6 days in Anchorage & Indianapolis Itinerary

6 days in Anchorage & Indianapolis Itinerary

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Anchorage
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Anchorage

— 3 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

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 wildlife, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, get curious at Alaska Museum of Science & Nature, steep yourself in history at Alaska Native Heritage Center, and take an in-depth tour of Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Anchorage trip planner.

Fairbanks to Anchorage is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Anchorage can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Indianapolis

— 1 night

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis and then don't miss a visit to Central Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): bet on your favorite at Indy Racing Experience, then see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, and then look for gifts at Rocket Fizz.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Indianapolis route planner.

Fly from Anchorage to Indianapolis in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Anchorage to Indianapolis is 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Anchorage in June, with highs in Indianapolis at 82°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping