All Roads Lead to Valdez
Drive: Proclaimed as one of “America’s Most Scenic Roads” and known to Alaskans as the “Adventure Corridor,” the drive to Valdez from Fairbanks, Tok, and Anchorage provides breathtaking views of glaciers, waterfalls, towering mountains and incredible scenery. The picturesque Glenn Highway and Richardson Highway converge along the nation’s largest national park — the Wrangell-St. Elias — holding nine of the 16 tallest peaks in the U.S. (Main Photo: Mt.Drum. Photo Credit: Creative Commons)
Whether driving from Anchorage, Tok, or Fairbanks, the community of Glennallen (pictured above. Photo credit: Creative Commons) provides gas, food and lodging needs before continuing on to the Richardson Highway.
Watch for the sign to Worthington Glacier (pictured below – Photo Credit Sean Taylor), one of Alaska’s most accessible glaciers, when driving through the breathtaking Thompson Pass.
Be ready to pull over and take in the majesty of the awe-inspiring Keystone Canyon, where cascading waterfalls greet you from towering canyon walls just before entering Valdez.
Bridal Veil Falls PC: Sean Young