22 days in Alaska Itinerary

22 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Fly to Ketchikan, Ferry to Ketchikan
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Ketchikan
— 3 nights
Ferry to Ketchikan, Fly to Juneau
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Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly
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Skagway
— 2 nights
Fly
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Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seward
— 3 nights
Drive
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Homer
— 2 nights
Drive
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Talkeetna
— 1 night
Train
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Denali National Park and Preserve
— 2 nights
Fly to Denali Park Village Lodge - Alaska, Bus to Fairbanks
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Fairbanks
— 2 nights
Fly

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Ketchikan

Salmon Capital of the World

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Ketchikan is known for wildlife, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cast your line with a fishing tour, get engrossed in the history at Tongass Historical Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and explore the striking landscape at Misty Fjords National Monument.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Ketchikan road trip planning tool.

Omaha to Ketchikan is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Omaha to Ketchikan, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Omaha in July: highs in Ketchikan hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.7
Creek Street ©
Historic Walking Area
Creek Street
4.2
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Zipline
Zipline
4.8

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Juneau

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Mendenhall Glacier, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Juneau road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Juneau takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip

2
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Skagway

The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for gifts at Back Alley Rock Shop, then admire the natural beauty at Jewell Gardens, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally view the masterpieces at BearHead Photography Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Red Onion Saloon Brothel Museum and then tour in style with Beyond Skagway Tours - Private Tours.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Skagway trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Juneau to Skagway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. July in Skagway sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Skagway

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
Highlights from your trip
Must see
Zipline
5.0
Jewell Gardens ©
Garden
Jewell Gardens
4.5

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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: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, delve into the lush surroundings at Chugach National Forest, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and take an in-depth tour of Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Anchorage trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Skagway to Anchorage in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Historic Walking Area
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
4.6

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Harding Ice Field Trail in Kenai Fjords National Park (about 32 minutes away). Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Holgate Glacier, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seward trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Anchorage to Seward takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Anchorage in July: highs in Seward hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Homer.

Things to do in Seward

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Homer

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Kachemak Bay State Park. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, then grab your bike and head to Homer Spit, and then explore the world behind art at Bunnell Street Arts Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Homer trip itinerary maker app.

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 July, daytime highs in Homer are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Talkeetna.

Things to do in Homer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Photography Tours
4.7
Homer Spit ©
Biking Trail
Homer Spit
4.5

1
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Talkeetna

Talkeetna is a census-designated place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): whizz through the canopy at Denali Zipline Tours, then get engrossed in the history at Talkeetna Historical Society Museum, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally look for gifts at Alaska Birch Syrup & Wild Harvest Products : Kahiltna Birchworks Shop.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Talkeetna trip itinerary builder website.

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 70°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Talkeetna

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.7

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Denali National Park and Preserve

The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
On the 21st (Wed), view the masterpieces at Wild about Denali, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Denali. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Mt. Healy Overlook Trail and then identify plant and animal life at Husky Homestead.

Before you visit Denali National Park and Preserve, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a train from Talkeetna to Denali National Park and Preserve in 5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Denali National Park and Preserve can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Husky Homestead ©
Must see
Husky Homestead
4.8
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
4.6

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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), tour the old-fashioned way with Gold Dredge 8, then admire the natural beauty at Georgeson Botanical Garden, and then get a new perspective on nature at University of Alaska Museum of the North.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Fairbanks day trip planning site.

Getting from Denali National Park and Preserve to Fairbanks by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Museums · Shopping · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Gold Dredge 8 ©
Rail Tour
Gold Dredge 8
4.5

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