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When to Visit
Summer season is late May to mid-September. Winter northern lights viewing is best January through March.
How Long to Spend
7-10 days is common. 2 weeks+ lets you see more of Alaska’s regions. Even 4-5 days works if that’s all you have.
Plan & Book
Follow our sample itineraries to book direct. Or, contact us for an itinerary quote from a local Alaska expert.
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These sample itineraries will help you decide where to go (and in what order), how to get around, and choose the best activities in each area. You'll use your time well and you won't miss any highlights.
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