7 days in Fairbanks, Anchorage & Juneau Itinerary

7 days in Fairbanks, Anchorage & Juneau Itinerary

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7 days in Fairbanks, Anchorage & Juneau Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Fairbanks
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Miami

1
day
Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at University of Alaska Museum of the North, explore and take pictures at University of Alaska Fairbanks, and then see the interesting displays at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Fairbanks driving holiday planner .

Miami to Fairbanks is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Miami to Fairbanks, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Miami in July, plan for slightly colder days in Fairbanks, with highs around 72°F, while nights are colder with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Museums
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Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
University of Alaska Fairbanks ©
University of Alaska Fairbanks

2
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 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Family Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Fresh Spring Water at Mile 109, 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 stop by Cabin Fever.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Anchorage driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Fairbanks to Anchorage takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. July in Anchorage sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, then admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Juneau trip builder tool .

Getting from Anchorage to Juneau by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Anchorage in July: highs in Juneau hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Nugget Falls ©
Nugget Falls

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