6 days in Juneau, Anchorage & Fairbanks Itinerary

6 days in Juneau, Anchorage & Fairbanks Itinerary

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Juneau
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Anchorage
— 1 night
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Fairbanks
— 2 nights

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Juneau

Juneau ©

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
You've now added Adventure Bound Alaska Tracy Arm Glacier Cruise to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Juneau Arts & Humanities, sample the tasty concoctions at Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Inside Passage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Adventure Bound Alaska Tracy Arm Glacier Cruise.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Juneau online travel route planner.

Altoona to Juneau is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 4 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Altoona in August; daily highs in Juneau reach 64°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company ©
Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company
Inside Passage ©
Inside Passage
Juneau Arts & Humanities ©
Juneau Arts & Humanities

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and then look for gifts at Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Anchorage holiday planning app.

You can fly from Juneau to Anchorage in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Anchorage, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Anchorage

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary ©
Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary
Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall ©
Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall

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Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©

The Golden Heart City

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
On the 31st (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, then gain interesting insight with Gold Dredge 8, then examine the collection at Bouchard's International Dog Mushing and Sled Museum, and finally look for gifts at Santa Claus House.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Fairbanks trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Anchorage to Fairbanks in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Fairbanks are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Tours · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gold Dredge 8 ©
Gold Dredge 8
Santa Claus House ©
Santa Claus House
Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge ©
Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge

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