Trend Mountain Hotel & Conference Centre
Travel Blogs from Tumbler Ridge
... and an elk doe. No moose. No bears. Again, all the roads were in good condition. We stopped at Bull Moose Marsh and saw the legs of a moose, not attached to the body - it's hunting season. We also stopped at Gwillim Lake. Very nice there. All the scenery today was great. Then we headed to Dawson Creek and ended up in Beaverlodge Municipal campground for the night.
Tomorrow we head ...
The official Alaskan highway starts at Mile Zero from Dawson Creek and ends in Fairbanks Alaska. It is 1,483 miles long built in the 1940's as part of the war time strategy to improve supply lines to Alaska which was being threatened by the Japanese. We are driving every single mile on our way to Denali, then a different route on our return through Seattle. The pioneered small towns are now dependent ...
... br> The beauty of this place is world class . . . and with the crush of tourists . . . it is amazing that the Canadian National Parks Service has been able to keep it that way. The highway (93), The Icefields Parkway . . . was built in the early 1940s . . . to link Jasper and Lake Louise . . . and it generates a lot of revenue for the area between May and October. I don’t think the River Raisin Battlefield National Park in Monroe . . . is going to be the same economic engine!!!
July 20th - Where has the time gone? Too fast. Tomorrow we will be on the Alaska Highway and we will eventually take the whole trip to Fairbanks.
Today we dodged lots of rain showers and a little thunder thrown in for good measure. Actually we need a day like this to get the wash done and do a general clean up on the RV. So far, we have had only minor things go wrong, so we are very fortunate with that. The old girl is performing ...
Left Hinton and headed Thru Grande Cashe and to Grande Praire area. Stopped at a walmart for supplies and a windshield repair kit. Fracking truck kicked a stone and put a chip in the van's windshield. Better now. Then made a great stop at a Ducks Unlimitted wetlands and got pics of ducks and birds. Camped by the gas pipeline and the longest bridge on the Alaskan ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed