The Alaska Highway turns 75 this year.
2017 year marks a significant milestone for one of North America’s most prominent highway systems: The Alaska Highway, a historic corridor beginning at Mile 0 in British Columbia and snaking through the Yukon Territory to Delta Junction in Alaska, is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
Completed on Oct. 25, 1942 — with the official ribbon cutting commencing on November 20 that year — the Alaska Highway is also known as the Alaska-Canadian or Alcan Highway.
The highway stretches 1,400 miles, encompassing diverse communities, outdoor adventure, untouched nature, and indigenous wildlife.
The highway is also the ultimate northern road trip. Here, the top 15 must-see stops, from Dawson Creek to Delta Junction.