6 days in Alaska Itinerary

6 days in Alaska Itinerary

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6 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+3
train + foot + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Anchorage
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + train:  8​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

4
nights
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.
Anchorage is known for historic sites, wildlife, museums, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour in style with a train tour, explore the striking landscape at Portage Glacier, stop by Cabin Fever, and identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Anchorage attractions planner.

Philadelphia to Anchorage is an approximately 9-hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Anchorage is minus 4 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in October, with highs in Anchorage at 45°F and lows at 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Rail Tours
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

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