5 days in Alaska Itinerary

5 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Anchorage
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Fairbanks
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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.
Anchorage is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, see the interesting displays at Alaska Jewish Museum, and take in the dramatic natural features at Beluga Point.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Anchorage itinerary planner.

Seattle to Anchorage is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Seattle to Anchorage, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in November; daily highs in Anchorage reach 29°F and lows reach 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Fairbanks.

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Fairbanks road trip site.

Getting from Anchorage to Fairbanks by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Anchorage in November: high temperatures in Fairbanks hover around 13°F and lows are around -1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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