9 days in Alaska Itinerary

9 days in Alaska Itinerary

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9 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Albany
+2
train + foot + Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Homer
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  8​h 30​min
2
Skagway
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly + ferry:  2​h 45​min
4
Ketchikan
— 1 night
+2
ferry + Fly + train:  13​h
End: Albany

1
night
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. On the 24th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Bunnell Street Arts Center.

Make your Homer itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Albany to Homer is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Albany to Homer. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Albany in October; daily highs in Homer reach 49°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Homer

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies ©
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Bishop's Beach Park ©
Bishop's Beach Park
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit

1
night
Skagway

Skagway ©
The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): steep yourself in history at State Sreet and Broadway Street, then take an in-depth tour of Skagway Museum and Archives, then explore the striking landscape of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Davidson Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gold Rush Cemetery.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Skagway online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Homer to Skagway takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Skagway sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Skagway

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Davidson Glacier ©
Davidson Glacier
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gold Rush Cemetery ©
Gold Rush Cemetery

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Step out of the city life by going to Eagle Beach and Mount Roberts Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Alaska Knifeworks. Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier and sample the tasty concoctions at Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Juneau planner .

Traveling by flight from Skagway to Juneau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or ride a ferry. October in Juneau sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company ©

1
night
Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, trek along Deer Mountain Trail, then take an in-depth tour of Totem Heritage Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ketchikan online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Juneau to Ketchikan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Southeast Alaska Discovery Center ©
Southeast Alaska Discovery Center
Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park

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