Itinerary: Alaska – Anchorage, Seward and Denali

August 2020

Itinerary: Alaska – Anchorage, Seward and Denali

After testing out road trip destinations, we were ready to take 2020 to the next level. Alaska had been on our wish list, created a rough draft itinerary for fun, and then things started to line up that suddenly made this trip a reality. An outdoor playground awaited us and we could not wait to explore it. While a week is certainly not enough to time see everything, it was certainly plenty of time to appreciate all the beauty Alaska has to offer.

Here was our one week itinerary!

Day 0EveningArrive in Anchorage
Pick up rental
Check into Airbnb – Anchorage
Day 1MorningLeave Anchorage / Drive to Seward
The Bake Shop 
Tern Lake
Sealife Center
AfternoonFishing in Seward’s Resurrection Bay
EveningFood Shopping 
Check into Airbnb – Seward
Day 2MorningCaines Head Kayak and Hike
AfternoonCaines Head Kayak and HIke
Day 3MorningKenai Fjords National Park:
Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield
AfternoonKenai Fjords National Park:
Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield
EveningResurrection River Trail
Resurrect Art Coffeehouse
Sweet Darlings Ice Cream
Day 4MorningHiking Mt Marathon Trail
Resurrect Art Coffeehouse
AfternoonWildlife Conservation Center
Girdwood Brewing 
Virgin Creek
EveningCheck into Airbnb – Girdwood
Day 5MorningHiking the Portage Pass Trail
AfternoonPrince William Sound Glacier and Wildlife Boat Tour
EveningByron Glacier Trail
Day 6MorningPotter Marsh Boardwalk
Eklutna Lake
Thunderbird Falls 
Mirror Lake
AfternoonFlattop Mountain
EveningGirdwood Brewing
Day 7MorningFlight to Denali National Park and Glacier Landing
AfternoonThe Ice Cream Shop Girdwood
Girdwood Brewing
EveningJack Sprat (take out)
Day 8MorningTony Knowles Coastal Trail  (Point Woronzof Park,
Earthquake Park, Lake Hood, Kincaid Park)
AfternoonTravel to airport
Return car rental

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