Day 1 Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Set out on one of North America's most epic road trips from Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway in Dawson Creek, British Columbia. Stop in at the Alaska Highway House for general visitor information and historic tales from actual construction workers on the road. Spend some time at Mile Zero Rotary Park exploring the Walter Wright Pioneer Village, which depicts the building of the highway and the 1940s era.
Day 2 Fort Nelson, British Columbia
Originally a fur trading post, Fort Nelson prospered with the construction of the Alaska Highway and is now a bustling community of around 4,500 people. Visit the Fort Nelson Heritage Museum for a look at antique car and truck collections, historic buildings and artifacts. Note that this is the last full-service community before reaching Whitehorse, Yukon.
Day 3 Watson Lake, Yukon
Depending on time and preference, explore some of Canada's most scenic watersheds on the way to the community of Watson Lake. Summit Lake at historic milepost 392 is the highest summit along the Alaska Highway at 4,250 feet. Muncho Lake was originally a refueling stop at historical milepost 456 during the construction of the Alaska Highway. Today Muncho Lake Provincial Park and its picturesque surroundings is a favorite destination for Alaska-bound travelers. Upon arrival to the town of Watson Lake, Yukon, head to the Signpost Forest to add your city's sign or license plate to the collection. Spend time at Lucky Lake, a recreation site at the edge of town with the only outdoor waterslide in the Yukon.
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