9 days in Anchorage & Kodiak Island Itinerary

9 days in Anchorage & Kodiak Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alaska trip itinerary planner

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Anchorage
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Kodiak Island
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Anchorage

— 1 night

The City of Lights and Flowers

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 21st (Mon): stop by Polar Bear Gifts, then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska Zoo, and finally see the interesting displays at Alaska Jewish Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Anchorage day trip planning website.

Savannah to Anchorage is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Savannah to Anchorage. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Savannah in December: high temperatures in Anchorage hover around 25°F and lows are around 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Kodiak Island.

Things to do in Anchorage

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping

Kodiak Island

— 4 nights
Known as the Emerald Isle, Kodiak Island boasts a plethora of outdoor activities all year round.
Kodiak Island is known for wildlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Alutiiq Museum, get outside with Kodiak Combos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Main Office.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kodiak Island trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Anchorage to Kodiak Island with the Route module. Traveling from Anchorage in December, expect Kodiak Island to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°F and 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kodiak Island

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums