23 days in Valdez & Anchorage Itinerary

23 days in Valdez & Anchorage Itinerary

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Valdez
— 8 nights
2
Anchorage
— 14 nights

8
nights
Valdez

Valdez ©
Valdez, is a city in Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. Explore Valdez's surroundings by going to Cordova (Cordova History Museum & Miles Glacier Bridge) and River Wrangellers (in Copper Center). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Prince William Sound, take in the dramatic natural features at Columbia Glacier, identify plant and animal life at The Solomon Gulch Hatchery, and explore the stunning scenery at Keystone Canyon.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Valdez online trip itinerary builder.

Seattle to Valdez is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Seattle to Valdez, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect Valdez to be little chillier, temps between 65°F and 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Valdez

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alaska, Cordova, River Wrangellers
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Prince William Sound ©
Prince William Sound
Worthington Glacier ©
Worthington Glacier
Matanuska Glacier ©
Matanuska Glacier

14
nights
Anchorage

Anchorage ©
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 & Musk Ox Farm). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, delve into the lush surroundings at Chugach State Park, steep yourself in history at Alaska Native Heritage Center, and get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Anchorage online day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Valdez to Anchorage in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. July in Anchorage sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palmer, Alaska
Highlights from your plan
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

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