Alaska Day Trip Itineraries and Maps
Whether you want to explore Alaskan wildlife or learn about the culture, there are plenty of options for day trips to take in the full Alaska experience. If you’re staying one night or five, we have itineraries to keep you busy during your entire stay!
Most Popular: 3-Day Itinerary
Choose a 2 to 4-night stay in our area during your Alaska vacation to get a taste of the wildlife, the natural beauty, people and features of the Mat-Su Valley. This amount of time allows a good mix of driving and seeing it all with local experts, guides, and activities.
Day-Trippin’: 5-Day Itinerary
If you have a little more time, stay 5+ nights and experience exciting adventures. Get to know “the real Alaska,” from wildlife to glaciers to Denali, with activity ideas from cultural museums to exhilarating flights or rafting or ATV’ing. Great for those who want to relax at a slower pace, or as a “base camp” for day-trippers.
What Not to Miss: 2-Day Itinerary
If you can only spend one night in our area on your way through from Denali/Fairbanks to Anchorage or Valdez, here are the highlights as you pass through on your travels.
More Itinerary Ideas to Match Your Interests
Here are activities and attractions for outdoor adventurers, active seniors, families traveling with children, visitors with pets, gardeners, birders, and antiquers, as well as stuff guys like, and rainy day ideas.