5 days in Alaska Itinerary

5 days in Alaska Itinerary

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5 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Florence
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
End: Florence

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 25th (Fri), look for gifts at Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tracy Arm Fjord. On the next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Juneau journey maker .

Florence to Juneau is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Florence in October, expect nights in Juneau to be slightly colder, around 38°F, while days are colder, around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Nugget Falls ©
Nugget Falls

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.
On the 27th (Sun), hike along Virgin Creek Falls Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and then see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Anchorage trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Juneau to Anchorage in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Juneau in October, Anchorage is slightly colder at night with lows of 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Virgin Creek Falls Trail ©
Virgin Creek Falls Trail

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