9 days in Alaska Itinerary

9 days in Alaska Itinerary

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9 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Juneau is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tracy Arm Fjord, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, sample the fine beverages at Amalga Distillery, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Juneau online attractions planner .

Sydney, Australia to Juneau is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 19 hours traveling from Sydney to Juneau due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Juneau can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) 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

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: explore the landscape on two wheels at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, look for gifts at Cabin Fever, explore the striking landscape at Beluga Point, and gain insight at Alaska Native Heritage Center.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Anchorage trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Juneau to Anchorage in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. June in Anchorage sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©

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