3 days in Anchorage, Fairbanks & Juneau Itinerary

3 days in Anchorage, Fairbanks & Juneau Itinerary

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3 days in Anchorage, Fairbanks & Juneau Itinerary

Start: Anchorage
1
Anchorage
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Fairbanks
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
3
Juneau
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Anchorage

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Fresh Spring Water at Mile 109, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska Zoo, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Anchorage trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from South Korea, the closest major airport is Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Zoo ©
Alaska Zoo

1
night
Fairbanks

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fairbanks trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Anchorage to Fairbanks in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Anchorage in April, with highs in Fairbanks at 7°C and lows at -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 20th (Sat), get outside with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Juneau sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Fairbanks to Juneau takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Fairbanks in April; daily highs in Juneau reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay ©
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay

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