22 days in Phoenix & Anchorage Itinerary

22 days in Phoenix & Anchorage Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Phoenix
— 7 nights
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Anchorage
— 14 nights
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Phoenix

— 7 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phoenix: Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center (in Scottsdale), Tucson (Presidio San Agustin del Tucson, Pima Air and Space Museum, &more) and Anthem Community Park (in Anthem). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Camelback Mountain, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix day trip tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Phoenix. In July, daily temperatures in Phoenix can reach 106°F, while at night they dip to 85°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Anchorage.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Anchorage

— 14 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Anchorage: Palmer (Independence Mine State Historical Park & Knik Glacier Tours). Make the 2nd (Mon) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. Spend the 4th (Wed) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, cruise along Seward Hwy, take an in-depth tour of Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alaska Zoo.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Anchorage journey website.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Anchorage takes 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Anchorage due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in July: high temperatures in Anchorage hover around 69°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips