6 days in Alaska Itinerary

6 days in Alaska Itinerary

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6 days in Alaska Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  25​h
1
Seward
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Istanbul

1
night
Seward

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.
On the 9th (Tue), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seward road trip planner .

Istanbul, Turkey to Seward is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Seward is minus 11 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Istanbul in January: highs in Seward hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Outdoors Tours Parks
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3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and then see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Alaska Zoo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Anchorage road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Seward to Anchorage takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. In January, Anchorage is slightly colder than Seward - with highs of -5°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©

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