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Alaska Highlights by Motorhome

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ANCHORAGE | DENALI NATIONAL PARK | FAIRBANKS | GLENALLEN | VALDEZ | KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK

Alaska offers profoundly beautiful scenery and fantastic opportunities for wildlife viewing, travelling with a motorhome is an amazing way to explore this vast and remote wilderness which is home to Denali National Park and Mount McKinley.

14 Days
From £1002 per person

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  1. Day 1

    Anchorage

    Arrive in Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage. Explore the local museums and Native American history at leisure and absorb this city's wilderness setting. 

  2. Day 2

    Anchorage - Palmer (45 miles)

    Collect your motorhome and drive the Glenn Highway. Pass the townships of Eagle River and Chugiak and continue on towards Palmer. As you head through the Eklutna Flats, enjoy the towering vistas of the Chugach and Talkeetna Mountains, and catch a glimpse of Pioneer Peak, the closest peak in the distance.

     

  3. Day 3

    Palmer - Denali National Park (200 miles)

    Head to Denali National Park along the Parks Highway. Drive through the Matanuska-Susitna Valley towards the Denali National Park, perhaps stopping in the small community of Talkeetna for a glimpse of local life. Settle at your RV Park and relax in the incredible wilderness setting.

  4. Day 4

    Denali National Park

    Stunning Denali National Park covers 6 million acres of wild land, with a mix of the Taiga forest and high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, with North America’s tallest peak, Mount McKinley, standing tall. Spot the local wild inhabitants with moose, caribou and bear in their natural setting. Perhaps take a 7-hour Tundra Wildlife Tour into the park and  

  5. Day 5

    Denali National Park - Fairbanks (125 miles)

    Continue on the Parks Highway north to Fairbanks driving past the incredible mountain and forest landscape. Pass through local communities including the old gold mining camp at Ester en route to Fairbanks.

  6. Day 6

    Fairbanks

    Explore this relaxed city at leisure. Stroll in Pioneer Park or perhaps visit the Chena River Recreation Area. 

  7. Day 7

    Fairbanks - Glenallen (180 miles)

    A day to admire the high passes of the Alaska Range, with abundant opportunities to spot wildlife such as caribou, moose and soaring birds. Arrive in the settlement of Glenallen, with its forest setting and mountain backdrop.

  8. Day 8

    Glenallan - Valdez (185 miles)

    Enjoy the spectacular drive on the Richardson Highway towards Valdez, with part of the route running parallel to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Enjoy incredible views of the Wrangell Mountains and drive by Worthington Glacier and through Keystone Canyon with its waterfalls. The town of Valdez has a stunning setting on the coast surrounded by mountains rising from the sea.

  9. Day 9

    Valdez

    Relax and explore Valdez at leisure. Whilst it's a small settlement of approximately 4,000 locals, it's stunning location and surrounding areas offer much to see. Perhaps enjoy a cruise on Prince William Sound, sea kayaking or view the Valdez Glaciers.

  10. Day 10

    Valdez - Seward (380 miles)

    Leave early for a long day on the road with the drive back to Glenallen and then to Seward, but the views are worth it. Alternatively, if the schedule allows, travel the Alaska Marine Highway Ferry to Whittier, travelling through Prince William Sound. Please note that if taking the ferry, after disembarking in Whittier you will need to travel through the Whittier-Portage Tunnel, which is only open to the public during specific hours. The last leg of the drive brings you to Seward and the access point to the beautiful Kenai Fjords National Park.

  11. Day 11

    Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords National Park is home to a wealth of wildlife and the natural fjord setting is a photographers paradise. Perhaps take a wildlife cruise and watch for orca, humpback whales, sea lions and otters.

  12. Day 12-13

    Seward - Anchorage

    Leave Seward behind and return to Anchorage along the Seward Highway. Stop overnight in Anchorage before dropping off your motorhome the following morning in time for your onward flight. 

  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Anchorage
  • 12 nights C19 motorhome hire
  • 2 Personal Kits
  • Unlimited kilometres
  • SAVE 15% when you book before 31 Dec 17
  • Flights to/from Alaska
  • Optional Valdez to Whittier ferry
  • Campgrounds
  • National Park
  • Meals
  • Fuels, tolls & parking
  • Transfers

Departs: Monday to Friday 01 Jun - 30 Sep

*Dates may vary depending the opening dates of campgrounds. Campgrounds in Alaska operate seasonal opening dates and therefore please check your route for available RV Parks. Pre-booking is highly recommended.

 

The choice of campground is up to you, we suggest the following for location and use of www.koa.com (Kampgrounds of America) or www.nps.gov and www.recreation.gov for national parks to make selections and bookings.

  • Mt View RV Park, Palmer
  • Riley Creek Campground, Denali NP
  • River's Edge Resort Campground, Fairbanks
  • Tolsona Wilderness Campground, Glenallen
  • Bear Paw RV Park, Valdez
  • Stoney Creek RV Park, Seward
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Alaska Highlights by Motorhome
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