This comprehensive self-drive gives you plenty of time in some of Alaska’s most popular destinations and epic landscapes.
Suggested route & duration
Suggested duration 13 nights Anchorage round-trip
• Anchorage: 2 nights
• Homer: 2 nights
• Seward: 2 nights
• Wasilla/Palmer: 1 night
• Valdez: 2 nights
• Fairbanks: 2 nights
• Denali: 2 nights
About this independent tour
SELF-DRIVE Great Alaska Self-drive is a recommended self-drive itinerary including 14 days car hire, accommodation for 13 nights in 3 and 4 star hotels and a personalised documentation pack.
Anchorage Enjoy time in Alaska’s best-loved and largest city, Anchorage. Backed by the Chugach Mountains and overlooking the waters of the Cook Inlet, it’s one of the country’s most picturesque cities.
Homer Set off for the charming town of Homer on Kachemak Bay. Take in the views of mountains, glaciers and the Homer Spit. You may choose to take a boat to the 400,000-acre Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park.
Kenai Fjords National Park Seward is the gateway to the Kenai Fjords National Park which is known for its varied wildlife, coastal landscapes and the many glaciers that flow from the Harding Icefield.
Fairbanks It’s a long drive to the gold-mining town of Fairbanks, so take your time soaking up the incredible Alaskan scenery. As you enjoy the long summer days you can take a cruise along the Chena River, take a step back in time at Pioneer Park or head out on a wildlife-
Denali National Park Before returning to Anchorage you’ll visit the breathtaking Denali National Park. Alaska’s most famous National Park is home to the United States’ highest mountain – the 6190-metre-high peak of Denali. The dramatic landscapes play host to a wide variety of wildlife species including grizzly bears, golden eagles, caribou and moose.
Tailor your tour
Tailor made The above itinerary is just a guide, don’t forget that you can tailor make your own American self-drive. Choose the number of nights, the hotel in which you stay and any optional excursions. Call today to discuss your ideal itinerary with one of our experienced Personal Travel Experts.
Good to know
Driving times are approximate and do not take into account peaks in traffic or time taken for sightseeing or comfort stops.