9 days in Alaska Itinerary

9 days in Alaska Itinerary

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9 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Fly:  12​h
1
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Fairbanks
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Raleigh

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Tracy Arm Fjord.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Juneau trip planner.

Raleigh to Juneau is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. When traveling from Raleigh in September, plan for much colder days in Juneau, with highs around 57°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Nature Parks
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Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord

2
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: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Anchorage vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Juneau to Anchorage takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. September in Anchorage sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 44°F at night. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Anchorage

Outdoors Tours
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Helicopter Tours

2
nights
Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): make a trip to Santa Claus House.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fairbanks holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Anchorage to Fairbanks takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Anchorage in September, plan for little chillier nights in Fairbanks, with lows around 36°F. On the 28th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Claus House
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Santa Claus House ©
Santa Claus House

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