagway: Haines (Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, Hammer Museum, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Moore Cabin, take in the exciting artwork at BearHead Photography Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail, and make a trip to Arctic Brotherhood Camp No. 1.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Skagway trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Anchorage to Skagway takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Skagway

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center ©
Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center
Skagway Float Tours ©
Skagway Float Tours
Davidson Glacier ©
Davidson Glacier

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Juneau

Juneau ©

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 19th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Eagle Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company, and then hike along Mount Roberts Trail. Keep things going the next day: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, and then hike along Perseverance National Recreation Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Juneau trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Skagway to Juneau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Juneau can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company ©
Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company
Photography Tours
Mount Roberts Trail ©
Mount Roberts Trail

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Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©

Salmon Capital of the World

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with Snorkel Alaska, get a taste of the local shopping with The Rain Barrel, then take an in-depth tour of Tongass Historical Museum, then contemplate the long history of Totem Heritage Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Creek Street. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, stroll through Deer Mountain Trail, then take an unforgettable tour with Ketchikan Helicopters, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ketchikan road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Juneau to Ketchikan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August in Ketchikan, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Highlights from your plan
Snorkel Alaska ©
Snorkel Alaska
Ketchikan Helicopters ©
Ketchikan Helicopters
Totem Heritage Center ©
Totem Heritage Center

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