8 days in Alaska Itinerary

8 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Fly to Anchorage, Bus to Seward
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Seward
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Homer
— 1 night
Drive to Anchorage, Fly to Juneau
3
Juneau
— 1 night
Fly
4
Skagway
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Harding Ice Field Trail and Bardy's Trail Rides - Day Tour. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Holgate Glacier, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alaska SeaLife Center, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get the adrenaline pumping with Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures.

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New York City to Seward is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Seward is minus 4 hours. In August, Seward is cooler than New York City - with highs of 62°F and lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Homer.

Things to do in Seward

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Holgate Glacier ©
Must see
Holgate Glacier
4.9

1
night
Homer

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then explore the world behind art at Bunnell Street Arts Center, and finally examine the collection at Pratt Museum.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Homer trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Seward to Homer takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Homer sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Homer

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Adventure
Highlights from your trip
Pratt Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Pratt Museum
4.6
©
Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.6

1
night
Juneau

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then meet the residents at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, and then trek along Mount Roberts Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Juneau itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Homer to Juneau in 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Mount Roberts Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Mount Roberts Trail
4.7
©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7

3
nights
Skagway

The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Arctic Brotherhood Camp No. 1, look for gifts at Skagway Alaska Downtown, view the masterpieces at BearHead Photography Gallery, then steep yourself in history at State Street and Broadway Street, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Davidson Glacier. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on Skagway Float Tours, see the world from above with TEMSCO Helicopters - Skagway, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gold Rush Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Lower Reid Falls.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Skagway trip planner.

You can fly from Juneau to Skagway in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Skagway

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Skagway Float Tours ©
River Rafting / Tubing
Skagway Float Tours
4.9
Davidson Glacier ©
Geologic Formation
Davidson Glacier
4.8

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