7 days in Alaska Itinerary

7 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Anchorage
— 3 nights
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Seward
— 2 nights
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Glacier View
— 1 day

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©

The City of Lights and Flowers

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Anchorage trip itinerary builder tool.

Washington DC to Anchorage is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Anchorage is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in July, you will find days in Anchorage are colder (69°F), and nights are little chillier (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails
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Seward

Alaska Starts Here

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Seavey's IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours as well as Exit Glacier. On the 17th (Tue), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then explore the striking landscape at Exit Glacier, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Alaska SeaLife Center and then take in the local landmarks with Seavey's IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Seward trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Anchorage to Seward takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Anchorage in July: highs in Seward hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier View.

Things to do in Seward

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Geologic Formation
Exit Glacier
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Glacier View

Glacier View ©
Glacier View is a census-designated place (CDP) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. Nova Alaska Guides has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Matanuska Glacier and then see Nova Alaska Guides.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Glacier View day trip website.

You can drive from Seward to Glacier View in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Seward, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Glacier View, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier View

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Multi-day Tour
Nova Alaska Guides
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Geologic Formation
Matanuska Glacier
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