20 days in Alaska Itinerary

20 days in Alaska Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ketchikan
— 2 nights
2
Sitka
— 2 nights
3
Homer
— 2 nights
4
Seward
— 3 nights
5
Anchorage
— 3 nights
6
Skagway
— 2 nights
7
Juneau
— 3 nights

2
nights
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: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take an in-depth tour of Totem Heritage Center, identify plant and animal life at Misty Fjords National Monument, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Deer Mountain Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ketchikan trip maker app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Ketchikan is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 6 hours. In June, Ketchikan is slightly colder than Sao Paulo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Creek Street ©
Creek Street
Zipline

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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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Russian Bishop's House, get to know the fascinating history of Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at Alaska Raptor Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Sitka Lutheran Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Fortress of the Bear, take an in-depth tour of Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sitka trip maker site.

You can fly from Ketchikan to Sitka in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. June in Sitka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Sitka

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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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

2
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Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, admire the masterpieces at Bunnell Street Arts Center, and then admire the majestic nature at Kachemak Bay State Park. Keep things going the next day: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, thengrab your bike and head to Homer Spit, and then examine the collection at Pratt Museum.

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You can fly from Sitka to Homer in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in Homer, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Seward.

Things to do in Homer

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Kachemak Bay State Park ©
Kachemak Bay State Park
Photography Tours
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit

3
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seward: Kenai Fjords National Park (Harding Ice Field Trail & Exit Glacier). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, observe the fascinating underwater world at Alaska SeaLife Center, explore the striking landscape of Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center, and explore the activities along Resurrection Bay.

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You can drive from Homer to Seward in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seward

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kenai Fjords National Park
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center ©
Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

3
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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, identify plant and animal life at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, stop by Grizzly's Gifts, and delve into the lush surroundings at Chugach National Forest.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Anchorage sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Seward to Anchorage in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. June in Anchorage sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Chugach National Forest
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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Skagway

The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. On the 15th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Jewell Gardens, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then look for gifts at Skagway Alaska Downtown. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Skagway Museum and Archives, get a taste of the local shopping with BearHead Photography Gallery, examine the collection at Red Onion Saloon Brothel Museum, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Klondike Brewing Company, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Traveling by flight from Anchorage to Skagway takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. June in Skagway sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Skagway

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Zipline
Jewell Gardens ©
Jewell Gardens
Horseback Riding Tours

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Tracy Arm Fjord, take in nature's colorful creations at Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure, sample the fine beverages at Amalga Distillery, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps and other tourist information, you can read our Juneau trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Skagway to Juneau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. June in Juneau sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

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