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 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 self-driving itinerary 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 “self-drive” or a “rail and road” tour of the 49th U.S. state.

                        Map of Alaska Driving Distances 

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Alaska Driving Distances and Time Traveling Between Cities

Miles/Time in Hours

Anchorage
Chitina (1) 
Denali (2)
Fairbanks
Girdwood
Homer
Seward (3)
Talkeetna
Valdez
Anchorage
250 / 4.5 240 / 5 360 / 6.5 40 / 1 225 / 4.25 130 / 2.75 115 / 2.5 300 / 5.5
Chitina (1)
250 / 4.5 415 / 7.75 310 / 7 285 / 5.5 470 / 8.75 375 / 7.25 290 / 6 120 / 2.5
Denali (2)
240 / 5 415 / 7.75 125 / 2.5 275 / 5 460 / 8.25 365 / 6.75 155 / 3.25 465 / 8.5
Fairbanks
360 / 6.5 310 / 7 125 / 2.5 395 / 7.25 580 / 10.5 485 / 9 275 / 5.25 365 / 7
Girdwood
40 / 1 285 / 5.5 275 / 5 395 / 7.25 185 / 2.5 90 / 2 150 / 3 340 / 6
Homer
225 / 4.25 470 / 8.75 460 / 8.25 580 / 10.5 185 / 2.5 170 / 3.5 335 / 6.5 520 / 10
Seward (3)
130 / 2.75 375 / 7.25 365 / 6.75 485 / 9 90 / 2 170 / 3.5 240 / 5 425 / 8
Talkeetna
115 / 2.5 290 / 6 155 / 3.25 275 / 5.25 150 / 3 335 / 6.5 240 / 5 340 / 6.5
Valdez
300 / 5.5 120 / 2.5 465 / 8.5 365 / 7 340 / 6 520 / 10 425 / 8 340 / 6.5

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

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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.

Duration: 9 Days
Starting at: $1609 / per person

Enjoy Alaska’s best resorts and best winter outdoor activities and travel through spectacular winter scenery on the Alaska Railroad. At the Alyeska Resort, located 40 miles... Read more.

Unique Itinerary
Duration: 14 Days
Starting at: $4869 / per person

Our Alaska’s National Parks Tour takes you into the heart of four of Alaska’s national parks, all of which provide unique experiences in some of the most remote and wild... Read more.

Duration: 8 Days
Starting at: $1049 / per person

This special winter driving tour, a “safari” by car, is for adventurous Alaska travelers who prefer to take on the challenges and rewards of an SUV self-driving tour in... Read more.