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North to the Dalton

Our Arctic Circle tour bus took this road north to the Dalton. Nice scenery on the way... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
easy drive up to the Dalton

We took this road to pick up the Dalton Highway. We didn't see much traffic once we got north of... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Gotha, Florida
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A road leading to some fairly wild and remote country.
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  • Average7%
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“frost heaves” (2 reviews)
“gas” (2 reviews)
Fairbanks, AK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Arctic Circle tour bus took this road north to the Dalton. Nice scenery on the way home...could see Denali from several points headed back to Fairbanks

Thank DrJim2
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We took this road to pick up the Dalton Highway. We didn't see much traffic once we got north of Fairbanks and it took about 2 hours to get to the Dalton Highway sign. Conditions were great with only a few frost heaves.

Thank M1chtopher
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Took this road as far as Livingood and beginning of Dalton Highway, Didn't get as far as Manley Springs at end. Very pretty ride. One caveat: I saw a local pickup truck at Wickersham Dome, with its window smashed out. I know this could happen...More

Thank joshua b
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is a beautiful route north out of Fairbanks. I went with a guide which made me able to see the gold mines, pipelines, and Hilltop Restaurant as we traveled North. It is beautiful. The road was well-maintained, but you will likely want someone with...More

Thank C L
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My wife and I flew over sections of the Elliott Highway during our escorted ‘Natural Wonders of Alaska’ tour with Titan Travel. We were based for 3 nights on a room only basis at the comfortable and friendly Bridgewater Hotel, Fairbanks, located on the banks...More

12  Thank Rhys J
Reviewed 10 February 2017

In early January, with a fair amount of recently fallen snow, I'm please to report that the roads are very well maintained.

Thank hummingbird052468
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This being my first visit to Alaska (and being in December) I was most pleased to see what a fine highway this was and how clear it was given the snow and cold.

Thank Eugene F
Reviewed 9 November 2016

So after reading some reviews. Remember this road now can be used by the motoring public, but is also a supply line to the north slope and village communities. Choose the correct transportation to navigate this hwy. Road curtesy is a must. Slow, stop and...More

Thank sean775
Reviewed 21 September 2016

It starts just north of Fairbanks and is paved at the beginning top up your gas at Top of the hill restaurant last cheep gas and food. Keep your camera handy wildlife a views are abundant. This road is about 150 miles long, From Fox...More

Thank powell2765
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Based on 9/16 trip, the Elliot is horrible. the paved part from Fairbanks is not too bad, but the turnoff junction toward Manley is indescribable.there are 13 miles under construction (destruction), in which you have to follow a pilot car. You may have to wait...More

Thank metalhead
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21 July 2016|
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Response from Joan C | Reviewed this property |
The blacktop potion of the Elliott was a wonderful, under construction highway. Get a full Tank of gas at Hilltop. and remember there are limited to no services. I went to Manley on the Elliott. I simply drove slow over the... More