7 days in Alaska Itinerary

7 days in Alaska Itinerary

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7 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly:  12​h
1
Sitka
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Juneau
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Homer
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Norfolk

1
night
Sitka

Sitka ©
The City and Borough of Sitka, formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule, is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sitka day trip planner.

Norfolk to Sitka is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Norfolk in August, you will find days in Sitka are cooler (63°F), and nights are slightly colder (54°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Sitka

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Alaska Raptor Center ©
Alaska Raptor Center
Russian Bishop's House ©
Russian Bishop's House

1
night
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord.

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Traveling by flight from Sitka to Juneau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Juneau are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Juneau

Nature Parks
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Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord

1
night
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): kick back and relax at Homer Spit and then immerse yourself in nature at Kachemak Bay State Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Homer day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Juneau to Homer takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Homer can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Homer

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Kachemak Bay State Park ©
Kachemak Bay State Park
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit

3
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 12th (Mon), explore and take pictures at Beluga Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and finally stop by Cabin Fever. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at Alaska Jewish Museum, then contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, and then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Anchorage online visit planner .

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. In August, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

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