Route map for the nine day trip from Bellingham to Haines or Skagway

If you drive to Alaska and don't take the ferry you'll miss a spectacular part of the State. The ferry takes you through the Tongass National Forest and the Inside Passage, to more than a dozen communities that are not accessible by road. Also, traveling on the ferry from Bellingham to Haines or Skagway will save you about 1,500 miles of driving so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery.

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1 - 2

Ferry from Bellingham to Ketchikan (+)

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3 - 4

Ketchikan — Salmon Capital of the World (+)

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5 - 6

Ferry from Ketchikan to Juneau (+)

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6 - 7

Juneau — Alaska’s Capital City (+)

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8 - 9

Ferry to Haines or Skagway & On Up the Road (+)