5 days in Skagway & Hermiston Itinerary

5 days in Skagway & Hermiston Itinerary

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5 days in Skagway & Hermiston Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  6​h 30​min
— 3 nights
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
End: Seattle


The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Visiting Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve and Zipline will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Skagway to Haines to see Photography Tours about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Jewell Gardens, take in the dramatic natural features at Davidson Glacier, and stop by Aurora Jewelers.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Skagway road trip planning app .

Seattle to Skagway is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Skagway. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in October: high temperatures in Skagway hover around 50°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Hermiston.

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Photography Tours
Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve ©
Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve


Hermiston is a city in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Hermiston Raceway.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hermiston holiday maker site .

Explore your travel options from Skagway to Hermiston with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Skagway to Hermiston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Skagway in October, you will find days in Hermiston are somewhat warmer (67°F), and nights are about the same (41°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.