17 days in Alaska Itinerary

17 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Anchorage
— 6 nights
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Skagway
— 2 nights
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Cordova
— 1 day
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Seward
— 2 nights
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Homer
— 2 nights
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Talkeetna
— 2 nights

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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.
You've added Chugach Outdoor Center, Alpine Air Alaska, Flattop Mountain Trail, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, delve into the lush surroundings at Chugach National Forest, and take some stellar pictures from Beluga Point.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Anchorage trip itinerary builder.

Philadelphia to Anchorage is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Anchorage due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, things will get a bit cooler in Anchorage: highs are around 66°F and lows about 51°F. You'll set off for Skagway on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Anchorage

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

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Historic Walking Area
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
4.6

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Skagway

The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Zipline has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Red Onion Saloon Brothel Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jewell Gardens, then shop like a local with BearHead Photography Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Skagway Museum and Archives.

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

You can fly from Anchorage to Skagway in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cordova.

Things to do in Skagway

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife
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Must see
Zipline
5.0
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Garden
Jewell Gardens
4.5
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.6

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Cordova

Cordova ©
Cordova, is a small town located near the mouth of the Copper River in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska, United States, at the head of Orca Inlet on the east side of Prince William Sound. Prince William Sound has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Cordova History Museum and then explore the activities along Prince William Sound.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cordova online trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Skagway to Cordova with the Route module. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cordova when traveling from Skagway in June, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seward.

Things to do in Cordova

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Water Body
Prince William Sound
4.7
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History Museum
Cordova History Museum
4.9

2
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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.
Dolphin & Whale Watching has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Alaska SeaLife Center. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center and then explore the activities along Resurrection Bay.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seward journey tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cordova to Seward. In June in Seward, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Homer.

Things to do in Seward

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
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Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Alaska Ultimate Safaris has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sat), get a new perspective on nature at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, then admire the masterpieces at Bunnell Street Arts Center, then take an unforgettable tour with Alaska Ultimate Safaris, and finally examine the collection at Pratt Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Kachemak Bay State Park, then appreciate the history behind Seafarer's Memorial, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Homer Spit.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Homer road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seward to Homer takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Homer can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Talkeetna.

Things to do in Homer

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Biking Trail
Homer Spit
4.5
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Helicopter Tour
Alaska Ultimate Safaris
5.0

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Talkeetna

Talkeetna ©
Talkeetna is a census-designated place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Denali Zipline Tours as well as Talkeetna Air Taxi. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get interesting insight from Denali Zipline Tours, see Off-Road Tours, take an in-depth tour of Talkeetna Historical Society Museum, don't miss a visit to Nagley's Store, then learn something new at Aurora Dora, and finally get a bird's-eye view with Talkeetna Air Taxi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Cubby's Marketplace, stop by Alaska Birch Syrup & Wild Harvest Products : Kahiltna Birchworks Shop, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally view the masterpieces at The Dancing Leaf Gallery.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Talkeetna holiday planner.

Drive from Homer to Talkeetna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. While traveling from Homer, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Talkeetna, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Talkeetna

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Lesson / Workshop
Aurora Dora
4.8

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