9 days in Alaska Itinerary

9 days in Alaska Itinerary

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9 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Spokane
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Homer
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Skagway
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Spokane

2
nights
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Bunnell Street Arts Center. On your second day here, explore the landscape on two wheels at Homer Spit, learn about winemaking at Bear Creek Winery, and then admire the majestic nature at Bishop's Beach Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Homer trip itinerary builder .

Spokane to Homer is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Spokane to Homer due to the time zone difference. In May, Homer is a bit cooler than Spokane - with highs of 55°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Homer

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and then hike along Byron Glacier Trail. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then fly down the slopes at Alyeska Ski Area.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Anchorage trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Homer to Anchorage in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, daytime highs in Anchorage are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Anchorage

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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Helicopter Tours

1
day
Skagway

Skagway ©
The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. On the 28th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, then stop by Skagway Alaska Downtown, then take in the dramatic natural features at Davidson Glacier, and finally contemplate the long history of Arctic Brotherhood Camp No. 1.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Skagway online tour builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Anchorage to Skagway in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and ferry; or drive. May in Skagway sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Skagway

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Davidson Glacier ©
Davidson Glacier

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Statue of Patsy Ann, the Dog. Take a break from the city and head to Mendenhall Glacier and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's more to do: trek along Mount Roberts Trail and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Juneau route planner.

Getting from Skagway to Juneau by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Juneau can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Juneau

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Alaskan Brewery and Bottling Company ©

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