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The End of the Journey | Go North Episode 20

The end was near. Winter finally caught up to us as we turned into the homestretch of our journey, bringing not only the seasonal nostalgia of summertime, but reflections of a grand adventure approaching its conclusion. We seized each final endeavor, knowing that all too soon our time in the north would be up. Go …

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Southbound on the Stewart-Cassiar Highway

The season was changing, and marked the approach of our journey’s completion. Even though the bright, warm days of summer were gone, the onset of winter brought a unique experience – the contrast of orange leaves and white snow, the cold air and a hot campfire. Go North Episode 19 Each season brings a  unique …

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Tips for Boondocking in Alaska & Canada

Worried about finding places to camp on your way up to Alaska? Never fear – after our summer of traveling in northern Canada & Alaska there are MANY awesome sites for boondocking in Alaska and Canada as well as campgrounds. Here, we share our favorite strategies and tools for finding dry campsites:   Throughout the …

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Road to the Arctic Ocean – Driving the Dempster Highway to Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk Canada

In November 2017, a brand-new all-season road was opened from the town of Inuvik, NT to the hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk, located on the shore of the Arctic Ocean in the northwest territories of Canada. The Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway connected the Dempster Highway to the Arctic Ocean, and became the first and only Canadian road to the …

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The Klondike Highway, Dawson City, Top of the World, & Entering Alaska

​With our new additional confidence found, we turned our sights to the Top of the World Highway. We followed the Campbell Highway to its intersection with the Klondike Highway near Carmacks, Yukon, and headed north, following both the Yukon and the Klondike Rivers for a time before arriving to these rivers’ confluence in Dawson City. …

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Driving the Alaska Highway – What To Do Between Fort Nelson and Watson Lake

The Alaska Highway runs about 1,400 miles from Dawson Creek, BC in Canada to Fairbanks, Alaska. It was constructed during World War II to connect Alaska to the contiguous United States primarily to enable defense of the region. It was open to the public in 1948, and since then many travelers have made the famous …

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8 Reasons to Visit Banff & Jasper National Parks Early

​When we made our plans to visit Banff and Jasper National Parks along our route to Alaska, we weren’t really thinking about timing – as in, what the weather was going to be like there. More so, how many of the gorgeous emerald green and blue lakes were going to be thawed by time we …

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Driving from Shuswap Lake to Banff National Park

​Though we had technically been in Canada for 5 days, we were just barely over the border relatively speaking. It was time to put a little distance between us and the border!    ​Our route was to take us over to the famous Banff and Jasper National Parks before hopping on the Alaska Highway in …

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Our Lessons Learned from RVing in Canada

To be honest, we were a little nervous about RVing in Canada. Crossing the Canadian border in our RV gave us just the right amount of anxiety to make sure we prepared. You want to make sure you’re ready with the right documentation, the right information that they’ll be asking for, and ready to experience …

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