20 days in Alaska Itinerary

20 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Ketchikan
— 2 nights
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Sitka
— 2 nights
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Juneau
— 3 nights
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Haines
— 2 nights
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Anchorage
— 4 nights
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Fairbanks
— 4 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Dolly's House Museum, take an unforgettable tour with Ketchikan Helicopters, then go sightseeing with Ketchikan Duck Tour, then admire the majestic nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park, and finally walk around Saxman Native Village. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Misty Fjords National Monument, get engrossed in the history at Totem Heritage Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ketchikan travel route planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Ketchikan is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Manama to Ketchikan, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manama in November, expect Ketchikan to be colder, temps between 7°C and 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Helicopter Tour
Ketchikan Helicopters
5.0
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Geologic Formation
Misty Fjords National Monument
4.4

2
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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 12th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Sitka Lutheran Church, get to know the fascinating history of Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Raptor Center, and finally engage your brain at Sitka Sound Science Center. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fortress of the Bear, and then get engrossed in the history at Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sitka route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Sitka in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Sitka

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Wildlife Area
Alaska Raptor Center
4.8
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.8

3
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Juneau

Juneau ©

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Alaska Powder Descents, explore the striking landscape at Inside Passage, admire the natural beauty at Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Juneau tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Sitka to Juneau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Sitka in November, things will get little chillier in Juneau: highs are around 3°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Haines.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Must see
Tracy Arm Fjord
4.9
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Waterfall
Nugget Falls
4.8

2
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Haines

Haines ©

The Adventure Capital of Alaska

Sitting on the shores of Alaska's longest fjord and surrounded by mountains, the port city of Haines boasts spectacular scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): see the interesting displays at American Bald Eagle Foundation, look for all kinds of wild species at The Kroschel Wildlife Center, then get engrossed in the history at Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center, and finally sample the fine beverages at Skagway Spirits Distillery. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Hammer Museum, identify plant and animal life at Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Haines Brewing Company.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Haines trip planning app.

Getting from Juneau to Haines by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Haines can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Haines

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

4
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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.
Anchorage is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska Zoo, and get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Anchorage sightseeing planning site.

You can fly from Haines to Anchorage in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. In November, Anchorage is slightly colder than Haines - with highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails
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Must see
Photography Tours
4.9
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Historic Walking Area
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
4.6

4
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Fairbanks

The Golden Heart City

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Take a break from Fairbanks with a short trip to Chena Hot Springs Resort in Chena Hot Springs, about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 23rd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, stroll through Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area, deepen your understanding at University of Alaska Fairbanks, and get in on the family fun at Pioneer Park.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fairbanks trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Anchorage to Fairbanks takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Anchorage in November; daily highs in Fairbanks reach -12°C and lows reach -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Side Trips

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Theme Park
Pioneer Park
3.9

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