Leg 2: August 2020: Anchorage to Calgary
Leg 2: August 2020: Anchorage to Calgary

Leg 2: August 2020: Anchorage to Calgary

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5AUG: Depending on how much we enjoy the national park, we make our way through down to Anchorage for a quick visit and perhaps an airport run.

7AUG: Drive down to the town Homer on the Kenai peninsula, a remote fishing village with gorgeous views on the glaciers. Ithas a Scandinavian touch in its style, with the colorful wooden homes.

9AUG: On our way out, we pass Anchorage and head full on East for the first time.

11AUG: We are going through Beaver Creek, the Westernmost village of Canada, back in the Yukon. We have 3000 km until Vancouver area, approximately 6 days. We have a ferry option here, from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy on Vancouver Island, which would save us from driving about 500km.

17AUG: Vancouver area, from the island to the city (depending on the alternate route, there are many hikes, pubs, history, outdoor activities and entertainment to keep us there all summer but we want to make the most out of the Rockies so we won’t be more than 6 days before leaving Vancity. In the meantime, we will surf in Tofino, stroll the streets of the very Victorian Victoria, cycle through Stanley Park, indulge in the West Coast culture, and maybe even go to Squamish for some rock climbing or mountain biking.

23AUG: Sea to Summit highway calls and we are out of this lovely metropolitan region, on our way to Banff.

30AUG: We arrive in Calgary, after spending almost a week on the Icefield Parkway. The highlights are numerous, and no decision can be made until we arrive close by regarding where we will sleep or where we will hike. It will be a decision worth thinking and talking about for many days as there are many good options. Rest assured, it will be camping, Banff and Jasper are ridiculously expensive.

1SEP: Calgary - we will pick you up or deliver you at Calgary International Airport (IATA code YYC)