5 days in Homer & Denali National Park and Preserve Itinerary

5 days in Homer & Denali National Park and Preserve Itinerary

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Homer
— 3 nights
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Fly to Anchorage, Bus to C Street & 7Th Avenue Ssw, Train to Denali National Park and Preserve
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Denali National Park and Preserve
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Homer

— 3 nights
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Exit Glacier as well as Alaska Bear Adventures. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center and pause for some photo ops at Seafarer's Memorial.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Homer travel itinerary planner.

Anchorage to Homer is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Homer can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

Denali National Park and Preserve

— 1 night
The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Denali National Park and Preserve vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Homer to Denali National Park and Preserve in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Denali National Park and Preserve sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 40°F at night. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks