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Alaska Highway

Delta Junction, AK
+1 907-895-5063
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The Milepost Travel Guide

Our journey was 44 days and 11292 miles of pure delight. Having the Milepost with us made It even... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
lberg13
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Madison, NH
Now Just Another Highway

Unfortunately most of the mystique is gone as are many of historic markers sites. Only a few of the... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
John K
,
Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Our journey was 44 days and 11292 miles of pure delight. Having the Milepost with us made It even more enjoyable. It is full of so much useful information. Landmarks, mountain and river names, forest fire history, historical sites, gas stations, restaurants, and on and...More

2  Thank lberg13
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately most of the mystique is gone as are many of historic markers sites. Only a few of the traditional lodges (gas, restaurant and motel) remain. The views can be good. The road can be rough and windshield damage likely. The provincial parks in Canada...More

2  Thank John K
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Lot's of construction and area's needing repair. A number of frost heaves. Glad we were not on motorcycles!

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Unlike other years, we have very few delays for road repairs this July! The small creeks along the Nabesna Road were shallow enough for us to drive all of the way to the end at Nabesna gold mine (it is closed to the public).

Thank DenaliRose
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We drove the section from Tetlin Junction to Haines Junction. The highway is an impressive feat of engineering, though there is not much to show for it along the way. The best section is further to the south of that stretch as there are amazing...More

Thank Edward W
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Just completed. Expect broken windshields due to gravel spread on ice and snow areas. Lots of commercial traffic, particularly logging trucks. Road surfaces are improved from last trip 18 months ago. Fuel availability was not an issue. Visibility and changing weather along with speed faster...More

2  Thank RER2
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

we have driven twice and it was great.n seeing all nature the animals I have never seen before it was breath taken, fresh air. the snow plants, water food. loved it all

1  Thank Guadalupe C
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We drove a RV from NY to Alaska and took three months. This road is an awesome, beautiful experience but be prepared to be nervous at times. We saw snowmen in August! We saw lightning and hail at the same time. Many people have flats...More

1  Thank outsidenow
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

FYI - if you come to Delta Junction after Labor Day, you won't see much as most is closed... but you can still stop and get a picture of the "end of the AlCan" sign. There are some neat little sculptures of mosquitos and a...More

Thank Antonia R
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been up and down the AK Highway starting at 3 months old, many many years later it still has breathtaking views.

Thank AkTomboy
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Response from lberg13 | Reviewed this property |
We drove the Alaska Highway so can only speak to the beauty of that. However we were told that if given the chance we should do the Cassiar. I thought the Yukon was the most beautiful part of the Alaska Highway, but in all... More
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Response from Jeanne H | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to the Yukon. Like a passport?
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Response from RER2 | Reviewed this property |
I have not stayed in a campground with a reservation and have made the drive twice in an RV. perhaps in some of the bigger city areas it would reduce stress to know where you would spend the night, and if they take... More
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