The MILEPOST 2019: Alaska Travel Planner

August 7, 2019 - Comment

Described as the “quintessential reference” for Alaska travelers, The MILEPOST® offers mile-by-mile descriptions of more than 15,000 miles of road in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia and Alberta. Its 700-plus pages detail accommodations, camping, sightseeing, attractions and services, as well as fascinating facts on the history and wildlife of the North. Trip planning help

Described as the “quintessential reference” for Alaska travelers, The MILEPOST® offers mile-by-mile descriptions of more than 15,000 miles of road in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia and Alberta. Its 700-plus pages detail accommodations, camping, sightseeing, attractions and services, as well as fascinating facts on the history and wildlife of the North. Trip planning help and answers to frequently asked questions are addressed in the Travel Planning section, with features on crossing the border, traveling with pets, the Alaska ferry system, driving conditions, railroads, tours and wildlife. Suggested itineraries are mapped out to help travelers plan their trips.

The 2019 edition of The MILEPOST® is the 71st edition of this classic travel guide, which was first published in 1949 as a 72-page guide to the recently opened Alaska (“Alcan”) Highway. A history of the Alaska Highway is included in The MILEPOST®.

The MILEPOST® has more than 100 city and road maps; the wildly popular pull-out Plan-A-Trip Map; more than 600 photos; and numerous sidebar features of special interest. Print book buyers have free access to a digital edition.

Comments

Anonymous says:

The journey of a lifetime… Alaska remains the journey of a lifetime for many visitors. Although access has improved over the years, Alaska and Northwest Canada are still underdeveloped compared to the lower 48 U.S. states and southern Canada. A carefully planned journey offers the opportunity to experience a world before urbanization, where wild animals still roam a landscape covered with forests, streams, lakes, mountains, tundra, and glaciers. In Alaska and Northwest Canada, it is still possible to spends hours, days…

Anonymous says:

It covers everything I hesitated to order this book. Planning a motorcycle trip from Seattle to Alaska, but it is the absolute essential guide, it seems. I sit everynight glued reading this chapter by chapter, and exploring in mind already the places I plan to visit. Fantastic. No more said.

Anonymous says:

Best self guide, period! Love the Milepost and all the wealth of information within its pages. I’ve purchased one new ever other year and we are heavily into planning another trip this year but this one is to drive all the way where past trips made, we would fly up to Anchorage. I’m real excited to hit the Alaskan highway and take our time through out the entire trip.

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