14 days in British Columbia, Yukon & Skagway Itinerary

14 days in British Columbia, Yukon & Skagway Itinerary

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14 days in British Columbia, Yukon & Skagway Itinerary

Start: Kelowna, Canada
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Quesnel, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Liard River, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Whitehorse, Canada
— 2 nights
4
Dawson City, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
5
Skagway, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Vancouver, Canada


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Quesnel, Canada

Quesnel ©
Quesnel is a small city that is part of the Cariboo District of British Columbia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the activities along Dragon Lake and then tee off at Richbar Golf and Gardens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Quesnel trip itinerary maker app .

Kelowna to Quesnel is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In August, daytime highs in Quesnel are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Liard River.

Things to do in Quesnel

Nature Parks Golf
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Dragon Lake ©
Dragon Lake
Richbar Golf and Gardens ©
Richbar Golf and Gardens

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Liard River, Canada

Liard River ©
Liard River is a small community in northern British Columbia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): walk around Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Liard River driving holiday tool .

Getting from Quesnel to Liard River by car takes about 14.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Quesnel in August, you will find days in Liard River are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). On the 7th (Wed), you're off toWhitehorse.

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Parks
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Whitehorse, Canada

Whitehorse ©
Surrounded by three distinctive mountains, and perched upon a frigid river, Whitehorse lives up to its reputation as "The Wilderness City." The capital, and indeed only city of Canada's northwest Yukon region has a reputation for its clean air, with one survey ranking it as the city with the lowest air pollution in the world.
On the 7th (Wed), look for gifts at The Rock Shop and then look for all kinds of wild species at Miles Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at MacBride Museum, get outside with Black Bear Wilderness Adventures, then shop like a local with Yukon Artists @ Work, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at White Horse Christ Cathedral.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Whitehorse trip maker tool .

Getting from Liard River to Whitehorse by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly. In August, daily temperatures in Whitehorse can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dawson City.

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Black Bear Wilderness Adventures ©
Black Bear Wilderness Adventures
Miles Canyon ©
Miles Canyon
Yukon Artists @ Work ©
Yukon Artists @ Work

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Dawson City, Canada

Dawson City ©
The Town of the City of Dawson, commonly known as Dawson City or Dawson, is a town in Yukon, Canada. On the 9th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Robert Service Cabin, look for gifts at Klondike Nugget and Ivory Shop, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Anglican Church, then see the interesting displays at S.S. Keno National Historic Site, then ponder the world of politics at Commissioner's Residence, and finally examine the collection at Dawson Firefighter Museum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Dawson City trip itinerary website .

Fly from Whitehorse to Dawson City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August in Dawson City, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Skagway.

Things to do in Dawson City

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Jack London Museum ©
Jack London Museum
S.S. Keno National Historic Site ©
S.S. Keno National Historic Site
Dawson City Museum ©
Dawson City Museum

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Skagway, United States

Skagway ©
The Municipality and Borough of Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. On the 12th (Mon), look for gifts at Back Alley Rock Shop and then hike along Upper Dewey Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yakutania Point and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

Before you visit Skagway, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Dawson City to Skagway takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dawson City to Skagway. Traveling from Dawson City in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Skagway, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Skagway

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Upper Dewey Lake ©
Upper Dewey Lake
Yakutania Point ©
Yakutania Point
Fishing Charters & Tours

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