A day in Fairbanks
A day in Seldovia, Alaska
Homer Spit is a unique spot in Alaska. This slightly more than 4-mile-long, narrow bar of gravel juts out from the Homer shore into Kachemak Bay, and it is a center of activity for the town and tourists.
Alaska-bound visitors have a good opportunity to see some of North America's biggest mammals along the highways and byways of the North.
Anchorage offers a unique and accessible downtown, with major attractions—a world-class museum, shopping, restaurants and salmon fishing—sandwiched between views of the Chugach Mountains to the east and Cook Inlet to the west. Here’s how to spend a day (or more) exploring and enjoying Alaska’s largest city.
The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is located 48 miles south of Anchorage, Alaska at Milepost 79 on the Seward Highway.
Construction of the "Alcan" Highway officially began on March 9, 1942.
The Dalton Highway to Prudhoe Bay—known as the North Slope Haul Road during construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline—offers a unique and scenic beauty all its own for adventurous motorists.
A unique itinerary for Alaska Highway travelers via Canada's Northwest Territories.
Travel a favorite Alaskan road—the scenic Denali Highway—from Paxson to Cantwell.
Dawson City is a must stop, a national historic site that preserves an entire city, with many of its buildings dating back to the Klondike Gold Rush.
The paved Edgerton Highway connects motorists with the historic town of Chitina, while the gravel McCarthy Road takes adventurous travelers to the old mining towns of Kennicott and McCarthy in the Wrangell Mountains.
Fall colors along the highways of Alaska. Includes the Glenn Highway, Parks Highway, McCarthy Road, Richardson Highway, Denali Highway.
Enjoy sightseeing Alaska’s magnificent coastline from the safety and comfort of the Alaska state ferry system.
Fishing on the Kenai River for Chinook (King) Salmon
Friends of The MILEPOST, summer 2012: It was a pleasure meeting you on the road!
Friends of The MILEPOST, summer 2013: It was a pleasure meeting you on the road!
Independence Mine at beautiful Hatcher Pass provides a fascinating look at part of Alaska's mining history.
The North's historic roadhouses and lodges preserve the pioneer spirit of the Last Frontier.
The MILEPOST® is now available for the iPad™ and Android™ as an app. The same 784 pages that fill the print edition are now with you as a mobile option. Over 700 photos and hundreds of maps make this mile-by-mile travel guide a must have for anyone traveling to Alaska and western Canada.
Explore Ouzinkie village’s rich Alutiiq heritage on a community-led day-tour as you walk along our scenic coastline boardwalk and through our village center. Your local tour guide will share about our history and culture along with how our environment has shaped Alutiiq survival.
Juneau, on beautiful Gastineau Channel, is the capital of Alaska.
Ketchikan, first port of call in Alaska.
A look at the Klondike Loop route into Alaska via Dawson City, YT, and the Top of the World and Taylor highways.
Kodiak Island by Sharon Nault
Drive to the McCarthy Road from Chitina to McCarthy.
Visit the Musk Ox Farm in Palmer, Alaska.
Palmer Visitor Information Center. Palmer, Alaska.
Travel along the Parks Highway, a major north–south route and the main access to Denali National Park.
Alaska's first highway, the Richardson connects the port of Valdez on Prince William Sound with Fairbanks, capital of Interior Alaska.
MILEPOST Field Editor Sharon Nault has shot thousands of photos along the Dalton Highway and other highways in Alaska.
Visit this scenic community on Seldovia Bay, 16 miles from Homer by ferry.
Travel the Seward Highway to Alaska's Kenai Peninsula and the port of Seward on Resurrection Bay.
Since 1949, the bible of North Country travel. A brief video history of The MILEPOST.
Totem poles and colorful clanhouses are a tradition of the Tlingit and Haida Native cultures of Southeast Alaska.
The Sterling Highway offers access to famous fishing streams, salt-water charters, Russian-Alaska history and some stunning scenery.
Friends of The MILEPOST, summer 2014: It was a pleasure meeting you on the road!
One of the North's most beautiful highways
Tips for traveling the North Country and Alaska highways with pets. Do's and don'ts for safe and successful travel.
Watson Lake Signpost Forest was created during the construction of the Alaska Highway during World War 2 in 1942.
Westmark Hotels is a collection of full service hotels and inns throughout Alaska and the Yukon.