Sample Itineraries

These itineraries are created with the summer months in mind.
If you will be visiting in another time of year, please see those pages for relevant itineraries.
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2 Day Dash

DAY 1

Arrive in Denali mid-morning to mid-afternoon.
Have lunch and do some shopping
Afternoon Excursion – Ex: White Water Rafting, Horse-back riding, Zip-lining
Evening Meal
Evening Exploration – Ex: See the sled dog kennels and visit the DNP Visitor Center

DAY 2

Early Morning Wake-Up Call
Bus tour into Denali National Park (Bring a box lunch)
Return to accommodations midafternoon or early evening
Do a short hike in Denali Park front-country
Evening Meal
Relax and pack for tomorrow’s departure!

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3 Day Glimpse

DAY 1

Arrive in Denali mid-morning to mid-afternoon.
Have lunch and orient yourself.
Afternoon Excursion – Ex: ATV ride, photography tour, visit a sled dog team
Evening Meal (Fine Dining)
Relax and recharge

DAY 2

Early Morning Wake-Up Call
Bus tour into Denali National Park (Bring a box lunch)
Return to accommodations midafternoon
Walk Denali Park Canyon and shop for keepsakes
Evening Meal (Relaxed and casual)
Relaxation Time

DAY 3

Wake up at your leisure
Visit Denali Nation Park Visitor Center
Hike!   Do it yourself, or hire a guide.
Lunch on the go
Another excursion opportunity, Ex: helicopter tour, play golf, go fly-fishing
Evening Meal (Take-out in your room)
Relax and pack for tomorrow’s departure!

5 Day Immersion

DAY 1

Arrive in Denali mid-morning to mid-afternoon.
Have lunch and stretch your legs
Afternoon excursion, Ex: covered wagon ride, Jeep tour, guided hike
Evening Meal (Food truck)
Relax and recharge

DAY 2

Wake up at your leisure
Full day hike or bike Denali Park Road!   Do it yourself, or hire a guide.
Take your lunch on the go
Evening Meal (Pizza & Beer)

DAY 3
Early Morning Wake-Up Call
Bus tour into Denali National Park (Bring a box lunch)
Return to accommodations midafternoon or early evening
Evening Meal (Outdoor Dining)
Relaxation Time

DAY 4

Wake up at your leisure
Morning Hike, Ex: Horseshoe Lake, OxBow Trail, Dragonfly Falls
Lunch
Explore another nearby community
Evening Meal (Dinner Theater Show)
Evening Activity (drive into Denali National Park, take an excursion)

DAY 5

Wake up at your leisure
Enjoy some coffee while picking out souvenirs
Explore the Denali Hwy
Eat lunch at an open Lodge on the Denali Hwy
Take a tour on the Denali Highway (Gold panning, mining tours, etc)
Return in evening for a late dinner
Pack and relax!

 

 

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