6 days in Alaska Itinerary

6 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Ketchikan
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Palmer
— 4 nights

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Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©

Salmon Capital of the World

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Totem Bight State Historical Park and then contemplate the long history of Saxman Native Village.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ketchikan day trip website.

Nashville to Ketchikan is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Nashville to Ketchikan. While traveling from Nashville, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Ketchikan, ranging from highs of 53°F to lows of 43°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Palmer.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Totem Heritage Center ©
Totem Heritage Center
Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park
Saxman Native Village ©
Saxman Native Village

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Palmer

Palmer ©
Palmer is the borough seat of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as Independence Mine State Historical Park and Glacier View Adventures. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hatcher Pass and Matanuska Glacier. When in Palmer, make a side trip to see Matanuska Glacier State Recreational Site in Sutton, approximately Sutton away. Next up on the itinerary: see Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours, take in the pleasant sights at Pioneer Falls, experience rural life at Musk Ox Farm, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Palmer tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Palmer takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, Palmer is slightly colder than Ketchikan - with highs of 45°F and lows of 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palmer

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Independence Mine State Historical Park ©
Independence Mine State Historical Park
Hatcher Pass ©
Hatcher Pass
Glacier View Adventures ©
Glacier View Adventures

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