5 days in Alaska Itinerary

5 days in Alaska Itinerary

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1
Ketchikan
— 1 night
2
Juneau
— 3 nights

1
night
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Creek Street, see the interesting displays at Dolly's House Museum, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ketchikan journey app.

Washington DC to Ketchikan is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in July: highs in Ketchikan hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Dolly's House Museum ©
Dolly's House Museum

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, and then head outdoors with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mendenhall Glacier, explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Juneau road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Ketchikan to Juneau takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Juneau, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nugget Falls ©
Nugget Falls

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