19 days in Alaska Itinerary

19 days in Alaska Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alaska trip planner

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Anchorage
— 5 nights
Drive
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Seward
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Homer
— 1 night
Drive to Anchorage, Fly to Juneau
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Juneau
— 3 nights
Foot to Juneau, Fly to Haines
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Haines
— 1 night
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Sitka
— 1 night
Fly
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Fairbanks
— 4 nights
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Anchorage

— 5 nights

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.
Spend the 12th (Fri) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, and hike along Kincaid Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Anchorage trip builder website.

Aalborg, Denmark to Anchorage is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Aalborg to Anchorage, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Aalborg in November, expect nights in Anchorage to be much colder, around -9°C, while days are slightly colder, around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

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Seward

— 2 nights

Alaska Starts Here

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 14th (Sun), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alaska SeaLife Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Seward holiday builder site.

You can drive from Anchorage to Seward in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Anchorage in November, expect Seward to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Homer.

Things to do in Seward

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Homer

— 1 night
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Homer Spit, admire the masterpieces at Bunnell Street Arts Center, and then examine the collection at Pratt Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Homer trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Seward to Homer in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in November, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Homer

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Juneau

— 3 nights

America's Largest Capital Area

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alaska Powder Descents, admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Inside Passage, and get great views at Goldbelt Mount Roberts Tramway.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Juneau road trip app.

Getting from Homer to Juneau by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Haines.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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Haines

— 1 night

The Adventure Capital of Alaska

Sitting on the shores of Alaska's longest fjord and surrounded by mountains, the port city of Haines boasts spectacular scenery.
On the 20th (Sat), stroll through The Kroschel Wildlife Center and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Haines trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Juneau to Haines takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Sitka.

Things to do in Haines

Wildlife · Parks
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Sitka

— 1 night
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. state of Alaska. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Russian Bishop's House, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alaska Raptor Center.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sitka trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Haines to Sitka in 5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Haines in November; daily highs in Sitka reach 7°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Sitka

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Fairbanks

— 4 nights

The Golden Heart City

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Go for a jaunt from Fairbanks to Chena Hot Springs to see Chena Hot Springs Resort about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 22nd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Pioneer Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Santa Claus House, view the masterpieces at University of Alaska Museum of the North, and gain insight at University of Alaska Fairbanks.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fairbanks attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Sitka to Fairbanks takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, Fairbanks is cooler than Sitka - with highs of -12°C and lows of -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fairbanks

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Alaska travel guide

4.5
The Last Frontier
The country's largest state, Alaska is also its least densely populated. America's final frontier, the state lies on the Arctic Circle and features some of the highest mountains in the United States. Today, several million people flock annually to the state's pristine wilderness areas, which shelter a diverse plant and animal life and offer a great selection of things to do. Tailor-made for adventurous types wishing to leave civilization behind, Alaska can also be an extremely expensive vacation destination, with few transportation options and much of its land accessible only by plane or helicopter.