55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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North Platte
— 3 nights
2
Cheyenne
— 2 nights
3
Idaho Springs
— 3 nights
4
Stanley
— 2 nights
5
Boise
— 2 nights
6
Ketchikan
— 4 nights
7
Sitka
— 3 nights
8
Juneau
— 4 nights
9
Skagway
— 3 nights
10
Hoonah
— 1 night
11
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
— 3 nights
12
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 5 nights
13
Fairbanks
— 4 nights
14
Homer
— 4 nights
15
Seward
— 4 nights
16
Anchorage
— 4 nights

3
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North Platte

North Platte ©
North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. On the 25th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles, learn about winemaking at Mac's Creek Winery & Brewery, and then view the masterpieces at Robert Henri Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the North Platte travel planner.

Lincoln to North Platte is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Lincoln in May since evenings lows in North Platte dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in North Platte

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Gothenburg, Lexington, Robert Henri Museum
Highlights from your plan
Original Pony Express Station & Museum ©
Original Pony Express Station & Museum
Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles ©
Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles
Robert Henri Museum ©
Robert Henri Museum

2
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Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cheyenne Depot Museum and Nelson Museum of the West. Museum-lovers will get to explore Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum and Wyoming State Museum. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Historic Governors' Mansion, browse the collection at Laramie County Library, wander the wide-open spaces of Terry Bison Ranch, and ponder the world of politics at Wyoming State Capitol.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cheyenne vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from North Platte to Cheyenne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from North Platte in May, expect nights in Cheyenne to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Idaho Springs.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum ©
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
Wyoming State Museum ©
Wyoming State Museum

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Idaho Springs

The City of Idaho Springs is a Statutory City that is the most populous municipality in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Argo Mill and Tunnel and Georgetown Firefighting Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hotel de Paris Museum and Grand Lake Art Gallery. Explore Idaho Springs' surroundings by going to Grand Lake (Spas & The Beach at Grand Lake). There's much more to do: try your luck at Ameristar Casino Resort Spa, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, go deep underground at Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour, and look for gifts at The Soap Shop.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Idaho Springs day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Idaho Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cheyenne in May, plan for colder days in Idaho Springs, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Idaho Springs

Outdoors Museums Adventure

Side Trips

Georgetown, Grand Lake, Easy Street Casino, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Argo Mill and Tunnel ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel
Spas

2
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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Yankee Fork Gold Dredge, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On your second day here, take in the natural beauty of Kirkham Hot Springs, thenexplore the activities along Stanley Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake.

Before you visit Stanley, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Idaho Springs to Stanley. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Idaho Springs in June: highs in Stanley hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trip

Kirkham Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Yankee Fork Gold Dredge ©
Yankee Fork Gold Dredge
Stanley Museum ©
Stanley Museum

2
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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Warhawk Air Museum, view the masterpieces at Idaho State Museum, and then take a stroll through Hyde Park. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, thenlook for gifts at Cinder Wines, and then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Boise sightseeing planner.

Drive from Stanley to Boise in 3 hours. When traveling from Stanley in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Boise, with highs around °F, while nights are much hotter with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Boise

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Warhawk Air Museum, Cinder Wines
Highlights from your plan
Warhawk Air Museum ©
Warhawk Air Museum
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey

4
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Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Visit Creek Street and Saxman Native Village for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Totem Heritage Center and Scanlon Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at Dolly's House Museum, kick back and relax at Rotary Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Alaska Stone Art.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ketchikan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Ketchikan takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Boise to Ketchikan, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Boise in June, plan for much colder days in Ketchikan, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Totem Heritage Center ©
Totem Heritage Center

3
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Sitka

Sitka ©
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. Get a sense of the local culture at Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park and Sheldon Jackson Museum. Popular historic sites such as Russian Bishop's House and Sitka Lutheran Church are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Alaska Raptor Center, get engrossed in the history at Sitka Centennial Visitors Center, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Baranof Island Brewing Company, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sitka day trip app.

You can fly from Ketchikan to Sitka in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Sitka are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Sitka

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park ©
Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park
Alaska Raptor Center ©
Alaska Raptor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
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Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Fairweather Gallery and Gifts and Juneau-Douglas City Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Juneau Artists Gallery and Sealaska Heritage - Walter Soboleff Building. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls, sample the fine beverages at Amalga Distillery, and explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Juneau trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Sitka to Juneau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. June in Juneau sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Juneau-Douglas City Museum ©
Juneau-Douglas City Museum
Juneau Artists Gallery ©
Juneau Artists Gallery

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Skagway

The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. For shopping fun, head to BearHead Photography Gallery or Skagway Alaska Downtown. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like State Street and Broadway Street and Arctic Brotherhood Camp No. 1. There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Klondike Brewing Company, take in nature's colorful creations at Jewell Gardens, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and view the masterpieces at Alaska Art Colony.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Skagway vacation maker.

Fly from Juneau to Skagway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Skagway can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Hoonah.

Things to do in Skagway

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Red Onion Saloon Brothel Museum ©
Red Onion Saloon Brothel Museum
Skagway Museum and Archives ©
Skagway Museum and Archives

1
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Hoonah

Hoonah is a largely Tlingit community on Chichagof Island, located in Alaska's panhandle in the southeast region of the state. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then make a trip to Yaakw Kahidi Cultural Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hoonah trip builder site.

You can fly from Skagway to Hoonah in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Skagway in June, Hoonah is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Hoonah

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Yaakw Kahidi Cultural Center ©
Yaakw Kahidi Cultural Center

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve provides a glimpse of what much of the planet looked like when it emerged from the Ice Age.
Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Bartlett Cove.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve sightseeing app.

Explore your travel options from Hoonah to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

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Denali National Park and Preserve

Denali National Park and Preserve ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Denali State Park (in Trapper Creek) and Alaskan War Veterans Memorial (in Talkeetna). Spend the 26th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mc Kinley Park Rd. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Husky Homestead, hike along Mt. Healy Overlook Trail, shop like a local with Wild about Denali, and stroll through Savage Alpine Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Denali National Park and Preserve sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to Denali National Park and Preserve. In June, daily temperatures in Denali National Park and Preserve can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Denali State Park, Alaskan War Veterans Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Husky Homestead ©
Husky Homestead
Mc Kinley Park Rd ©
Mc Kinley Park Rd
Denali State Park ©
Denali State Park

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Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at University of Alaska Museum of the North and Immaculate Conception Parish. Let the collections at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum and Fairbanks Ice Museum capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Santa Claus House, look for all kinds of wild species at Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at HooDoo Brewing Company, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fairbanks day trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Denali National Park and Preserve to Fairbanks takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Fairbanks can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Homer.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Wildlife Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Alaskan Pipeline, Santa Claus House
Highlights from your plan
University of Alaska Museum of the North ©
University of Alaska Museum of the North
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Homer

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. You'll explore and learn at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center and Ptarmigan Arts. Dean Family Farm and Art Studios and Bunnell Street Arts Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Homer: Ninilchik (Fishing Charters & Tours & Transfiguration of Our Lord Church). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Homer Spit, sample the tasty concoctions at Grace Ridge Brewery, explore the world behind art at Norman Lowell Gallery, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Homer vacation builder website.

Getting from Fairbanks to Homer by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Fairbanks in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Homer: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Homer

Museums Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ninilchik
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center ©
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center
Pratt Museum ©
Pratt Museum

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Seward

For most visitors to this part of the world, the wild part of Alaska starts at Seward, a small port city that takes advantage of the region's natural beauty.
You'll explore and learn at Seward Community Library & Museum and Chugach Heritage Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Kenai Fjords National Park (Exit Glacier & Harding Ice Field Trail). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Resurrection Lutheran Church, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seward trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Homer to Seward in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kenai Fjords National Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Exit Glacier ©
Exit Glacier
Seward Community Library & Museum ©
Seward Community Library & Museum

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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.
Head to Cabin Fever and The Girdwood Center for the Visual Artsfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center and The Roundhouse at Alyeska. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, get to know the fascinating history of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Anchorage Market.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Anchorage trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Seward to Anchorage by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Anchorage sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

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