8 days in Alaska Itinerary

8 days in Alaska Itinerary

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8 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  14​h
1
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Mexico City

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Juneau is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, trails, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord, observe the fascinating underwater world at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and stop by Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Juneau trip planner .

Mexico City, Mexico to Juneau is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Juneau is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Mexico City in October, plan for cooler days in Juneau, with highs around 11°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
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: tour in style with a train tour, get to know the fascinating history of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, see the interesting displays at Alaska Jewish Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Beluga Point.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Anchorage trip itinerary website .

Getting from Juneau to Anchorage by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Juneau in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Anchorage, with lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rail Tours
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

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