6 days in Alaska Itinerary

6 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Anchorage
— 2 nights
2
Seward
— 3 nights

2
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.
On the 17th (Sat), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Chugach National Forest, thenget engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, thenexamine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and finally stop by Grizzly's Gifts.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Anchorage driving holiday planning app.

Fort Smith to Anchorage is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Smith to Anchorage is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Fort Smith in October, things will get cooler in Anchorage: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Tours Museums Nature

Side Trip

Chugach National Forest
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Photography Tours
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum ©
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum

3
nights
Seward

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 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alaska SeaLife Center, thenidentify plant and animal life at Exit Glacier, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Resurrection Bay, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Seward trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Anchorage to Seward by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Seward can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seward

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Exit Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center ©
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center
Exit Glacier ©
Exit Glacier
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

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