Ideas for your drive North to Alaska

Are you interested in a trip to Alaska that focuses on native American culture, unique food offerings or hitting every hot spring on your way north?  These trip ideas will help make your trip North to Alaska a success.

Before you go, take in the history of the Alaska Highway's construction and see what awaits you with our interactive map of the original route.

a plate of blueberry pancakes with bananas and syrup Liard River Hot Springs blanketed with snow

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Traveling from Alberta to Alaska via Yukon and the Alaska Highway offers visitors a stretch of road that travels through some of the world’s most wildly beautiful areas, filled with jaw- dropping scenery, wildlife sightings galore and historic communities that hold proudly to their frontier roots.

Embark from one of Canada’s largest cities and travel to some of the least populated places in North America, all while enjoying views of mountains, glaciers and wildlife. You will follow the trail of hopeful prospectors to the epicenter of the Klondike Gold Rush in Dawson City, Yukon.

Glide quietly past the dense spruce forests of the British Columbia coastline, and along the shores of Alaska’s Inside Passage. A fleet of ferries carries passengers and vehicles along what is known as a marine highway – an interconnected network of communities accessible by sea.