7 days in Alaska Itinerary

7 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Talkeetna
— 1 night
2
Homer
— 2 nights
3
Sitka
— 1 night
4
Ketchikan
— 2 nights

1
night
Talkeetna

Talkeetna ©
Talkeetna is a census-designated place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Talkeetna sightseeing planner.

New York City to Talkeetna is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Talkeetna, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Talkeetna to be colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Talkeetna

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Aurora Dora ©
Aurora Dora
Talkeetna Historical Society Museum ©
Talkeetna Historical Society Museum

2
nights
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, stroll through Homer Spit, thenshop like a local with Ptarmigan Arts, and finally see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Norman Lowell Gallery, learn about winemaking at Bear Creek Winery, and then walk around Bishop's Beach Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Homer road trip website.

You can fly from Talkeetna to Homer in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Talkeetna in October, Homer is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Homer

Museums Parks Shopping
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Pratt Museum ©
Pratt Museum
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies ©
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Norman Lowell Gallery ©
Norman Lowell Gallery

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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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Baranof Castle State Historical Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Sheldon Jackson Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Russian Bishop's House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sitka road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Homer to Sitka takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Homer in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Sitka. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Sitka

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Michael's Cathedral ©
St. Michael's Cathedral
Sheldon Jackson Museum ©
Sheldon Jackson Museum
Baranof Castle State Historical Site ©
Baranof Castle State Historical Site

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Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Dolly's House Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Caribou Creek Company, get a new perspective on nature at Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, thenget engrossed in the history at Tongass Historical Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Totem Heritage Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Creek Street.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ketchikan trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Sitka to Ketchikan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Southeast Alaska Discovery Center ©
Southeast Alaska Discovery Center
Caribou Creek Company ©
Caribou Creek Company

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