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The Last Wild Road Trip

Seattle - Hope - Barkerville - Vanderhoof - Prince Rupert - Steward - Cassiar - Whitehorse - Skagway - Destruction Bay - Paxson - Denali Every Road - Anchorage - Homer - Seward - Whittier - McCarthy - Tok - Dawson City - Carmacks - Fort St. John - Jasper - Kelowna - Wenatchee

Expect on your The Last Wild Road Trip Itinerary

Landscape
Benefit-stress ratio
Wildlife
Historical sites
Comfort
Road conditions
Security
Urban life
Tap to move
  • Motorhome Site
  • Hotels
  • Beach
  • Culture
  • Historical sites
  • Landscape
  • Camping
  • Restaurants
24 Stages 6,577 mi 5.6 h/stage

Best months to drive The Last Wild Road Trip in Alaska

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The Last Wild Road Trip Itinerary

If you are searching for an interesting tour around Alaska, The Last Wild Road Trip will undoubtedly cater to your needs. This tour will be an answer to the needs of tourist. The road tour runs, among others, through such places as Seattle, Barkerville, and Vanderhoof. The road plan presented in this article takes 40 days to complete, but drivers can definitely complete it in 28. There is also an option to extend your trip, especially if you are delighted with the beauty of the region. The average time that you will spend driving daily is 5.6 hours, and you have about 6,577mi to cover. Ready for the journey? Let’s get on the road!
40 number of days
6,577 mi route length
high budget
tourist good for
on the right traffic direction
moderate accident level
During The Last Wild Road Trip, you will have a superb opportunity to contemplate breathtaking natural landscapes. The whole experience during the adventure will be stress-free, and you will visit a range of interesting attractions. Due to the fact that there are plenty of green areas that you will be passing during the adventure. If travellers are searching for comfortable places to sleep, the accommodation options on the way do not offer top-notch comfort, yet they still are good value for money. Even if low security is the characteristic features of this regions, constant awareness of what is happening on the road will ensure the safety of you and your passengers. Tourists should be prepared that the trip is more pricey thanks to greater number of amenities. When travelling around Alaska, you should be mindful that the road conditions are characterised by a moderate number of accidents and that you should move on the right. If you are wondering about the best time to take the adventure, make your plans somewhere between June and August.

  Seattle
Distance: 6,577 mi, Driving time: 139.5 h, Pace: fast
Airports: SEA

Your journey starts at the Seattle-Tacoma Airport. It is precisely the place where you can collect your rental vehicle.

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1 Seattle - Border - Hope
Distance: 179 mi, Driving time: 3.3 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips accommodation options attractive landscape trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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2 Hope - Barkerville
Distance: 373 mi, Driving time: 6.8 h, Pace: fast
interesting  historic site border crossing trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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3 Barkerville - Vanderhoof
Distance: 176 mi, Driving time: 3.4 h, Pace: fast
trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

Vanderhoof - United States - North America - Road Trip - Wikipedia Vanderhoof - United States - North America - Road Trip - Wikipedia

4 Vanderhoof - Prince Rupert
Distance: 386 mi, Driving time: 7.1 h, Pace: fast
accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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5 Prince Rupert - Steward
Distance: 282 mi, Driving time: 5.8 h, Pace: fast
trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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6 Steward - Cassiar
Distance: 311 mi, Driving time: 6.9 h, Pace: fast
accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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7 Cassiar - Whitehorse
Distance: 336 mi, Driving time: 6.3 h, Pace: fast
interesting  historic site interesting cultural site trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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8 Whitehorse - Border - Skagway
Distance: 108 mi, Driving time: 2.4 h, Pace: fast
interesting  historic site border crossing trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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9 Skagway - Cape May - Haines - Destruction Bay
Distance: 215 mi, Driving time: 4.8 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips accommodation options border crossing trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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10 Destruction Island - Border - Paxson
Distance: 412 mi, Driving time: 7.3 h, Pace: fast
trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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11 Paxson - Denali Every Road
Distance: 154 mi, Driving time: 4.7 h, Pace: modest
trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

Denali Every Road  - United States - North America - Road Trip - Wikimedia Commons Denali Every Road - United States - North America - Road Trip - Wikimedia Commons

12 Denali Every Road - Anchorage
Distance: 237 mi, Driving time: 4.0 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips interesting  historic site accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

Anchorage - United States - North America - Road Trip - Pixabay Anchorage - United States - North America - Road Trip - Pixabay

13 Anchorage - Homer
Distance: 219 mi, Driving time: 4.0 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips attractive landscape accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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14 Homer - Seward
Distance: 167 mi, Driving time: 3.2 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips attractive landscape accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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15 Seward - Whittier
Distance: 88 mi, Driving time: 1.8 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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16 Whittier - Cape May - Valdez - McCarthy
Distance: 181 mi, Driving time: 5.9 h, Pace: modest
junction of road trips interesting  historic site accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

McCarthy - United States - North America - Road Trip - Wikimedia Commons McCarthy - United States - North America - Road Trip - Wikimedia Commons

17 McCarthy - Wrangell-St. Elias N.P. - Tok
Distance: 262 mi, Driving time: 7.3 h, Pace: modest
junction of road trips trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

Tok - United States - North America - Road Trip - Wikimedia Commons Tok - United States - North America - Road Trip - Wikimedia Commons

18 Tok - Border - Dawson City
Distance: 186 mi, Driving time: 5.3 h, Pace: modest
border crossing trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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19 Dawson City - Carmacks
Distance: 220 mi, Driving time: 4.6 h, Pace: fast
accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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20 Carmacks - Fort St. John
Distance: 914 mi, Driving time: 22.1 h, Pace: fast
trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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21 Fort St. John - Jasper
Distance: 376 mi, Driving time: 6.7 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips accommodation options border crossing trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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22 Jasper - Kelowna
Distance: 418 mi, Driving time: 8.5 h, Pace: fast
border crossing trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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23 Kelowna - Wenatchee
Distance: 221 mi, Driving time: 4.5 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips accommodation options border crossing trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

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24 Wenatchee - Seattle
Distance: 155 mi, Driving time: 3.1 h, Pace: fast
junction of road trips accommodation options trip plan ↓ See stage route on map

  Seattle
Airports: SEA

The Last Wild Road Trip Summary

Surely, our road trip idea has become an ideal inspiration for your future holiday excursions.
The plan we’ve prepared can be used as a template that you can recreate in its entirety or only partially and that can be enriched with interesting attractions of your choice.
If car travel is the preferred travel mode for you, there are a number of important traffic regulations to follow and a bunch of things to keep in mind to make your adventure smooth. The following road rules will surely become useful for all tourists who are considering car hire or hiring a camper in Alaska.
When you’re sightseeing around Alaska, you should kept in mind the local road regulations. Alcohol is best to be avoided at all while moving in a car around Alaska. Tourists ought to remember that the permitted blood alcohol level is very low and equals only 0.5‰. You can drive at the maximum speed of 25mph in urban areas. Outside the cities, there is a possibility to travel at the maximum permissible speed of 45mph. When travelling on highways, you can travel at the maximum speed of 80mph. It is best to equip your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit and drive with your headlights on at daytime to ensure appropriate safety.
The majority of travellers are also interested in the travel expenses of the whole road trip. Depending on the needs of the travellers, the money that you have to pay may differ. Check out the available budget possibilities.
The cost of gasoline for the cheapest option to cover the planned 25 stages while travelling around Alaska can cost roughly 1,010 GBP. You should take into consideration that economy accommodation will cost around 2,245 GBP. Tourists who go for this option will spend around 1,837 GBP on restaurants and food. Travellers will have to pay about 1,275 GBP if they opt for the budget rental car offer as well. Thus, going for vehicle rental will increase the costs of the road trip from roughly 5,091 GBP to about 6,367 GBP.
When it comes to the standard offer, you have to spend the maximum of 1,010 GBP to cover the planned stages of the trip. If you are into standard accommodation options, you should remember that the expenses can amount up to more or less 3,367 GBP. Holidaymakers can expect that the standard option in terms of food and restaurants will cost roughly 2,449 GBP. Travellers who want to cover the trip in a standard hire vehicle can expect a cost of about 1,531 GBP. Summing up the standard offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total more or less 8,696 GBP for drivers who would like to try vehicle hire and 7,166 GBP for those who are not interested in renting.
The highest level of comfort of the premium option will meet the expectations of the most demanding tourists. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total approximately 13,526 GBP for holidaymakers who are considering vehicle rental and 7,166 GBP for those who will not be renting. Travellers who would like to cover the tour in a premium hire vehicle should expect a cost of approximately 2,551 GBP. If you are interested in the premium version of the itinerary, you need to spend the maximum of 1,690 GBP on the fuel needed to cover the itinerary. Tourists who are considering top services in all aspects of their itinerary should expect to pay roughly 3,673 GBP for restaurants and food and about 5,612 GBP for overnight stays.
Our tour will also measure up to the expectations of all camper lovers. If you choose this travel option, the costs will be up to approximately 7,653 GBP. Travellers will spend more or less 2,030 GBP on fuel allowing to cover all stages of the trip. Travellers who would like to go for camper rental should expect to pay around 935 GBP for accommodation and approximately 1,837 GBP for expenses connected with food.
The Road Trip Costs section shows all the above-mentioned details in a simple way.
The period between June and August is perfect to visit the part of Alaska showed in our The Last Wild Road Trip. If The Last Wild Road Trip has inspired you, you should see other thrilling road trips and scenic drives that are available on our website. Hopefully, the great diversity of options will definitely live up to the expectations of the most demanding tourists.
  • Road Trip Costs
  • How much does it cost to go on a The Last Wild Road Trip in Alaska?
  • Economy
    Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 1,275 GBP
    • drive & more 1,010 GBP
    • sleep & more 2,245 GBP
    • eat & more 1,837 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 5,091 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 6,367 GBP
  • Standard
    Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 1,531 GBP
    • drive & more 1,350 GBP
    • sleep & more 3,367 GBP
    • eat & more 2,449 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 7,166 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 8,696 GBP
  • Premium
    High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 2,551 GBP
    • drive & more 1,690 GBP
    • sleep & more 5,612 GBP
    • eat & more 3,673 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 10,975 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 13,526 GBP
  • Camper
    On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self cooking. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
    • rent & more 7,653 GBP
    • drive & more 2,030 GBP
    • sleep & more 935 GBP
    • eat & more 1,837 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) 4,802 GBP
    • Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 12,455 GBP

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Facts for safer driving in Alaska

drink drive limit
0.5
max speed urban
25 mph
max speed rural
45 mph
max speed highway
80 mph
headlights at daytime
off
fire extinguisher
yes
tolls
yes
seat belts
yes