The goal of this road trip was to drive my 1994 Honda Accord into our planet's arctic regions north of the Arctic Circle. I also managed to get in quite a bit of sightseeing at other "Far North" locales, such as the subarctic regions of the Yukon Territory and Alaska.
Odometer reading before the trip: 176,776 miles Odometer reading after the trip: 183,825 miles Flat tires: 1 Windshield rock chips: 3 Nights spent in hotel rooms: 13 Nights spent sleeping in a tent: 8 Nights spent at a primitive hostel: 1 Fun had: a whole lot!
Photos I took on this trip are separated into these 13 pages:
- The Drive North
- Leaving Portland, and traveling through British Columbia to the town of Prince George.
- The Alaska Highway in British Columbia
- Arriving at the southern terminus of the Alaska Highway in Dawson Creek, BC, and traveling north towards the Yukon.
- Yukon Territory
- Traveling on the Alaska Highway in the Yukon through the towns of Watson Lake and Whitehorse, and traveling the Klondike Highway north through the territory.
- Dempster Highway
- The scenic 450-mile gravel road leading to the Arctic.
- Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk
- The arctic towns of Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk in Canada's Northwest Territories.
- Dempster Highway, Revisited
- The drive back south on the Dempster Highway
- Dawson City, Yukon
- Home of the Klondike Gold Rush.
- Central Alaska
- Driving the Alaska Highway to Fairbanks.
- Denali National Park
- Home of the highest point in North America.
- Anchorage and Alaska's Kenai Peninsula
- Some nice scenery from southern Alaska.
- Leaving Alaska
- Traveling from the Anchorage area back to the Yukon.
- Whitehorse, Yukon
- Some more photos of Whitehorse on this return visit through the town.
- The Drive South
- Northwestern British Columbia along BC-37, Quesnel, the BC-99 route through Lillooet and Whistler, crossing the border, and some post-trip car photos.