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Old 06-07-2016, 09:00 AM   #1
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Alaska Plans

So we are leaving from WI June 16, first stop Jud ND pick up fellow travelers.
Then on to Glacier NP, Banff, Jasper, over to Prince Rupert to catch the water taxi. Taxi to Ketchikan, taxi to Juneau, Taxi to Hanes. Motor to Anchorage, Kenai penn. Denali, then who knows?
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Old 06-07-2016, 09:23 AM   #2
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Please keep us updated on your trip. Sounds like a great adventure.
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Old 06-07-2016, 09:37 AM   #3
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We did a similar trip after leaving HOT Farmington, NM last year. We drove up on the Alcan instead of the water route. We pulled our 25' Excella and had no troubles. It was a great trip. While in Fairbanks, we took the an excursion van to the Arctic Circle. Then we were fortunate to see Denali twice in the clear!!! Once from the north as we left that area and then from the south when we decided to backtrack to Talkeetna after staying in Homer. We fished in the Kenai river for salmon near Soldotna and for halibut from Anchor Point. We rode the sightseeing train from Skagway. The glaciers were great to see as well. I felt the highlight of glacier viewing was the stretch of highway from the Cassiar to Hyder. Maybe a dozen glaciers in about a 15 mile stretch. Beautiful!!! And you are usually close enough to many of them to hear the melt water rushing into the river.

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Dan, thank you for the insight, I will try to post our progress, we left our schedule tentative do we can take advantage of these cool side trips.

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By then it should be September, time to head back before it snows too much. Enjoy, fishing will be great this year for salmon, and trout fishing in the fall.
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Old 06-09-2016, 09:08 AM   #6
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I'd like to wish you all the best on you upcoming trip to Alaska.
What a fun adventure.
Not only is the trip interesting but also how you vintage coach makes out will be of interest to all of us fellow classic owners.

Have fun and keep us posted.

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So we are leaving from WI June 16, first stop Jud ND pick up fellow travelers.

Then on to Glacier NP, Banff, Jasper, over to Prince Rupert to catch the water taxi. Taxi to Ketchikan, taxi to Juneau, Taxi to Hanes. Motor to Anchorage, Kenai penn. Denali, then who knows?

Hi. We are starting our plans for Alaska also. Towing our 16 with our RAV4 Plan on Glacier NP and Banff and Jasper. We have reservations in Denali in sept.
That's all the plans we have. So any advice and recommendations would help.
Thanks
Nancie
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We have been having a blast in Alaska, not too much connectivity but that is not all bad. We are 5500 miles and 4 weeks into the trip and could not be happier with the 310. First stop Jud ND to pick up some friends and another motorhome, Glacier NP, Waterton Lakes NP, Banff, lake Louise, Jasper NP, Prince Rupert, hop on the Alaska Marine Highway hopped off in Ketchikan one night, got off in Wrangell and Petersburg, off in Juneau 3 nights, Skagway and finally off in Haynes. Great drive from Haynes to Tok, kenai peninsula for a week, Kenai Fjords National park, Whittier, Seward, awesome boat trip in Kenai Fjords Np. Denali for 3 days Awesome, in Valdez now. Their were many many stops between these and I will try to do a better job writing it up in the future. So far so good.
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