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RV Travel - Alaska/Yukon

The Milepost 2014
This has been the travel guide to the Alaska Highway for the past 66 years. Now not only a mile-by-mile guide to "the Alcan", but to all of Alaska, the Yukon and western NWT as well as the major access routes through Alberta and British Columbia.

Traveler's Guide to Alaskan Camping: Alaska and Yukon Camping With RV or Tent
by Mike Church and Terri Church
Rolling Homes Press; 6th edition, January 2014
Commonly called "Church's Guide". Detailed routes and advice for heading into the wilds of Alaska and northwestern Canada are provided in this guide for RV and tent campers. This grand tour of Alaska covers in detail the Alaskan Highway, routes throughout the Yukon and Alaskan outback, and the ferry system in southeast Alaska. Campgrounds throughout the region are listed with pictures, descriptions of amenities and recreational opportunities, maps, and contact information for each.

2014 Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory
by Good Sam
Second edition, January 2014
1,994 pages
Bills itself as "The Most Comprehensive RV Resource Ever!" Included in the 2014 edition are brand new special features: A First-Time RV BuyersÕ Guide and RV Trips of a Lifetime.

Alaska Off the Beaten Path
by Deb Vanasse and Melissa DeVaughn
Globe Pequot; 6th edition, February 2008
224 pages
In a state where everything is a bit off the beaten path, this guide deliberately includes some of Alaska's most offbeat attractions. Visit the driftwood-covered Arctic Brotherhood Hall in Skagway or the smallest desert in the world in southern Yukon; or try gourmet pickled fiddlehead ferns near Talkeetna.

Alaska For Dummies
By Charles P. Wohlforth
For Dummies: 5th edition, March 2011
456 pages
Like every For Dummies travel guide, Alaska For Dummies, 4th Edition includes:
* Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
* What you shouldn't miss and what you can skip
* The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
* Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages
Whether you want to get up close and personal (but not too close or too personal!) with bears, explore the native heritage with its great totem poles, clan houses, and Iñupiat artwork, enjoy outdoor adventures, or just soak up the magnificent, unspoiled scenery, you’re on your way to a great Alaskan escape.

Murray's Guide to the South Klondike Highway
by Murray Lundberg
ExploreNorth: May 2014
This 34-page, mile-by-mile guide (with 54 photos) will show you the points of interest along the South Klondike Highway and the Dyea Road. The South Klondike Highway runs 98 miles (157.7 km) from Skagway (Alaska) through Fraser (British Columbia) and Carcross (Yukon) to the Alaska Highway at a point 10 miles east of Whitehorse. The guide is a download in pdf format.

Guide to the Alaska Highway
by Ron Dalby
Menasha Ridge Press; 2nd Edition, April 2011
Where to camp, how to prepare your vehicle for the journey, and insightful driving tips including where to spot wildlife, some good fishing holes, and important destination highlights.

Backroad Mapbook: Northern BC Outdoor Recreation Guide
Mussio Ventures, May 2012
The maps in this 181-page book highlight the backroad and logging road networks, trails systems and recreation opportunities in Central and Northern BC. A unique feature of the maps is that all recreation activities are labeled, allowing for quick and easy referencing when researching a specific area. Further, no other source provides as much detail and accuracy on the road and trail networks throughout the north.
Sample map (opens in a new window)

Other volumes cover many other areas across Canada.

Alaska Atlas and Gazetteer
Delorme Mapping Company; 5th edition January 2004
The first choice of outdoors enthusiasts. Beautiful, detailed, large-format maps of every state. Perfect for home and office reference, and a must for all your vehicles.

The World-Famous Alaska Highway: A Guide to the Alcan & Other Wilderness Roads of the North
by Tricia Brown
Fulcrum Publishing: 4th edition, April 2011
Advice on preparing for your trip, as well as providing a guide to everything from events and campgrounds to the best viewpoints along the higways.

Scenic Driving Alaska and the Yukon
by Erik Molvar
Globe Pequot; 2nd edition, August 2005
336 pages
Pack up the car and enjoy thirty-one drives through some of the most spectacular scenery in the North Country. This indispensable highway companion maps out trips for exploring scenic byways and gravel highways, from the majestic beauty of snowcapped Denali in the Alaska Range and the lush coastal forests of British Columbia's Inside Passage in the south, to the vast expanse of the Yukon's Arctic tundra and far into the upper reaches of the Northwest Territories. Inside you'll find itineraries ranging from 41 miles to more than 1,390 miles in length, with route maps for each drive




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