6 days in Alaska Itinerary

6 days in Alaska Itinerary

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6 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: West Yellowstone
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Anchorage
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Cooper Landing
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  9​h 45​min
End: West Yellowstone

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stroll through Virgin Creek Falls Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and then see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Anchorage travel route planning app .

West Yellowstone to Anchorage is an approximately 11-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from West Yellowstone to Anchorage is minus 2 hours. Traveling from West Yellowstone in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 51°F in Anchorage. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Cooper Landing.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Virgin Creek Falls Trail ©
Virgin Creek Falls Trail

1
night
Cooper Landing

Cooper Landing is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States, about 100mi south of Anchorage, at the confluence of Kenai Lake and Kenai River. Alaska Wildland Adventures has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), cast your line with a fishing tour and then catch all the local highlights with Alaska Wildland Adventures.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cooper Landing sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Anchorage to Cooper Landing takes 2 hours. Traveling from Anchorage in June, expect nights in Cooper Landing to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are slightly colder, around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Cooper Landing

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord and then sample the fine beverages at Amalga Distillery. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Juneau trip maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cooper Landing to Juneau. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Juneau

Nature Parks Tours
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Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Helicopter Tours

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