As you make your way along the Alaskan Highway, a stop in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, is a must! It’s the largest community along the Alaskan Highway route. As the Yukon’s capital, it features plenty of fun spots to visit! The Yukon Transportation Museum is perfect for those who have a penchant for all things history and are fascinated with different modes of transportation, while the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Center offers a glimpse into the history of the natural world around us!
Take a ride on the Copperbelt Railway & Mining Museum, explore the S.S. Klondike, head out to Miles Canyon and appreciate the beautiful views, then head out to Yukon Wildlife Preserve to see animals native to Canada! While you’re taking some time to explore Whitehorse, unhitch the RV at Hi Country RV Park, which feels wonderfully rustic with sites surrounded by tall trees, yet is modernly convenient with a charming camp store, full restrooms, laundry, and a three-minute drive to downtown Whitehorse!
LIARD HOT SPRINGS PROVINCIAL PARK
This is a stop you definitely don’t want to miss! Stop and take a dip in the hot springs and soak away the tension you may have from the long drive along the Alaskan Highway! Not only are the 107-125 degree springs incredible, but the view is nothing short of stunning! It’s surrounded by lush vegetation and beautiful countryside for a completely relaxing experience.
This park also features a great campground that is open year round, so you can visit no matter the season. You can even take a dip in the springs in the winter! It’s pet friendly, and has great opportunities for hiking, cycling, and, if you’re lucky, you might spot a moose or other wildlife. The campground fills up fast in the summer, so make sure you plan ahead and make a reservation!
STONE MOUNTAIN PROVINCIAL PARK
British Columbia is just full of beauty! If you appreciate beautiful views and love hiking, wildlife viewing, cycling, and more, a stop at Stone Mountain Provincial Park is a must. This northern portion of the Rocky Mountains provides views that will simply take your breath away! There are trails ranging from 0.3 miles long all the way to 40 mile-long treks, with terrain ranging from lush green valleys to alpine landscape, so make sure you bring your hiking boots! There is a wonderful campground within the park, as well as opportunities for backcountry camping so you can truly get closer to nature!
There are countless other incredible sights to see along the Alaskan Highway, so make sure to research and make an itinerary so that you can make all the stops you want to and drink in as much of the beautiful Canadian countryside as you can!