32 days in Alaska Itinerary

32 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ketchikan
— 3 nights
2
Sitka
— 2 nights
3
Juneau
— 3 nights
4
Skagway
— 3 nights
5
Haines
— 2 nights
6
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
— 2 nights
7
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 3 nights
8
Fairbanks
— 3 nights
9
Homer
— 1 night
10
Seward
— 3 nights
11
Anchorage
— 4 nights

3
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Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Ketchikan is known for wildlife, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street, explore the galleries of Totem Heritage Center, identify plant and animal life at Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary, and take in the dramatic natural features at Misty Fjords National Monument.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ketchikan trip itinerary builder.

Melbourne, Australia to Ketchikan is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 19 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ketchikan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Misty Fjords National Monument ©
Misty Fjords National Monument
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park

2
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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 22nd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Alaska Raptor Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, meet the residents at Fortress of the Bear, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Sheldon Jackson Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Russian Bishop's House.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sitka trip planner.

You can fly from Ketchikan to Sitka in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Sitka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Sitka

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Raptor Center ©
Alaska Raptor Center
Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park ©
Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park
Russian Bishop's House ©
Russian Bishop's House

3
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Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Juneau is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by flight from Sitka to Juneau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. May in Juneau sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Tours
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Skagway

The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. Skagway is known for adventure, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get engrossed in the history at Skagway Museum and Archives, explore the striking landscape at Davidson Glacier, and examine the collection at Red Onion Saloon Brothel Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Skagway trip maker app.

Fly from Juneau to Skagway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May in Skagway, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Haines.

Things to do in Skagway

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Jewell Gardens ©
Jewell Gardens
Davidson Glacier ©
Davidson Glacier

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Haines

Haines ©
Sitting on the shores of Alaska's longest fjord and surrounded by mountains, the port city of Haines boasts spectacular scenery.
On the 30th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, see the interesting displays at Hammer Museum, thenget outside with 1st Choice Charters, thensee the interesting displays at American Bald Eagle Foundation, and finally sample the fine beverages at Port Chilkoot Distillery. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kroschel Wildlife Center.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Haines trip planning app.

Getting from Skagway to Haines by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in Haines sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Haines

Wildlife Parks Museums
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
The Kroschel Wildlife Center ©
The Kroschel Wildlife Center
American Bald Eagle Foundation ©
American Bald Eagle Foundation
Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center ©
Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center

2
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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve provides a glimpse of what much of the planet looked like when it emerged from the Ice Age.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Haines to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Denali National Park and Preserve on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

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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.
Spend the 5th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mc Kinley Park Rd. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Denali, view the masterpieces at Wild about Denali, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt. Healy Overlook Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Husky Homestead.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Denali National Park and Preserve journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to Denali National Park and Preserve. In June, daily temperatures in Denali National Park and Preserve can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Husky Homestead ©
Husky Homestead
Mc Kinley Park Rd ©
Mc Kinley Park Rd

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Fairbanks

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Fairbanks is known for museums, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, look for gifts at Santa Claus House, admire the natural beauty at Georgeson Botanical Garden, and get in on the family fun at Pioneer Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fairbanks trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Denali National Park and Preserve to Fairbanks in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Fairbanks can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Claus House
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
University of Alaska Museum of the North ©
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

1
night
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. On the 9th (Tue), examine the collection at Pratt Museum, get your bearings at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, thengrab your bike and head to Homer Spit, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Homer trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Fairbanks to Homer by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Fairbanks in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Homer, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Seward.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center ©
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seward: Kenai Fjords National Park (Harding Ice Field Trail & Exit Glacier). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Alaska SeaLife Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Holgate Glacier, and explore the striking landscape of Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Seward holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Homer to Seward takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. June in Seward sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kenai Fjords National Park
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center ©
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center

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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.
Anchorage is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, gain insight at Alaska Native Heritage Center, identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum.

Discover how to plan a Anchorage trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Seward to Anchorage takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Anchorage can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seward Hwy
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

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