Themes: Iconic Drives Categories: Touring, Iconic Drives

Miles of memories

RVing in the Yukon offers far more than your standard Canadian road trip. Here, easy driving on uncrowded highways takes you to some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet. Choose from one of these seven iconic road trips. Leisurely wind along scenic highways. Loop a few favourite drives together. With breathtaking vistas and inviting detours, you won’t want the journey to end.

01 Location

Alaska Highway

Starting in Dawson Creek, BC and winding all the way to Delta Junction, AK, the construction of the Alaska Highway was once called "the hardest job since the Panama Canal.” Built in nine months under incredibly daunting conditions, today it’s a driver’s dream. Relish the wide-open spaces of this iconic route steeped in history, and tick off this bucket-list drive.

autoroute de l'Alaska
Martin Rudlof
02 Location

Klondike Kluane Loop

Cross frontiers and travel back in time in a perfect history­–nature mashup. Gold rush fever, cultural exploration, and outdoor adventure—this scenic adventure has it all. Round up natural wonders in Kluane National Park & Reserve, get down and dirty in the goldfields of the Klondike, and track historic journeys across the Top of the World Highway in one giant loop.

Parc National de Kluane
YG/Cathie Archbould
03 Location

Campbell/Canol Route

For an off-the-beaten-track experience, venture into one of the Yukon’s least populated regions. This route includes the Alaska, North Klondike and Robert Campbell Highways, along with the rugged South Canol Road not recommended for RV drivers. With miles of untouched wilderness, this drive offers solitude, a leisurely pace and all the fishing, hiking and camping you could ask for.

route Dempster
Darren Roberts
04 Location

Golden Circle Drive

Drivers, be warned. Dramatic landscapes will be competing for your attention as you journey past turquoise rivers and a tiny desert, across an ocean channel and international borders, and through towering mountain ranges. Experience an unforgettable route, with a side of White Pass & Yukon Route railroad fun on the side. All aboard for the drive of a lifetime.

Autoroute
Gouvernement du Yukon
05 Location

Southern Lakes

A favourite of locals and visitors alike, this route offers easy driving through a landscape of deep blue lakes, coastal mountains and hospitable villages. As you go, make time for water play of every variety, mountain bike adventures, nature gazing, and artistic and cultural inspiration in this picture-perfect loop of Southern Lakes’ finest.

route Annie Lake
Victor Aerden
06 Location

The Silver Trail

Trade the typical touristy hot spots for hidden-gem communities and unexplored alpine vistas. Home to the lesser known silver “rush,” this drive is rich in minerals, colourful characters, and unexpected treasures. Watch for plenty of wildlife on this remote wilderness drive as you head into “the Heart of the Yukon.”
 

Silver Trail
Jason Frank Rothenberg / Best Made Company
07 Location

Dempster Highway

Drive the Dempster Highway through a treasured Canadian wilderness park, past stunning scenery and across the Arctic Circle. From mountain vistas to colourful alpine tundra to abundant wildlife, this truly memorable driving adventure invites you to slow down, take it all in, and prepare to be wowed on all sides.

route Dempster
Michael Overbeck