7 days in Alaska Itinerary

7 days in Alaska Itinerary

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7 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Wichita
Fly + bus:  12​h
1
Seward
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Juneau
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Wichita

1
night
Seward

For most visitors to this part of the world, the wild part of Alaska starts at Seward, a small port city that takes advantage of the region's natural beauty.
On the 18th (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seward trip planner .

Wichita to Seward is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Wichita to Seward is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Wichita in August, expect nights in Seward to be a bit cooler, around 51°F, while days are much colder, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center
Helicopter Tours

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, and then look for gifts at Cabin Fever.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Anchorage trip planner.

You can drive from Seward to Anchorage in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Cabin Fever ©
Cabin Fever

4
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Juneau is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord, make a trip to St. Nicholas, get interesting insight from Tours, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Juneau trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Anchorage to Juneau in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. August in Juneau sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 51°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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