3 Days in Anchorage & Whittier

3 Days


Mid-May through mid-September


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Why This Trip?

This trip lets you spend some time exploring Alaska's largest city—from its fascinating museums to great restaurants. But it also carves out a day for a very special trip to Whittier, where you can experience the thrill of seeing glaciers and wildlife in stunning Prince William Sound.


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Day 1

Arrive & Overnight in Anchorage

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Spend your first day taking in everything that bustling Anchorage has going on. Stroll its streets on your own or take a day tour for a complete overview. Get an in-depth picture of the city and state at the Anchorage Museum,, or visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center for a dose of history and culture. And of course you'll want to experience the city's fantastic bars and restaurants.

Day 2

Travel to Whittier | Overnight in Anchorage

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One of Alaska's most dramatic spots is easy to reach by train or motorcoach. Enjoy the ride as you travel to Whittier. There, you can take a half- or full-day cruise into the jaw-droppingly beautiful Prince William Sound and get an up-close view of massive blue glaciers and keep an eye out for whales, sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, and puffins. You'll be back in Anchorage the same day.

Day 3

Day in Anchorage

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Take advantage of your final day in Anchorage to see anything you missed the first day. You have lots of fun options for a city tour. One is to take a trolly around to all the hot spots. Love to bike? Go on a bicycle tour with Alaska Trail Guides. And if you're into visiting breweries, Anchorage is a great place to do it. The Big Swig Brewery Tour gives you a sampling of the innovative beverages being brewed here.