EST. 2016

It’s not the destination.. it’s the journey!

Follow Bryan & Julie, as they road trip through the USA, Canada and Mexico. Looking for a break from the daily grind, they saved up to buy a Roadtrek Class B RV motorhome and planned a trip of a lifetime! Follow below on their travels and experiences along the way…

41512Miles Driven
443Days on the Road
30BBQ Restaurants Visited
50States/Provinces Visited

Latest Blogs

November 14, 2019
Fishing on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula Part 1

The drive south – Anchorage to Soldotna Driving south from Anchorage to the Kenai Peninsula is another one of those Alaska moments that just takes your breath away.  The road follows the north side of the Turnagain Arm (large body of water) of the Cook Inlet.  Here mountains are all around you.  On this particular...

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November 6, 2019
Out and About in Anchorage – Alaska’s Largest City

While most of our stops are not planned more than a few days in advance, we had planned much of our time in Alaska month’s prior.  Summer is high season for Alaska and we did not want to miss out on a location because we had nowhere to stay.  Our arrival into Alaska on July...

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October 30, 2019
The Last Frontier – The 49th State – Alaska

Ever since we left Rochester back in May 2017 our motto has been “It’s not the destination – It’s the journey”.  Today more than any day, this motto would ring true.  Today would finally be the day that we would cross over into main land Alaska.  We had come up with the idea to drive...

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October 24, 2019
Our Northernmost stop in Canada – Four Days in Dawson City, Yukon Territory

We left Whitehorse not heading further west towards Alaska, but north on the Klondike highway to the Yukon Territory’s second largest town; Dawson City.  Dawson City was one of only a few stops that we had pre planned.  During the last year and a half of travel we had made friends with other Roadtrek RV’ers...

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October 10, 2019
The Alaska Highway – Whitehorse, Yukon Territory & Skagway, Alaska

After seven days on the road and driving 1200+ miles we had finally made it to the Alaska Highway’s only major city, Whitehorse.  We were pretty glad to have a city day.  Even though driving the Alaska Highway is amazing, it is a rough & tough road and after a few days even the heartiest...

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October 3, 2019
The Alaska Highway Continues – Liard River Hot Springs, BC to Whitehorse, YT

Liard River Hot Springs, BC Saying that the Liard River Hot Springs is in the middle of nowhere would be a vast understatement.  The springs are located in the extreme north of British Columbia.  To give you an idea of how long it would take you to get to this place, if you were not...

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September 25, 2019
The Start of the Alaska Highway – Edmonton, AB to Liard Hot Springs, BC

Driving northwest from Edmonton it is a little strange to see signs for Alaska.  Technically Edmonton is the last major city that you come across when driving to Alaska however the Alaska border is still over 1500 miles away.  The city of Anchorage is about 400 miles past that.  To put that in perspective, 1900...

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September 12, 2019
Gateway to the North – Edmonton, Alberta

As plans go with my Dad, everything is last minute.  The night before he had called saying that he might come and meet us in Edmonton for the weekend but would not be able to make a decision until the next morning.  This was fine for us as we were planning on going there anyway...

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September 5, 2019
Lake Louise & Jasper National Park

Heading north from the town of Banff we were excited to see Lake Louise.  We had tried to book a spot at the nearby provincial campground but they were completely booked.  So instead we were going to be staying in a lodge for the second time on the trip.  There are two lodges at Lake...

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August 29, 2019
Banff National Park – Canada’s Playground for the World

Waking up we were eager to get out of big city Calgary and get back into nature.  Today we were headed to one of Canada’s most famous national parks, Banff.  The weather had gotten much warmer in the few days that we spent in Calgary and we hoped that it translated to warmer weather in...

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