A Day on Homer Spit

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 Railroad

Alaska is a big place and the Alaska Railroad is the perfect way to get around so we've put together vacation packages that include rail transportation, tours, and hotels in the most popular, must see destinations.

Alaska Wildlife Slideshow

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 Downtown Slideshow

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.

Bears at AWCC

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is located 48 miles south of Anchorage, Alaska at Milepost 79 on the Seward Highway.

Dalton Highway Slideshow

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.

Discover Dawson City

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.

Edgerton Highway-McCarthy Road Slideshow

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 on Alaska's Highways

Fall colors along the highways of Alaska. Includes the Glenn Highway, Parks Highway, McCarthy Road, Richardson Highway, Denali Highway.

Ferry Travel Slideshow

Enjoy sightseeing Alaska’s magnificent coastline from the safety and comfort of the Alaska state ferry system.

Hatcher Pass Slideshow

Independence Mine at beautiful Hatcher Pass provides a fascinating look at part of Alaska's mining history.

iPad and Android Apps have arrived!

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.

Island Heritage Tours

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 Slideshow

Juneau, on beautiful Gastineau Channel, is the capital of Alaska.

Klondike Loop Slideshow

A look at the Klondike Loop route into Alaska via Dawson City, YT, and the Top of the World and Taylor highways.

Parks Highway Slideshow

Travel along the Parks Highway, a major north–south route and the main access to Denali National Park.

Richardson Highway Slideshow

Alaska's first highway, the Richardson connects the port of Valdez on Prince William Sound with Fairbanks, capital of Interior Alaska.

Seldovia Slideshow

Visit this scenic community on Seldovia Bay, 16 miles from Homer by ferry.

Seward Highway Slideshow

Travel the Seward Highway to Alaska's Kenai Peninsula and the port of Seward on Resurrection Bay.

Since 1949

Since 1949, the bible of North Country travel. A brief video history of The MILEPOST.

Sterling Highway Slideshow

The Sterling Highway offers access to famous fishing streams, salt-water charters, Russian-Alaska history and some stunning scenery.

Traveling With Pets

Tips for traveling the North Country and Alaska highways with pets. Do's and don'ts for safe and successful travel.

Westmark Hotels

Westmark Hotels is a collection of full service hotels and inns throughout Alaska and the Yukon.

Alaska Gas Prices British Columbia Gas Prices Alberta Gas Prices

To calculate current U.S. per gallon price from Canadian price per liter, multiply per liter price (Canadian)
by 3.785 and divide by current exchange rate (U.S. to Canadian).