8 days in Alaska Itinerary

8 days in Alaska Itinerary

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8 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Peoria
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Seward
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Peoria

1
night
Seward

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.
On the 11th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Alaska SeaLife Center and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Seward online trip itinerary maker .

Peoria to Seward is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Peoria to Seward, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Peoria in July, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Seward: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

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.
Anchorage is known for historic sites, wildlife, museums, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, take a memorable tour with Tours, look for gifts at Cabin Fever, and look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Anchorage holiday maker .

You can drive from Seward to Anchorage in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. In July in Anchorage, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Anchorage

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

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 15th (Wed), look for gifts at Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC and then explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord. Keep things going the next day: see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Juneau online journey planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Anchorage to Juneau in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Anchorage in July, plan for slightly colder days in Juneau, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Juneau

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Helicopter Tours

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