5 days in Juneau, Sitka & Ketchikan Itinerary

5 days in Juneau, Sitka & Ketchikan Itinerary

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Juneau
— 1 night
Foot to Juneau, Fly to Sitka
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Sitka
— 1 night
Fly to Ketchikan, Ferry to Ketchikan
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Ketchikan
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ketchikan, Fly to Juneau

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Juneau

— 1 night

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 1st (Wed), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, get advice or help at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and then explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Juneau trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Juneau. July in Juneau sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Sitka

— 1 night
The City and Borough of Sitka, formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule, is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park, then see the interesting displays at Sheldon Jackson Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Alaska Raptor Center, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Russian Bishop's House.

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You can fly from Juneau to Sitka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. July in Sitka sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Sitka

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Ketchikan

— 2 nights

Salmon Capital of the World

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Creek Street, then see the interesting displays at Dolly's House Museum, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then immerse yourself in nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park, and then walk around Potlatch Totem Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ketchikan trip planner.

Getting from Sitka to Ketchikan by combination of flight and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In July in Ketchikan, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure