Trend Mountain Hotel & Conference Centre
Travel Blogs from Tumbler Ridge
Official start of our Alaska Trek today. Trip to Safeway for groceries, lunch in downtown Dawson Creek, then a visit to Alaska Highway House, museum about the building of The Alaska Highway. Very interesting PBS film about the construction of the famous highway. Orientation meeting, followed by dinner at George Dawson Inn. ...
... comes up by 4:30 and as we expected so do the cats. It's 5:115 and I'm writing this blog. Not my best time of day. Today all of us are getting ready for the start of the trip tomorrow.; doing last minute shopping, laundry etc. Tonight we get together for a dinner and orientation meeting and meeting all our fellow ...
Left Grand Prairie this morning, made a fuel stop and who is fueling in front of us, but Pete & Toni, quite the coincidence, thought we would only be meeting up tomorrow!! Arrived at Northern Lights RV Park in Dawson Creek, Jim & Candy Devoe, here as well as the other people going on the Alaskan ...
... 7,000 piece of equipment worked in difficult conditions to build this highway. The highway was completed on November 20, 1942.
In Dawson Creek, we did all the traditional tourist activities. We ran across the street to take our picture next to the Mile One Post in the center of the intersection. While Cynthia and Janet were posing next to the post, Richard was across the street taking ...
... more information on the highway construction. Both of these locations had films. I will give the town two apples and the films three cherries on the Tingle scale.
The Alaskan Highway was constructed just as our country was entering World War Two. Our leaders realized that the Japanese were very close to our Alaskan Territory and we needed ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed