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Alaska
Alaska
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Alaska Road Trip

Anchorage - Denali N.P. - Fairbanks - Tok - Glennallen - Glacier View - Whittier - Homer

Expect on your Alaska Road Trip Itinerary

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Wildlife
Road conditions
Urban life
Historical sites
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  • Motorhome Site
  • Hotels
  • Beach
  • Culture
  • Historical sites
  • Landscape
  • Camping
  • Restaurants
8 Stages 1,353 mi 2.7 h/stage

Best months to drive Alaska Road Trip in Alaska

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Alaska Road Trip Itinerary

If you are looking for one of the most alluring road trips in Alaska, Alaska Road Trip will definitely come up to your expectations. Our tour is an answer to the needs of tourist. If you choose this road trip, you will enjoy passing through such places as Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Tok. The road plan presented in this article was designed for 10 days of travel, however, you can surely complete it in 7. Our road trip can be treated like a base that can be easily extend your tour. There are 1,353mi to travel, and you will spend on average 2.7 hours a day driving. Sit comfortably in the driver’s seat and let’s start the journey!
10 number of days
1,353 mi route length
high budget
tourist good for
on the right traffic direction
moderate accident level
During Alaska Road Trip, tourists will have a superb opportunity to admire scenic natural jewels. The whole experience during the adventure will be stress-free, and you will visit plenty of interesting spots. The high density of green zones on our journey gives you with an opportunity to spot multiple wildlife examples. If tourists are expecting to take advantage of comfortable places to sleep, the accommodation options on the way do not offer top comfort, yet they still are good value for money. The road trip is a more pricey budget option. Travelling on the right and a moderate number of accidents are characteristic features of the road environment in the region. The period of time recommended to take our trip is between June and August.

  Anchorage
Distance: 1,353 mi, Driving time: 24.4 h, Pace: fast
Airports: ANC

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1 Anchorage - Denali N.P.
Distance: 163 mi, Driving time: 2.9 h, Pace: fast
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2 Denali N.P. - Healy - Fairbanks
Distance: 203 mi, Driving time: 3.4 h, Pace: fast
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3 Fairbanks - Tok
Distance: 202 mi, Driving time: 3.3 h, Pace: fast
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4 Tok - Glennallen
Distance: 139 mi, Driving time: 2.7 h, Pace: fast
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5 Glennallen - Glacier View
Distance: 80 mi, Driving time: 1.3 h, Pace: fast
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6 Glacier View - Anchorage - Whittier
Distance: 158 mi, Driving time: 3.1 h, Pace: fast
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7 Whittier - Cape May - Homer
Distance: 185 mi, Driving time: 3.6 h, Pace: fast
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8 Homer - Anchorage
Distance: 223 mi, Driving time: 4.1 h, Pace: fast
dining venues scenic road junction of road trips interesting  historic site accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

  Anchorage
Airports: ANC

Alaska Road Trip Summary

We hope that our itinerary idea gave you multiple inspirations for your future holiday excursions.
Our tour can be used as a base that you can recreate in its entirety or only partially and that can be enriched with diverse beauty spots.
If travelling by car is your plan when exploring highlights around Alaska, there are a number of vital road rules to follow and a bunch of things to remember to ensure safety. These tips will also become useful for holidaymakers who opt for vehicle hire or renting a camper.
There are a number of road regulations to be mindful of while travelling around Alaska. When moving around Alaska in a car, it is best to avoid spirits at all costs. Tourists ought to remember that the legal alcohol limit is extremely low and equals only 0.5‰. Exceeding the maximum allowed speed limit, which is 25mph, when travelling around the urban areas may result in a speeding ticket. When it comes to rural areas, you should bear in mind that the maximum car speed is 45mph. While on highways, you can drive at the maximum car speed of 80mph. We recommend driving with your headlights on at daytime and equipping your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit to increase the safety.
But what are the costs of the whole trip. The amount of money that you have to spend depends on the budget option of your choice. Below, you will find the budget possibilities.
We estimate that the budget option when it comes to fuel to cover the planned 1,353mi across Alaska will cost approximately 213 GBP. Travel expenses connected with economy accommodation options will cost up to around 561 GBP. The travel expenses connected with restaurants and food within this option will cost up to around 459 GBP. Travellers will have to pay approximately 319 GBP if they go for the budget car rental offer as well. Thus, going for vehicle rental will increase the expenses of the road trip from around 1,233 GBP to more or less 1,552 GBP.
Travellers who seek greater comfort and the standard option will pay approximately 276 GBP for the fuel needed to cover the itinerary. If you are into standard accommodation options, expect that the expenses may amount up to roughly 842 GBP. The standard option in terms of food and restaurants can cost up to about 612 GBP. Travellers who want to cover the tour in a standard rental car should expect a cost of approximately 383 GBP. Drivers who would like to rent a car will pay approximately 2,113 GBP for the whole itinerary, whereas those who are not interested in car hire will spend roughly 1,730 GBP.
Drivers who are searching for the highest level of convenience will be pleased with the premium offer. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total about 3,310 GBP for holidaymakers who are considering vehicle hire and 1,730 GBP for those who do not need a hire car. Travellers who want to cover the road trip in a premium hire car should expect a cost of roughly 638 GBP. When it comes to the top standard configuration of the trip, the gasoline cost will amount to 351 GBP. Travellers who are interested in top services in all aspects of their trip should expect to pay around 1,403 GBP for overnight stays and about 918 GBP for restaurants and food.
Alaska Road Trip is also an exquisite opportunity for all camper enthusiasts. When it comes to this means of transport, you should expect the costs of around 1,913 GBP. You will spend about 415 GBP on gasoline allowing to cover all stages of the trip. Holidaymakers who are interested in camper hire should expect to pay around 234 GBP for overnight stays and around 459 GBP for expenses connected with food.
The section Road Trip Costs presents all the above details in an easy to follow manner.
The part of Alaska showed in our itinerary idea is most enjoyable between June and August. There are numerous beautiful adventures that are available on our website if Alaska Road Trip has inspired you. Hopefully, the wide spectrum of ideas will surely meet the expectations of the most demanding holidayers.
  • Road Trip Costs
  • How much does it cost to go on a Alaska Road Trip in Alaska?
  • Economy
    Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 319 GBP
    • drive & more 213 GBP
    • sleep & more 561 GBP
    • eat & more 459 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,233 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,552 GBP
  • Standard
    Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 383 GBP
    • drive & more 276 GBP
    • sleep & more 842 GBP
    • eat & more 612 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,730 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 2,113 GBP
  • Premium
    High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 638 GBP
    • drive & more 351 GBP
    • sleep & more 1,403 GBP
    • eat & more 918 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 2,672 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 3,310 GBP
  • Camper
    On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self cooking. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 1,913 GBP
    • drive & more 415 GBP
    • sleep & more 234 GBP
    • eat & more 459 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,108 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 3,021 GBP

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Facts for safer driving in Alaska

drink drive limit
0.5
max speed urban
25 mph
max speed rural
45 mph
max speed highway
80 mph
headlights at daytime
off
fire extinguisher
yes
tolls
yes
seat belts
yes