32 days in Alaska Itinerary

32 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Fairbanks
— 6 nights
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Talkeetna
— 1 night
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Anchorage
— 7 nights
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Seward
— 3 nights
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Homer
— 2 nights
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Juneau
— 5 nights
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Sitka
— 3 nights
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Ketchikan
— 2 nights

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Fairbanks

The Golden Heart City

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Chena Hot Springs Resort. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at University of Alaska Museum of the North, examine the collection at Bouchard's International Dog Mushing and Sled Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Chena River State Recreation Area, and stop by Santa Claus House.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fairbanks road trip app.

Pune, India to Fairbanks is an approximately 28-hour combination of train and flight. You'll gain 14.5 hours traveling from Pune to Fairbanks due to the time zone difference. March in Fairbanks sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Talkeetna.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park
Chena Hot Springs Resort ©
Chena Hot Springs Resort

1
night
Talkeetna

Talkeetna ©
Talkeetna is a census-designated place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Denali Zipline Tours, make a trip to Nagley's Store, and then take an in-depth tour of Talkeetna Historical Society Museum.

Planning Talkeetna trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Fairbanks to Talkeetna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in April, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Anchorage.

Things to do in Talkeetna

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Denali Zipline Tours ©
Denali Zipline Tours
Talkeetna Historical Society Museum ©
Talkeetna Historical Society Museum
Nagley's Store ©
Nagley's Store

7
nights
Anchorage

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.
Attractions like Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center and Photography Tours make great kid-friendly stops. Make the 13th (Tue) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Alaska Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Hillside Park, and make a trip to Winner Creek Trail Hand Tram.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Anchorage road trip website.

You can take a train from Talkeetna to Anchorage in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Anchorage sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Zoo ©
Alaska Zoo

3
nights
Seward

Seward ©

Alaska Starts Here

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.
Kids will enjoy Resurrection Bay and Alaska SeaLife Center. Change things up with a short trip to Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park (about 32 minutes away). Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get engrossed in the history at Seward Community Library & Museum, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Seward journey planner.

Traveling by bus from Anchorage to Seward takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Seward are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Homer.

Things to do in Seward

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center
Exit Glacier ©
Exit Glacier
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center ©
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center

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Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, then grab your bike and head to Homer Spit, and then identify plant and animal life at J Bear Tours. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum, view the masterpieces at Ptarmigan Arts, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anchor River State Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Homer journey app.

You can drive from Seward to Homer in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
J Bear Tours ©
J Bear Tours
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center ©
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center

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Juneau

Juneau ©

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tracy Arm Fjord and Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Alaska Powder Descents, stroll through Mount Roberts Trail, race across the water with Alaska Luxury Tours, and make a trip to Shrine of St Therese.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Juneau road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Homer to Juneau takes 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery ©
DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery

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nights
Sitka

The City and Borough of Sitka, formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule, is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. Attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Alaska Raptor Center make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Sheldon Jackson Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Russian Bishop's House, shop like a local with Island Artists Gallery, and get to know the resident critters at Fortress of the Bear.

Make your Sitka itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Juneau to Sitka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Sitka

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fortress of the Bear ©
Fortress of the Bear
Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park ©
Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park

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Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©

Salmon Capital of the World

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
On the 27th (Tue), look for gifts at Caribbean Gems, take an unforgettable tour with Ketchikan Helicopters, then contemplate the long history of Saxman Native Village, then admire the majestic nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park, and finally stroll around Potlatch Totem Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street, contemplate the long history of Totem Heritage Center, then take an in-depth tour of Tongass Historical Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Fish Creek Company.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ketchikan online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Sitka to Ketchikan by combination of flight and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Ketchikan are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ketchikan Helicopters ©
Ketchikan Helicopters
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park

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