9 days in Alaska Itinerary

9 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Juneau
— 2 nights
2
Homer
— 1 night
3
Seward
— 2 nights
4
Anchorage
— 3 nights

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, steep yourself in history at Alaska Governor’s Mansion, and then head outdoors with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Juneau day trip app.

Charlotte to Juneau is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Juneau is minus 4 hours. When traveling from Charlotte in June, plan for much colder days in Juneau, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Juneau

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Nugget Falls ©
Nugget Falls

1
night
Homer

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, explore the landscape on two wheels at Homer Spit, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Grace Ridge Brewery.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Homer sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Juneau to Homer in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in Homer, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Seward.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Photography Tours
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Grace Ridge Brewery ©
Grace Ridge Brewery

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Tue), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alaska SeaLife Center and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Seward day trip planner.

You can drive from Homer to Seward in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

3
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.
You've now added Alaska Railroad to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Alaska Railroad, fly down the slopes at Alyeska Ski Area, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and finally trek along Virgin Creek Falls Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Alaska Jewish Museum, thenstroll through Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and then stop by Cabin Fever.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Anchorage tour itinerary site.

Getting from Seward to Anchorage by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Railroad ©
Alaska Railroad
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

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