6 days in Alaska Itinerary

6 days in Alaska Itinerary

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6 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Wilkes-Barre
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Seward
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
End: Wilkes-Barre

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 5th (Tue), stop by Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC and then explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Juneau tour itinerary planner .

Wilkes-Barre to Juneau is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Wilkes-Barre to Juneau. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Wilkes-Barre in May, with highs in Juneau at 60°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Virgin Creek Falls Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Anchorage trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Juneau to Anchorage in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. May in Anchorage sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alaska SeaLife Center, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seward day trip website .

Traveling by car from Anchorage to Seward takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a train. In May in Seward, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center
Helicopter Tours

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