26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Anchorage
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Whittier
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Seward
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Kenai Fjords National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
7
Fairbanks
— 3 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Jakarta

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Attractions like Space Needle and Seattle Aquarium make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, stroll around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip planning app .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Seattle is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Jakarta to Seattle, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Seattle is a bit cooler than Jakarta - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and Alaska Native Heritage Center. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, get to know the resident critters at Alaska Zoo, and explore the striking landscape at Portage Glacier.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Anchorage holiday builder app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Anchorage in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Anchorage at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Whittier.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Alaska Zoo ©
Alaska Zoo
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©

2
nights
Whittier

Whittier is a city at the head of the Passage Canal in the U.S. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Whittier Harbor, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Whittier itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Anchorage to Whittier takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Anchorage in June, things will get little chillier in Whittier: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Whittier

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Whittier Harbor ©
Whittier Harbor

4
nights
Seward

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.
Seward is known for wildlife, nature, zoos & aquariums, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Alaska SeaLife Center, explore the striking landscape of Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center, and explore the striking landscape at Holgate Glacier.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Seward tour planner.

Traveling by car from Whittier to Seward takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Seward are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kenai Fjords National Park.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

2
nights
Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park ©
Mountains, ice, and sea all converge in dramatic fashion at Kenai Fjords National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Pederson Glacier, stroll through Harding Ice Field Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Exit Glacier. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Russian River Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kenai Fjords National Park trip itinerary planner .

Kenai Fjords National Park is very close to Seward. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Kenai Fjords National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Crescent Lake, Russian River Falls
Highlights from your plan
Exit Glacier ©
Exit Glacier
Crescent Lake ©
Crescent Lake
Russian River Falls ©
Russian River Falls

4
nights
Denali National Park and Preserve

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.
Step out of Denali National Park and Preserve with an excursion to Alaskan War Veterans Memorial in Talkeetna--about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring at Wonder Lake. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Husky Homestead, take in the exciting artwork at Wild about Denali, relax in the rural setting at Dog Gone It, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Savage River Loop Trail.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Kenai Fjords National Park to Denali National Park and Preserve. When traveling from Kenai Fjords National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Denali National Park and Preserve: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Alaskan War Veterans Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Husky Homestead ©
Husky Homestead
Wonder Lake ©
Wonder Lake
Denali ©
Denali

3
nights
Fairbanks

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Kids will enjoy Pioneer Park and Chena Hot Springs Resort. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, go for a walk through Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get a new perspective on nature at University of Alaska Museum of the North.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fairbanks day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Denali National Park and Preserve to Fairbanks in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Fairbanks are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Santa Claus House, Chena Hot Springs Resort
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chena Hot Springs Resort ©
Chena Hot Springs Resort
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

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