ALASKA TRIP


ALASKA

[AK] The Last Frontier

State Capital is Juneau.
Admitted to the Union on
January 3, 1959 as the 49th state.

CAMPGROUNDS VISITED

❌ PVT (0) • ❌ NPS (0) • ❌ USFS (0) • ❌ SP (0) • ❌ FREE (0)



Denali National Park has reservations through ReserveDenali.com
NOTE: Reservations open on December 1st for the following years camping season.
(roughly Memorial Day through Labor Day)


Federal Park campgrounds have reservations through Recreation.gov.
AS A GENERAL RULE most NPS campgrounds have NO reservation fee and reservations can be made on DAY OF ARRIVAL or up to 6 MONTHS in advance.
AS A GENERAL RULE most USFS campgrounds have an $8.00 non-refundable reservation fee per site and reservations must be made DAYS ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 MONTHS in advance.

State Park campgrounds have reservations through ReserveAmerica.
NOTE: There is a $5.00 non-refundable reservation fee per site.
Reservations must be made 2 DAYS ahead of arrival and can be made up to 7 MONTHS in advance.
NOTE: Reservations are available Memorial Day through Labor Day.


VisitedLocation
(MP1221) - Alaska/Canadian Border Sign (photo op)
Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge -
(MP1314) - Mainstreet Visitor’s Center in Tok
(MP1442) - End of the Alaska Highway at Delta Junction
To Do List for while in Valdez:
Visit the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive
Fishing Trip
To Do List for while near Wrangell-St. Elias National Park:
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park -
Travel upon the Kuskulana River Bridge
Visit the Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark
To Do List for while in Fairbanks:
Travel the Steese Highway to Circle (312 miles RT)
Travel the Elliott Highway to Manley Hot Springs (314 miles RT)
Travel the Dalton Highway to The Artic Circle Monument Sign (390 miles RT)
⛺ Spend one night tent camping inside of The Arctic Circle
Visit the Fairbanks Antler Arch
Visit the Polaris sculpture
Visit the Aurora Ice Museum
Visit the University of Alaska's Museum of the North
Attend the Midnight Sun Festival on June 21st
To Do List for while in Denali National Park:
Denali National Park -
⛺ Spend one night tent camping at Wonder Lake Campground - (closed in 2022)
To Do List for while near Talkeetna:
Search out the Dr. Seuss House (aka The Goose Creek Tower)
Flightseeing tour over Denali
To Do List for while in Homer:
Travel the Sterling Highway to Soldotna, Kenai and finally Homer
Visit the Salty Dawg Saloon
Take the ferry to Seldovia for lunch
To Do List for while in Seward:
Kenai Fjords National Park -
Take a Glacier Cruise
Visit the Alaska Sealife Center
To Do List for while near Whittier:
Travel the Seward Highway to Seward, Hope and finally Whittier
Travel through the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel - (North America's longest tunnel)
Check out the Buckner Building
To Do List for while near Anchorage:
Ride the Alaska Railroad's Denali Star Route - (Anchorage to Talkeetna RT)
Ride the Alaska Railroad's Coastal Classic Route - (Anchorage to Seward RT)
Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center
Travel the Glenn Highway from Anchorage to Palmer and Glennallen
To Do List for while in Haines and Skagway:
Ride the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway
The following National Park properties are not reachable by truck and travel trailer:
Glacier Bay National Park
Katmai National Park
Lake Clark National Park
Kobuk Valley National Park
Gates of the Arctic National Park
Aniakchak National Monument
Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Misty Fjords National Monument
Admiralty Island National Monument
MUST TASTE - Berry Cobler
MUST TASTE - King Crab
MUST TASTE - Anything Salmon
MUST TASTE - Reindeer Sausage
W ASTE away a day just relaxing
E XPLORE an Atlas Obscura destination
L OCATE a geocache
O VERNIGHT in a State Park and the 2 National Forests -

Chugach
National Forest

Tongass
National Forest

V ENTURE OUT on a hike
E NJOY a nighttime campfire
D INE OUTDOORS - enjoy a meal outdoors
I NTRODUCE ourselves to a campground neighbor
T AKE TIME to enjoy a sunrise/sunset/moonrise