Our blog series, How They Got Lost, features tips from a few of our past renters on planning and traveling in a campervan, and why their trips were so worth it! We’ve also got a few examples of driving distances between Alaskan towns (it’s farther than you think!) to help with your planning, and we’re available if you have more specific questions.
Where will you Get Lost?
How They Got Lost – The Pallares Family
The Pallares Family took an amazing 8-day June adventure. Follow along on their travels through Alaska's National Parks, where they went on epic hikes and had incredible wildlife sightings!
How they Got Lost – Shawna & Louis
Meet Shawna and Louis, an adventurous couple who took [...]
How They Got Lost – The Wheeler Family
From crossing a gorge in a hand tram to helicopter glacier hiking to meeting Santa’s reindeer, the Wheeler Family made the most of their travel van adventure in Alaska.
How They Got Lost – Michaela & Hakim
Michaela and Hakim went from urban jungle to untamed [...]
How They Got Lost – The Collins Family
Backcountry cabins, water taxis, day hikes and brewery tours: The Collins family did it all during an adventurous week this June, when the family of four made their way across the Kenai Peninsula in a travel van. The latest installment of How They Got Lost features the itinerary and highlights of their summer road trip!
How They Got Lost – Sarah & Brian
"We took our coffee down to the shore and spent the morning whale watching. Never in my life did I think I'd be watching whales from a campground." This installment of How They Got Lost features Sarah & Brian, and their itinerary and highlights, including whale watching from their campsite!
Distance from Anchorage to popular Alaska towns and destinations:
Girdwood: 36 miles/58 kilometers
Whittier: 60 miles/96 kilometers
Cooper Landing: 102 miles/164 kilometers
Seward: 127 miles/204 kilometers
Homer: 221 miles/355 kilometers
Soldotna: 147 miles/236 kilometers
Kenai: 157 miles/252 kilometers
Palmer: 52 miles/83 kilometers
Wasilla: 44 miles/71 kilometers
Talkeetna: 114 miles/183 kilometers
Denali National Park Entrance: 239 miles/384 kilometers
Valdez: 300 miles/483 kilometers
Fairbanks: 359 miles/577 kilometers
Tok: 318 miles/512 kilometers
Willow: 70 miles/113 kilometers
Matanuska Glacier: 97 miles/156 kilometers
Glennallen: 180 miles/290 kilometers