7 days in Alaska Itinerary

7 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas
Fly + Bus:  13 h
1
Fairbanks
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Chena Hot Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 2 nights
Train + Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Anchorage
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Seward
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Dallas

1
night
Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
On the 21st (Sun), examine the collection at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, then find something for the whole family at Pioneer Park, and then see the interesting displays at Bouchard's International Dog Mushing and Sled Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fairbanks trip maker site.

Dallas to Fairbanks is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Fairbanks is minus 3 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dallas in June: high temperatures in Fairbanks hover around 71°F and lows are around 51°F. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off to Chena Hot Springs.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Theme Parks Museums
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Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

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hours
Chena Hot Springs

Chena Hot Springs ©
Chena Hot Springs is a hot spring, resort, and unincorporated community in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States, 56.5 miles northeast of Fairbanks near the Chena River State Recreation Area. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Chena Hot Springs Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chena Hot Springs sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Fairbanks to Chena Hot Springs takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Chena Hot Springs

Parks Nature
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Chena Hot Springs Resort ©
Chena Hot Springs Resort

2
nights
Denali National Park and Preserve

Denali National Park and Preserve ©
The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Denali, then view the masterpieces at Wild about Denali, and then identify plant and animal life at Husky Homestead. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Wonder Lake.

To plan Denali National Park and Preserve vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chena Hot Springs to Denali National Park and Preserve. In June, daytime highs in Denali National Park and Preserve are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Husky Homestead ©
Husky Homestead
Wonder Lake ©
Wonder Lake

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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.
On the 25th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Anchorage trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of train and car from Denali National Park and Preserve to Anchorage in 7.5 hours. June in Anchorage sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Wildlife
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Resurrection Bay.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seward holiday maker.

Getting from Anchorage to Seward by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Anchorage in June: highs in Seward hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Helicopter Tours

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