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    Alaska Highway road trip

    Our Alaska Highway road trip is going to be an exciting travel adventure. Follow our boomer road trip on the Alaska Highway: We'll take a B.C. ferry from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert before beginning a road trip that takes us to Stewart and Iskut, B.C., Teslin, Whitehorse and Dawson City, Yukon plus Tok and Girdwood, Alaska. In Whittier, we'll board a ferry for a 4-day ride on the Alaska Marine Highway to Bellingham, WA. Use our ideas to plan your own Alaska Highway road trip. Look for #YukonHo!

    Alaska Highway road trip

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    I didn't see the Aurora Borealis on my Alaska Highway road trip. But it's on my travel bucket list. One of these days!

    The Milepost is a must for road trippers to Alaska, The Yukon or British Columbia. This book is key when travel planning for an Alaska Highway road trip.

    Imagine a mining camp turned near-ghost town, crossed with a kitschy tourist trap. Give it a single-digit population, then put it several hours away from the nearest town, along a rarely used, questionably maintained, road to nowhere. Welcome to Chicken, Alaska. It's a fun stop when you travel on an Alaska Highway road trip.

    Alaska Marine Highway System. Drive your car onto this ferry and explore Alaska. This cruise made a fun conclusion to our Alaska Highway road trip.

    An Alaska Highway road trip is the adventurer's Yellow Brick Road, winding its way through a fairyland of rugged mountains and pristine lakes to the treasures of central Alaska. Discover basic tips in this USA Today article.

    View from the top of the world, Top of the World Highway that is. Add this remote drive to your Alaska Highway road trip itinerary.

    Remembering the funky garden art at the Ripley Creek Inn in Stewart, BC, on our Alaska Highway road trip.

    Yes, you will find fall color on a September Alaska Highway road trip. Glenn Highway (also the Tok cutoff) travels from Tok to Anchorage. Be sure to stop at Eureka summit for this awesome view.

    Glenn Highway

    Take an Alaska Fall Road Trip. You'll discover beautiful autumn colors and no bugs! Fall travel at its best! Read our tips for what to see, where to stay and what to to do.

    Glenn Hway

    What a great Alaska side trip: Secret Waterfall, Alyeska, Girdwood, #Alaska

    Waterfall near Mile 105

    Chicken, Alaska. One of our fun finds on an Alaska Highway road trip. You'll find Chicken when driving Top of the World Highway.

    Town of Chicken

    Mile Zero on The World Famous Alaska Highway [PHOTOS]

    Mile Zero Stone Cairn Marker

    Muncho Lake is a beautiful stop on any Alaska Highway road trip. Photo details: Muncho Lake by musubk, via Flickr

    Yukon River - Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. You'll see this beautiful river when your Alaska Highway road trip stops in Whitehorse.

    Yukon Visitor Information Centre

    Standing on Deck 6 of the Prince Rupert Ferry looking for whales.

    If your Alaska Highway road trip takes you all the way to Chena Hot Springs Resort, near Fairbanks, be sure to take a dip.

    Chena Hot Springs

    You might see a Lynx, when your Alaska Highway road trip stops at Denali National Park. photo by DenaliNPS

    Denali National Park & Preserve

    Use our Alaska Travel Planning Guide to plan your travels in #Alaska.

    Another great add-on excursion to your Alaska Highway road trip: Denali National Park, Alaska.

    Denali National Park

    Take an Alaska Highway side trip: "Hatcher Pass Lodge - Palmer, AK Nestled in beautiful Hatcher Pass just a mile from Independence Mine, Hatcher Pass Lodge offers a rustic, breathtaking setting for your next Alaskan Adventure. Cute, cozy cabins are situated just down the mountain from the main lodge where you can sip a hot buttered rum and watch the world below. The lodge is a great starting point for hiking and skiing. Don't expect anything fancy, but it's true Alaskan experience!"

    Hatcher Pass Lodge

    You'll see this gorgeous scene on the Glenn Highway near Palmer, #Alaska. "King Mountain and Matanuska River in Alaska, USA (by Joe Ganster)"

    Matanuska River

    Mountains of Canada's Inside Passage make a beautiful addition to your Alaska Highway road trip. Take the Prince Rupert Ferry to see them.

    Explore Matanuska Glacier when your Alaska Highway road trip travels on the Glenn Highway.

    Matanuska Glacier

    Alaska Travel Planning Resources includes the online links, books, guides and products that we used to plan our Alaska travels. Great for Alaska Highway road trips or planning cruise excursions or any travel to Alaska.

    Standing on Deck 6 of the Prince Rupert Ferry looking for whales. A fun diversion on an Alaska Highway road trip.