9 days in Alaska Itinerary

9 days in Alaska Itinerary

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1
Ketchikan
— 2 nights
2
Juneau
— 2 nights
3
Skagway
— 4 nights

2
nights
Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Visiting Snorkel Alaska and Tongass National Forest will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ketchikan Helicopters and Tongass Historical Museum. There's lots more to do: stroll through Deer Mountain Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street, immerse yourself in nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park, and stroll around Potlatch Totem Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ketchikan tour builder site.

Minneapolis to Ketchikan is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Ketchikan is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Minneapolis in September, expect Ketchikan to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Snorkel Alaska ©
Snorkel Alaska
Ketchikan Helicopters ©
Ketchikan Helicopters
Tongass National Forest ©
Tongass National Forest

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 8th (Tue), trek along Mount Roberts Trail, stop by Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC, thendon't miss a visit to Trickster Company, and finally get advice or help at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Juneau online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Ketchikan to Juneau in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Juneau sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Juneau

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Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Skagway

Skagway ©
The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Escape the urban bustle at Davidson Glacier and Skagway Float Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chilkoot River and State Street and Broadway Street. When in Skagway, make a side trip to see Off-Road Tours in Haines, approximately Haines away. There's lots more to do: trek along Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail, don't miss a visit to Lower Reid Falls, look for gifts at Skagway Alaska Downtown, and contemplate the long history of Arctic Brotherhood Camp No. 1.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Skagway driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Juneau to Skagway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Skagway sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Skagway

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Haines
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Davidson Glacier ©
Davidson Glacier
Skagway Float Tours ©
Skagway Float Tours
Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail ©
Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail

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