23 days in Valdez & Anchorage Itinerary

23 days in Valdez & Anchorage Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alaska travel route planner

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Valdez
— 8 nights
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Anchorage
— 14 nights
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Valdez

— 8 nights
Valdez, is a city in Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. 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, get engrossed in the history at The Valdez Museum and Historical Archive, and see the interesting displays at Maxine & Jesse Whitney Museum.

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 · Wildlife

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 & Musk Ox Farm). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, identify plant and animal life at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska Zoo.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Anchorage trip itinerary site.

Getting from Valdez to Anchorage by car takes about 5.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips