7 Unforgettable Road Trips To Take In Alaska Before You Die
With Alaska’s vast size and limited amount of developed land, you probably aren’t surprised to learn that just about any road trip you take in the great 49th state is going to require a lengthy trek. These wildly unique excursions throughout the Last Frontier will lead you to some of the most unforgettable places in the world. Because of the amount of drive time, you might be wise to break them up with an overnight stay or weekend outing so that you can fully soak in all the stunning beauty that there is to behold. Take any of the best road trips in Alaska and have a wonderful time exploring our great state!
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Best Road Trips In Alaska
Can you see most of Alaska by road?
Actually, the majority of this huge state is inaccessible by road. There are few roads, and our state is gigantic. Only 20% of this vast land is accessible by road. Otherwise you must fly, or boat, or hike in to access most of the places this great state.
How many roads are in Alaska?
Not many. While there are 14,336 miles of public roads in Alaska, that represents more the long highways you drive to get to one of the major cities. In fact, there are only four major highways in Alaska. The major highways in Alaska are: A-1 which is the Glenn Highway and the Richardson Highway. A-2 which is the Alaska Highway and the Richardson Highway. A-3 with is the Sterling Highway and the Seward Highway. And A-4, which is solely the George Parks Highway.