Travel Blogs from Dawson Creek, Canada

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Northern Lights RV Park, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Northern Lights RV Park

A travel blog entry by rayandchrista

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We arrived at Dawson Creek BC in the afternoon and had a lady from Dawson Creek inform us of the history of the Alaskan highway from the beginning. Next day we had a group picture taken at the start of the Alaskan Highway mile marker 0. That afternoon we ...

Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Alaska Highway

A travel blog entry by robnraystravels

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First stop for today was at Dawson Creek, which is in British Columbia, Canada. It's claim to fame is being located at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway, which continues for some 1400 miles into Alaska.  It was mainly just a day of driving today, passing ...

Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada

A travel blog entry by nocknock

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Wednesday, July 8- Friday, July10 - Dawson Creek, BC Everyone woke up early this morning.  It was around 7 a.m. when we rolled out of bed and some rigs had already pulled out.  It is still raining. Most drivers had difficulty maneuvering their ...

Dawson Creek...Day 17, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Dawson Creek...Day 17

A travel blog entry by lotz-deeken2013

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 We are starting our trip to Alaska here in Dawson Creek, BC. We've had a lot of fun meeting the people in the other 23 coaches. Since we have 24 coaches and we are on this trip for 48 days, I'm asking eveyone at dinner tonight if they'd ...

Dawson Creek, BC, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Dawson Creek, BC

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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Hurray--Mile "0"--the beginning of our trek on the Alaska Highway.  When picturing Alaska, "cold" usually comes to mind; and it is!--low 31; high 55. Enjoyed seeing the Pioneer Village even though it was freezing cold--started to snow.  ...

The East Access – Edmonton, AB to Dawson Cre, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

The East Access – Edmonton, AB to Dawson Cre

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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... actually starts in Great Falls, Montana, then goes north through Calgary, Red Deer, and Edmonton, Alberta, and northeast to Dawson Creek, British Columbia.  It has available side trips (that is where we learned about the Canadian Badlands, ...

Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada

A travel blog entry by nocknock

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July 10 Art left early this morning with Ron to return to Grande Prairie to pick up the air filter needed to fix Ron's RV. My goal for the day was to clean and do a little laundry.  When Art returned, he changed clothes and went to help install the ...

Winter Wonderland, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Winter Wonderland

A travel blog entry by ggmoffatt

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... and on the trees. Hit a long stretch of road construction around Profit River area. Gwen will have to wash both vehicles since Scott is not with us!! We are fine dining tonight in the Walmart campground in Dawson Creek. Last of the big time ...

Dawson Creek - Mile Post One, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Dawson Creek - Mile Post One

A travel blog entry by threegypsies

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... Alaska as a supply road to defend North America against the Japanese.  Construction began on March 8, 1942 starting at Dawson Creek.  More that 11,000 American troops, including seven regiments of engineers, 16,000 civilian workman from Canada ...

Day 81 - Mile Marker

Day 81 - Mile Marker "0"

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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July 19 -334 Mile drive to Dawson Creek, BC  This is where they measure the Alaskan Highway from.  It has been raining this morning, but we think it looks like the clearing has begun.  We are going to have our group photo taken at this ...

Trecherous combination: Mountains and Flooding, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Trecherous combination: Mountains and Flooding

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Onward southward and eastward into the rocky mountains and into the torrential rain!!!  We kept hearing reports on the radio of roads being closed due to flooding and landslides! Yikes!!! We found these road closures on the map and adjusted our ...

Harry Potter at Mile 0, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Harry Potter at Mile 0

A travel blog entry by ldambrosio1

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... for a day. I had forgotten that it was July 20 and that the last Harry Potter book was going to be released at midnight! Dawson Creek has a book store so I got there at 10:30 and waited in line with other Potter fans for the book. Surprisingly for a ...

Day 14, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Day 14

A travel blog entry by lotz-deeken2013

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... Then we saw a herd of elk with their calves, black bear (mama and cub) and beautiful mountain views. Today (Monday) we drove to Dawson Creek, BC and met up with our wonderful Swinging Golfer friends. It was a thrill to meet them here...This is the start ...

OH THE PAIN !!!, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

OH THE PAIN !!!

A travel blog entry by steeles-rvtrip

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... is a heritage site that explores the history of the early pioneers who settled in the area of Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada. The village is a collection of buildings, artifacts and stories dating back to the early 1900's providing ...

Wal-Mart parking, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Wal-Mart parking

A travel blog entry by chiefsteve

At the hotel there are rows of what looks like speakers at a drive-in movie. They are not. They are plug-ins for you car or you can leave your car running 24 hours a day in December because it may be -44 degrees. My auto froze in 10 minutes so it had to ...

Slept like a rock..., Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Slept like a rock...

A travel blog entry by danny_bettyjean

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... nbsp;down to the Columbia Icefields a hiked up to the Athabasca Glacier. That afternoon we stopped at Athabasca Falls on our way to Dawson Creek and the start of the AlCan Highway. Along the way there were Elk, Big Horn. Moose and others. Off to ...

Day 82 - Dawson Creek Photo Op, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Day 82 - Dawson Creek Photo Op

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... group picture like I said and at least we got that in to commemorate our start at the beginning. The construction of this highway put Dawson Creek on the map and during its start of construction the town went from 500 to 10,000.  Farmers put up tent ...

Windy Ups and Downs, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Windy Ups and Downs

A travel blog entry by strayerfamily

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... .  We picked this up yesterday at the local store - kids had to have it. Today was mostly driving - about 300 miles to Dawson Creek, BC.  The terrain was full of hills and quite windy.  There were times I had some white knuckle driving when ...

Leduc to Dawson Creek - Day Five, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Leduc to Dawson Creek - Day Five

A travel blog entry by vwinans

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There were some anxious moments this morning maneuvering around Edmonton, but we were soon on the right track. There was not much traffic, and so we were clipping right along making very good time. It is very interesting to note how you can pick up on ...

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On "The Highway"

A travel blog entry by worldroamer

... powdered donuts in my mouth with my right hand while steering through a different sort of powder with my left.    I reached Dawson Creek when it was still dark so you are all being spared the requisite "Mile 0" photo. The going was good and ...

Hinton to Dawson Creek, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Hinton to Dawson Creek

A travel blog entry by scoonpooh

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... body. We did part at the visitors center to eat a quick lunch before we took off for our final destination of the day - Dawson Creek, British Columbia and the start of the world famous Alaska Highway. It was less than two hours from Grand Prairie and all ...

Getting to Mile 0, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Getting to Mile 0

A travel blog entry by loviesquared

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... the Northern Rockies beside beautiful Muncho Lake and ended on the edge of the Canadian prairies at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway in Dawson Creek. We were loaded and on the road before ten and hoping to catch some wildlife along the way even though we ...

nutin'., Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

nutin'.

A travel blog entry by peterpanda

Infos in andren Einträgen ...

Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada

A travel blog entry by nocknock

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At 9:00 this morning, we went to the meeting room to hear Dawson Creek's travel ambassador, Keltie, give a presentation about the town's history and the building of the Alaska Highway.  She was an animated, enjoyable and knowledgeable speaker. We are ...

Dawson's Creek - Day One, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Dawson's Creek - Day One

A travel blog entry by threegypsies

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... Creek to see the Mile Post One monument and to stock up on groceries for the the rest of our journey through Canada. Dawson Creek, in 1942 was the starting point for the construction of the Alaskan Highway.  At that time, Dawson Creek was a ...

Mile 0, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Mile 0

A travel blog entry by sabel94873

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We made it to Dawson Creek and in pretty good time.  Lots of wildlife to view.  I am attaching pictures of elk and bighorn sheep, but we saw plenty of mule deer also.  We are camped out at Mile 0 of the Alcan.  Plan to head up to Toad ...

Start Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Start Alaska Highway

A travel blog entry by pura-vida

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... wir die beiden Nationalparks hinter uns liessen, stand eine längere Fahrt in Richtung Norden auf dem Programm. Unser Ziel: Dawson Creek, der Startpunkt des berühmt, berüchtigten Alaska Highways, welcher von British Columbia über das Yukon Territory ...

C'est parti mon Kiki, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

C'est parti mon Kiki

A travel blog entry by moko

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... à 4 voies. Défilement de plaines et de collines en passant par Grande Prairie pour arriver finallement en Colombie Britannique à Dawson Creek, l'entrée du Alaska Highway. Nous sommes au Mile 0 et à compter de maintenant tout ve être en relations ...

Ende Moskitohoelle / End of Mosquito Hell, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Ende Moskitohoelle / End of Mosquito Hell

A travel blog entry by pajas

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... ich bis Fort Nelson gefahren, wo es dann etwas flacher wurde und von dort entlang den ersten Auslaeufer der Rocky Mountains bis Dawson Creek - wo der Alaska Highway seinen ersten "0" Meilenstein hat, resp. fuer mich endet. Hier scheint es eine Classic ...

Overnight in Dawson Creek, Dawson Creek, Canada travel blog

Overnight in Dawson Creek

A travel blog entry by lakeshorecrew

Dawson ...

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