8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Anchorage
— 1 night
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Seward
— 3 nights
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Glacier View
— 1 night
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Valdez
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, then deepen your understanding at Alaska Native Heritage Center, and then look for gifts at Cabin Fever. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Alaska Jewish Museum, then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Anchorage online travel planner.

San Francisco to Anchorage is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Anchorage due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Anchorage to be little chillier, temps between 57°F and 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

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Seward

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.
Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center. On the 6th (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alaska SeaLife Center, take an in-depth tour of Seward Community Library & Museum, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Resurrection Bay.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seward road trip app.

Traveling by car from Anchorage to Seward takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Seward are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Glacier View.

Things to do in Seward

Parks · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center ©
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Glacier View

Glacier View ©
Glacier View is a census-designated place (CDP) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): shake up your sightseeing with MICA Guides, immerse yourself in nature at Matanuska Glacier State Recreational Site, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Matanuska Glacier.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Glacier View trip planner.

Drive from Seward to Glacier View in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Seward in September, expect little chillier with lows of 35°F in Glacier View. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Valdez.

Things to do in Glacier View

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Matanuska Glacier State Recreational Site, Matanuska Glacier
Highlights from your plan
MICA Guides ©
MICA Guides
Matanuska Glacier ©
Matanuska Glacier
Matanuska Glacier State Recreational Site ©

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Valdez

Valdez ©
Valdez, is a city in Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. On the 8th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then explore the striking landscape at Worthington Glacier.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Valdez trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Glacier View to Valdez takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Glacier View in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 44°F in Valdez. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Valdez

Parks · Nature · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Worthington Glacier ©
Worthington Glacier
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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