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11 days in Alaska itinerary

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Below is the itinerary. I will appreciate any feedback from the experts.

A little bit about us ... we are a couple in our early 30s who love an active vacation but at a reasonable pace. I have tried to stay at each place at least 2/3 days.

25th pickup avis car from airport
overnight anchorage

26th Anchorage Museum 9am
midday drive from Anchorage to Seward slowly ...
Iditarod Sled Tour (1:45pm, 3:30pm. 6pm) - 90 minutes
Sealife Center in Seward - open till 9pm overnight seward

27th seward, Major Marine Kenia Fjord Cruise full day - 10am to 5:30pm overnight seward

28th exit glacier, 4 hour trek upto Meadows by park ranger 9:30am
drive from seward to whittier to palmer ... with long stop at whittier
overnight stay at palmer overnight palmer

29th independence mine and hatcher pass hiking all day or just relax in cabin
overnight palmer

30th morning drive to talkeetna, talkeetna lake park hike (3miles easy)
morning flight of denali ... Talkeetna Air Taxi
Do hike at Denali State Park- Byers Lake Loop Trail
Drive up to Denali, collect tickets, do savage river loop trail overnight denali


1st Denali, bus to wilderness and hikes (wonder lake shuttle)
(Horseshoe Lake Hike or McKinley Station Walk) overnight denali

2nd Denali, bus to wilderness and hikes (Eilson shuttle)
Eielson Alpine Hike (1000 ft/3 hrs) overnight denali

3rd drive to tangle river inn, canoe the lakes, hike the gulcana glacier
overnight golkana

4th drive to valdez ... hike up thompson pass .. worthington glacier overnight valdez


5th full day sea kayaking sloup glacier/columbia glacier overnight valdez

6th drive from valdez to anchorage via matanuska catch flight at midnight
MICA Guides Ice Trek (9:30am, 11:30am, 2pm, 4:30pm)
Hike Byron Trail or any other trail near anchorage

I also would like to find out if there are any major attractions that we ought to do that we are missing.
I am also debating whether to skip Valdez and go to McCarthy to see the Wrangler Ellis National Park.
Any guidance will be greatly appreciated.
Thank You

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