7 days in Alaska Itinerary

7 days in Alaska Itinerary

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7 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Fly:  12​h
1
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Raleigh

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On your second day here, stop by Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tracy Arm Fjord.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Juneau tour itinerary planner .

Raleigh to Juneau is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Raleigh to Juneau. Traveling from Raleigh in May, expect Juneau to be little chillier, temps between 60°F and 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Zipline
Helicopter Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): examine the collection at Alaska Jewish Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, then get to know the fascinating history of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and finally look for gifts at Cabin Fever. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Ulu Factory, then contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, and then stroll through Virgin Creek Falls Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Anchorage journey planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Juneau to Anchorage takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In May in Anchorage, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. You will leave for home on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center
Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary ©
Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary

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