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If you’ve always wanted to road trip the iconic Alaska Highway, now’s the time to stop dreaming and start planning. Why? Because 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the highway’s construction, which was part of the US war effort.
From northeastern BC’s Mile 0 at Dawson Creek, the route stretches 1,523 miles (2,451 kilometres) to Fairbanks, Alaska. Highlights along the way include pristine fishing spots, serene hot springs, wildlife spotting, and dazzling northern lights. Community festivals, car rallies, and other events will mark the 75th-anniversary celebration. There’s never been a better time to hit the road.
We love getting a peek at our followers’ road-trip memories. Here are a few of the great Alaska Highway road trip Instagrams that inspired us in 2016. Keep sharing, and be sure to use the hashtag #exploreBC.
Megan and Emanuel provide photography tips in Behind the Lens: A Photography Road Trip Along BC’s Alaska Highway. And for help narrowing down your trip stops check out Five Places to Stop Along BC’s Alaska Highway, and Four Hidden Gems Along the Alaska Highway.
For details on the 75th-anniversary celebrations visit celebratealaskahighway.com.
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