5 days in Alaska Itinerary

5 days in Alaska Itinerary

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5 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 14th (Thu), stop by Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tracy Arm Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

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Washington DC to Juneau is an approximately 13-hour combination of subway, bus, and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Washington DC to Juneau, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Juneau reach 60°F and lows reach 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Zipline

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): look for gifts at Cabin Fever, then explore and take pictures at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Beluga Point.

Plan my day in Anchorage using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Juneau to Anchorage by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In May in Anchorage, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. On the 17th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary ©
Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary
Cabin Fever ©
Cabin Fever

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