14 days in Alaska Itinerary

14 days in Alaska Itinerary

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1
Talkeetna
— 1 night
2
Homer
— 2 nights
3
Haines
— 2 nights
4
Skagway
— 2 nights
5
Sitka
— 2 nights
6
Ketchikan
— 4 nights

1
night
Talkeetna

Talkeetna ©
Talkeetna is a census-designated place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Talkeetna online trip itinerary maker.

New York City to Talkeetna is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Talkeetna is minus 4 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get much colder in Talkeetna: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Homer.

Things to do in Talkeetna

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Aurora Dora ©
Aurora Dora
River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. On the 8th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenappreciate the history behind Seafarer's Memorial, and finally learn about winemaking at Bear Creek Winery. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Norman Lowell Gallery, view the masterpieces at Ptarmigan Arts, and then see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Homer trip maker.

You can fly from Talkeetna to Homer in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Homer are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Haines.

Things to do in Homer

Museums Shopping Wildlife
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Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies ©
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Norman Lowell Gallery ©
Norman Lowell Gallery
Pratt Museum ©
Pratt Museum

2
nights
Haines

Haines ©
Sitting on the shores of Alaska's longest fjord and surrounded by mountains, the port city of Haines boasts spectacular scenery.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, explore the activities along Chilkoot River, and then identify plant and animal life at The Kroschel Wildlife Center. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Hammer Museum, thensee the interesting displays at American Bald Eagle Foundation, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Haines holiday maker.

You can fly from Homer to Haines in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. September in Haines sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Skagway.

Things to do in Haines

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Chilkoot River ©
Chilkoot River
The Kroschel Wildlife Center ©
The Kroschel Wildlife Center
Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center ©
Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center

2
nights
Skagway

Skagway ©
The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Gold Rush Cemetery, hike along Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail, get engrossed in the history at Skagway Museum and Archives, thenget engrossed in the history at Trail of '98 Museum, and finally look for gifts at Skagway Alaska Downtown. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Corrington’s Alaskan Ivory & Museum, trek along Yakutania Point, make a trip to Arctic Brotherhood Camp No. 1, thensteep yourself in history at State Street and Broadway Street, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with BearHead Photography Gallery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Skagway trip planner.

You can drive from Haines to Skagway in 1.5 hours. September in Skagway sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Sitka.

Things to do in Skagway

Museums Trails Outdoors
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Trail of '98 Museum ©
Trail of '98 Museum
Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail ©
Lower Dewey Lake Hiking Trail
Yakutania Point ©
Yakutania Point

2
nights
Sitka

Sitka ©
The City and Borough of Sitka, formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule, is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. On the 14th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sitka Lutheran Church, identify plant and animal life at Alaska Raptor Center, thenexamine the collection at Sheldon Jackson Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Russian Bishop's House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Island Artists Gallery, thencast your line with a fishing tour, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sitka road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Skagway to Sitka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Sitka can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Sitka

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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St. Michael's Cathedral ©
St. Michael's Cathedral
Fishing Charters & Tours
Sheldon Jackson Museum ©
Sheldon Jackson Museum

4
nights
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Misty Fjords National Monument. Creek Street and Caribou Creek Company are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: hike along Deer Mountain Trail, admire the majestic nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park, learn more about the world around you at Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and examine the collection at Dolly's House Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ketchikan trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sitka to Ketchikan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. September in Ketchikan sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Southeast Alaska Discovery Center ©
Southeast Alaska Discovery Center
Creek Street ©
Creek Street

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