15 days in Alaska Itinerary

15 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Dallas
tram + Fly + bus:
13​h 15​min
Seward
— 3 nights
Drive:
2​h 30​min
Anchorage
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:
4​h 30​min
Juneau
— 4 nights
Fly:
2​h 15​min
Ketchikan
— 3 nights
Fly + tram:
10​h
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4
days
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.
Spend the 27th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Kenai Fjords National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Resurrection Bay, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and meet the residents at Alaska SeaLife Center.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seward travel itinerary planner.

Dallas to Seward is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in May, with highs in Seward at 54°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Anchorage.

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4
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Girdwood (about 56 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, contemplate the long history of Oscar Anderson House Museum, meet the residents at Alaska Zoo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Anchorage travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Seward to Anchorage in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. May in Anchorage sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Juneau.

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3
days
Juneau


Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Juneau itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Anchorage to Juneau in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Juneau can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ketchikan.

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3
days
Ketchikan


The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Ketchikan is known for historic sites, nature, adventure, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, view the masterpieces at Caribou Creek Company, admire the sheer force of Mountain Air Service Day Tours, and contemplate the long history of Totem Bight State Historical Park.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Ketchikan sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Juneau to Ketchikan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Ketchikan are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 8th (Thu), you're off tohome.

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