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Self-Drive

Self Drive Tours for independent travelers with accommodations, rental car assistance & roadtrip routes.

There’s nothing like exploring Alaska on a self-drive tour on a road trip by rental car or RV. Our independent Alaska roadtrip routes and tour itineraries take you to many of Alaska’s most popular destinations and typically are 8 to 15 days in length, transporting you along the Alaska Highway and other Alaska roadways. Some of our Alaska driving routes also include travel aboard the Alaska Railroad or on the Alaska Marine Highway ferry. We can help you customize your Alaska self-drive tour to allow you to spend exactly the amount of vacation time where you want to, when you want to and how you want to.

Browse our many self-drive tours below to explore Alaska at your own pace, get creative with your Alaska itinerary and reserve the driving trip that maximizes your fun in America’s Last Frontier.

 

 

Choose from 15 vacations in Alaska related to Self-Drive

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All Alaska Classic Self Drive Tour

Explore three of Alaska's National Parks: Denali, Wrangell - St. Elias and Kenai Fjords. Great wildlife viewing opportunities throughout. Travel on four designated National Scenic Byways showcasing the natural beauty of Alaska with its jagged mountain peaks, lush alpine... Browse tour

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Great Alaskan Road Trip

Explore Denali, Seward, and the Matanuska Valley with the freedom of a rental car. These three destinations complement each other with a variety of natural beauty from mountains to valleys to coastline. The bus tour into Denali National Park... Browse tour

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Family Fun Vacation by Car

A great family itinerary designed to allow for a leisurely travel pace with plenty of time for family oriented activities. Top destinations include Denali and Kenai Fjords National Parks. Touring highlights include riding aboard a "whistle stop" train operated... Browse tour

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Alaska Highlights Self-Drive Tour

This independent Alaska self-drive tour features many of the state's most popular attractions and scenic road ways. Visit Denali National Park and Kenai Fjords National Park as well as the cities of Anchorage, Fairbanks, Valdez and Seward. The circular... Browse tour

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Circle Alaska Adventure Tour

Ride the Alaska Railroad, explore Denali National Park, search for gold, meet a sled dog team and much more! Travel abroad the Alaska Railroad to Denali and Fairbanks and by car to Valdez, Seward and Anchorage. We have tailored... Browse tour

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Alaska by Rail and Car Tour

This rail and road trip takes you from Anchorage to Fairbanks on a classic Alaska train trip aboard the Alaska Railroad with an independent tour by car from Fairbanks to Valdez, driving the scenic Richardson and Glenn Highways. The... Browse tour

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Alaska’s National Parks Tour by Car

Visit 4 National Parks: Kenai Fjords, Denali, Wrangell-St. Elias and Katmai (or Lake Clark National Park for bear viewing). Plus, an add-on opportunity for a 5th national park with a visit to Gates of the Arctic National Park (please... Browse tour

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Discover Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula by Car

A relaxed driving tour of the Kenai Peninsula and day-cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park. Enjoy unlimited mileage in your midsize rental vehicle. Overnight stops in Seward, Homer and Soldotna provide opportunities for world class sport fishing, glacier... Browse tour

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Alaska Lodge Driving Tour

Travel to off the beaten path locations including overnights at wilderness lodges and inns that offer options for hiking, kayaking and canoeing adventures. The touring route includes a spectacular flight into expansive Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, as... Browse tour

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Alaska’s Finest Self Driving Tour

Designed for independent traveler's seeking the best available accommodations Alaska has to offer while road touring. Enjoy spectacular mountain, glacial and coastal scenery while visiting several must see locations such as Prince William Sound and Talkeetna. Also includes two... Browse tour

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Nome & the Bering Land Bridge by Car

This unique itinerary takes you to the remote Seward Peninsula. Included is round trip air travel from Anchorage to Nome for three nights and three days car rental to explore this diverse region independently. The Nome area offers an... Browse tour

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