6 days in Alaska Itinerary

6 days in Alaska Itinerary

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6 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + ferry:  10​h 30​min
1
Ketchikan
— 1 night
ferry + Fly:  9​h 45​min
2
Homer
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Dallas

1
night
Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ketchikan travel route builder tool .

Dallas to Ketchikan is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dallas in March, you will find days in Ketchikan are cooler (44°F), and nights are little chillier (33°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Homer.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park
Totem Heritage Center ©
Totem Heritage Center
Tongass Historical Museum ©
Tongass Historical Museum

1
day
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Anchor River State Recreation Area, admire the majestic nature at Bishop's Beach Park, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Homer Spit.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Homer trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Homer in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ketchikan in March, things will get a bit cooler in Homer: highs are around 39°F and lows about 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Homer

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Anchor River State Recreation Area
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Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Beluga Point, identify plant and animal life at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, then get to know the fascinating history of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and finally see the interesting displays at Alaska Jewish Museum. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, then see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Family Cathedral.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Anchorage trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Homer to Anchorage takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Homer in March: high temperatures in Anchorage hover around 34°F and lows are around 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Trails
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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©

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