Driving Tours

All of our Self-Drive Tours, some of which also include travel on the Alaska Railroad, make Travelling around Alaska Independently an Effortless and Enjoyable Experience. Each tour includes accommodation, car rental and Expert Travel Tips to meet a Wide Range of Interests.

Alaska driving vacations and road trips planned by our Alaska travel experts map out independent road trips through this unique destination on the route of your choice with none of the hassle of booking lodging and side trips along the way. We can plan your Alaska roadtrip itineraries and driving routes or customize your rail and road” vacation package while leaving you plenty of time for exploring Alaska on your own.

Do you like the flexibility of setting your own pace, stopping whenever you want and enjoying the freedom of the open road? Alaska visitors get a real sense of the size and grandeur of Alaska when they experience it on a driving tour or a “rail and road” tour of the 49th U.S. state. You can see our National Parks, hike up a glacier, visit historic towns and landmarks and see Alaska’s diverse wildlife, all from the comfort of your own vehicle.

Map of Alaska : Popular Driving Routes

Driving Distances Between Alaskan Cities (Miles)

Anchorage Chitina (1) Denali (2) Fairbanks Girdwood Homer Seward (3) Talkeetna Valdez
Anchorage 250 240 360 40 225 130 115 300
Chitina (1) 250 415 310 285 470 375 290 120
Denali (2) 240 415 125 275 460 365 155 465
Fairbanks 360 310 125 395 580 485 275 365
Girdwood 40 285 275 395 185 90 150 340
Homer 225 470 460 580 185 170 240 425
Seward (3) 130 375 365 485 90 170 240 425
Talkeetna 115 290 155 275 150 335 240 340
Valdez 300 120 465 365 340 520 425 340

(1) Chitina – Gateway to Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve
(2) Denali – Denali National Park Entrance
(3) Seward – Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park

Choose from 16 tours related to

Duration: 8 Days
Starting at: $1659 / per person

See Anchorage, Denali, Fairbanks, scenic Richardson Highway and Valdez. This tour combines a classic Alaska train trip aboard the Alaska Railroad with an independent tour by car... Read more.

Duration: 8 Days
Starting at: $1359 / per person

Designed for a lower budget, this self drive tour features two popular National Parks, Kenai Fjords and Denali. Enjoy stunning drives along scenic Alaska highways. You will have... Read more.

Duration: 9 Days
Starting at: $2059 / per person

Enjoy an in-depth active Alaska adventure! Raft, hike and discover amazing scenery on this self-drive tour. Visit Denali National Park on a transit bus giving you the opportunity... Read more.

Duration: 9 Days
Starting at: $2159 / per person

Especially designed for families, slow down, have fun and see major highlights including Denali National Park and Kenai Fjords National Park. The itinerary for this exciting family... Read more.

Duration: 15 Days
Starting at: $3329 / per person

This self-drive tour takes you from Anchorage to Talkeetna, Denali, Fairbanks, Kennicott, Valdez, Seward and Homer. This ultimate “All Alaska” driving tour provides you... Read more.

Duration: 2 Days
Starting at: $1559 / per person

During this 2-day Kodiak Island Alaska tour you explore Kodiak by car, or a guided sightseeing excursion. A bear viewing flight safari with expert pilot/guide is included as well.... Read more.

Duration: 13 Days
Starting at: $4500 / per person

Take in the grandeur, wildlife, and scenery of Alaska’s wilderness! During our Alaska Lodge tour you will stay in three lodges located within national parks in Alaska for an in... Read more.