10 days in Alaska Itinerary

10 days in Alaska Itinerary

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10 days in Alaska Itinerary

Durham
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive + train:  7​h 15​min
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 3 nights
bus:  8​h 15​min
Seward
— Few hours
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
Durham

2
days
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nugget Falls as well as Tracy Arm Fjord. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls, and then look for gifts at Jewels By Kris. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Juneau road trip site .

Durham to Juneau is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Durham to Juneau, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Juneau is little chillier than Durham - with highs of 35°F and lows of 25°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Anchorage.

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Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Jewels By Kris
Jewels By Kris

2
days
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and then see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Anchorage trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Juneau to Anchorage in 4.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Juneau in February: high temperatures in Anchorage hover around 30°F and lows are around 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum
Anchorage Museum
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©

2
days
Denali National Park and Preserve

Denali National Park and Preserve
The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
On the 11th (Sun), look for gifts at Wild about Denali and then look for all kinds of wild species at Savage River Loop Trail. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Husky Homestead and then take in the awesome beauty at Denali.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Denali National Park and Preserve trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Anchorage to Denali National Park and Preserve by combination of car and train takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Anchorage, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Denali National Park and Preserve, ranging from highs of 11°F to lows of -4°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Seward.

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1
day
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.
You've now added Renown Glacier Cruises & Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then get a new perspective on things with Renown Glacier Cruises & Tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seward trip planning website .

Take a bus from Denali National Park and Preserve to Seward in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Denali National Park and Preserve in February: high temperatures in Seward hover around 36°F and lows are around 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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Helicopter Tours
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

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