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Vancouver to Vancouver 3

Vancouver to Vancouver 3

This is a real road adventure. From scenic byway to scenic byway the road leads you all the way from Vancouver to Whitehorse and back, through diverse natural eco-regions. With 3 weeks or 22 days and 5.638 km (3.503 miles) to go, you will enter the wild backcountry of Northern BC and a very small part of the Yukon Territory and Alaska.

In this trip you'll become an expert of Sea-to-Sky Highway, Cariboo Highway, John Hart Highway, Don Philips Way, the world famous Alaska Highway, Tagish L...
This is a real road adventure. From scenic byway to scenic byway the road leads you all the way from Vancouver to Whitehorse and back, through diverse natural eco-regions. With 3 weeks or 22 days and 5.638 km (3.503 miles) to go, you will enter the wild backcountry of Northern BC and a very small part of the Yukon Territory and Alaska.

In this trip you'll become an expert of Sea-to-Sky Highway, Cariboo Highway, John Hart Highway, Don Philips Way, the world famous Alaska Highway, Tagish Loop, Klondike Highway and Haines Highway both part of the Golden Circle Tour, Bear Highway, the Alaska Marine Highway System, Cassiar Highway, Glacier Highway, the Salmon Glacier Tour and finally the Trans-Canada Highway. Although kms and kms of driving, on what sometimes seems never ending roads, the untamed scenic beauty of ocean vistas, lush (boreal) forests, coastal temperate rainforest, alpine tundra, grasslands, prairie farmlands, wetlands, land dotted with lakes, rolling hills, numerous wildlife and less human encounters, largely unpopulated wilderness, stunning mountainviews, glaciers you can almost touch, ghost towns, history of the pioneer days, native history, old trails and relics from the Second World War era... those roads have their own story to tell.

Feel free to fill in this tour as an adaptation or complement to your own tour. You can easily change this trip by deleting a stop and choosing another stop on this site. To make it easy for you, we provide a 2 week trip version: Vancouver to Vancouver 4 - 2 weeks - Canada and USA.

Explore the links and find out more about what to do on the given locations. You can always change or fill in your own information notes (when you're logged on).
Keep in mind that the distance of 5.638 km (3.503 miles) is calculated based on the proposed stops. Changing this trip, changes the calculated distance! Also keep in mind that local excursions easily add some km or miles to your tour.

Your vacation ends at Vancouver city. We hope you will have a fantastic trip and that you'll use our website again to plan a new one.
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This is a real road adventure. From scenic byway to scenic byway the road leads you all the way from Vancouver to Whitehorse and back, through diverse natural eco-regions. With 3 weeks or 22 days and 5.638 km (3.503 miles) to go, you will enter the wild backcountry of Northern BC and a very small part of the Yukon Territory and Alaska.

In this trip you'll become an expert of Sea-to-Sky Highway, Cariboo Highway, John Hart Highway, Don Philips Way, the world famous Alaska Highway, Tagish L...
 
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Salmon Glacier Self Guided Auto Tour

Salmon Glacier Self Guided Auto Tour3 nights
Portland Canal - Bear River Estuary - Boardwalk - 0.0 km (0.0 mile)

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Info for this point: Portland Canal is the 4th longest fjord in the world. Experience the tidal flats at the head of Portland Canal. This estuary is rich in wetland plants and birds en surrounded by the majestic coastal range of mountains and the Cambria Ice Fields.
 
Day 17 and 18:Discover Bear and Salmon Glacier, the latest being the world's largest glacier accessible by road. Sign a dollar and pin it to the wall of the local cafe. Many others did this before you. Walk on the Bear River Estuary boardwalk and enjoy a view of the Portland Canal, the 4th longest fjord in the world. Don't miss a visit to Fish Creek, the only bear-viewing site in Alaska accessible by highway. Indeed... there's a lot to see and do. Find out more via the links on our website.

Day 19:Driving:
Although a final long drive to go, the trip holds some more interesting surprises to look out for, such as the Kitwancool or Gitanyow Totem Poles, Gitwangak Totem Poles, Forests for the World at Prince George and Hells Gate.
From Bear River Estuary (Stewart) to Forest for the World Park (Prince George) your estimated driving time is 9 hours and 30 minutes.