Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the heart of Alaska and The Yukon with our epic itinerary.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Juneau, the historic charm of Skagway, the wilderness of the Yukon, and the tranquility of Haines. This transformative experience goes beyond a vacation, offering a journey where nature reigns supreme, and memories are as vast as the landscapes you'll explore. Brace yourself for an extraordinary expedition through awe-inspiring vistas that define this region, making it more than just a road trip; it's an odyssey through untamed wilderness.
Day 1-2: Juneau – A Capital Experience
Kick off your adventure with an Alaska Airlines flight to Juneau, where breathtaking views welcome you to the Alaskan experience. Explore downtown Juneau's local art, cozy cafes, and Alaskan shops. Indulge in unforgettable seafood at Tracy's Crab Shack or savor flavors at Dave’s Fish Tacos. Discover the majesty of the Mendenhall Glacier and enjoy an epic Alaskan fishing experience.
Day 3: Skagway – A Stroll down Broadway
Hop on the Alaska Marine Highway to Skagway, known for its vibrant history and bustling cruise ship port. Take a leisurely stroll down Broadway, savoring halibut fish and chips at Skagway Brewing. Escape the crowds to explore Alaska's pristine wilderness beyond town limits. Skagway is your gateway to the untamed beauty that defines Alaska.
Day 4: Whitehorse – Yukon's Capital
Continue to Whitehorse, the capital of Canada's Yukon Territory. Marvel at Miles Canyon, opt for a scenic flight over Tombstone Territorial Park, or relax at the Hot Springs. Enjoy family-friendly activities at the waterfront park or take a trolley ride.
Day 5-6: Road to Haines – Embracing the Wilderness
Embark on a picturesque road trip from Whitehorse to Haines, relishing the extended daylight hours. Wildlife sightings are likely, so keep your camera ready. Disconnect and immerse yourself in the Yukon's wilderness, with hiking, photo opportunities, and lakeside exploration.
Day 7-10: Haines – Valley of the Eagles
Arrive in Haines and let the dramatic scenery captivate you. Spend 2-3 nights exploring the Valley of The Eagles, with state parks, kayaking, jet boat excursions, and flightseeing tours to Glacier Bay National Park. Embrace the unhurried pace of life in a town where residents live year-round.
This carefully crafted itinerary seamlessly blends the vibrant culture of Juneau, the historical allure of Skagway, the rugged wilderness of the Yukon, and the tranquil beauty of Haines. It's more than a vacation; it's a transformative odyssey where untamed wilderness reigns supreme, and landscapes unfold like captivating story chapters. Explore the heart of Alaska and the Yukon, where epic landscapes mirror grand experiences. May your memories be as vast and enduring as the landscapes you've had the privilege to explore. Visit our Visithaines website for more details and plan your journey today.