Calgary Stampede & The Alaska Frontier Caravan


Cast of Characters... Our Adventure Caravan RV'ers
Missing is Bruce and Corinne as well as Conrad and Janet, our tail gunners.
   

Index

Days Before Our Adventure Caravan
June 28 thru July 6, 2015

Day 1 - July 7, 2015
Great Falls, MT
● Great Falls of the Missouri (Lewis & Clark Expedition)
● Charles M. Russell Museum
● Get Acquainted Party & Orientation

Day 2-3 - July 8 and 9, 2015
Hill Spring, AB
● Remington Carriage Center Tour and Horse Drawn Carriage Ride
● Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
● Dinner and Live Musical Entertainment Stage Show

Day 4-7 - July 10 thru 13, 2015
Calgary, AB
● North West Mounted Police Museum at Fort Macleod with Famous Musical Horse Show (En route)
● Private Motorcoach Transportation to all Events
● Heritage Park with Gourmet Lunch
● Rope Square
● Olympic Plaza
● Downtown Calgary
● Glenbow Museum
● World Championship Rodeo Events (2 Days)
● Reserved Seating for – World Championship Chuckwagon Races
● Dinner at Calgary Stampede Clubhouse
● Grandstand Show Spectacular- an Entertainment Extravaganza
● Mega Fireworks Display and Laser Show
● Championship Rodeo Finals

Day 8-9 - July 14 and 15, 2015
Banff, AB
● Explore Moraine Lake & Banff

Day 10 - July 16, 2015
Columbia Icefields, AB
● Icefields Athabasca Guided Snow Coach Glacier Tours
● Columbia Icefields Glacier (glass floor) Skywalk

Day 11-12 - July 17 and 18, 2015
Hinton, AB
● Town of Jasper (En route)
● Beaver Boardwalk
● Staff Prepared Mountain Cookout

Day 13-14 - July 19 and 20, 2015
Dawson Creek, BC
● Alaska Highway Presentation
● Visit Milepost ‘0’

Day 15 - July 21, 2015
Fort Nelson, BC
● Heritage Museum

Day 16 - July 22, 2015
Liard River, BC
● Liard Outdoor Hot Springs

Day 17 - July 23, 2015
Watson Lake, YT
● Signpost Forest and Museum

Day 18-20 - July 24 thru 26, 2015
Whitehorse, YT
● SS Klondike
● Frantic Follies Vaudeville Stage Show

Day 21-22 - July 27 and 28, 2015
Dawson City, YT
● ‘Diamond Tooth Gerties’ Show
● Midnight Sunset - Dome Mtn.
● Dawson City Walking Tour
● Gold Dredge No. 4

Day 23 - July 29, 2015
Chicken, AK
● Ferry Across Yukon River
● Top of the World Highway - Part I
● Welcome to Alaska Party

Day 24 - July 30, 2015
Tok, AK
● Top of the World Highway - Part II

Day 25-29 - July 31 thru August 4, 2015
Fairbanks, AK
● End of Alcan Highway Certificate & Pin
● 1900 Roadhouse
● University of Alaska Museum & Gallery
● Lunch at Alaskan Chena’s Grill
● Sternwheeler ‘Riverboat Discovery III’ Cruise
– Susan Butcher Sled Dog Center
- Athabascan Village
- Float Plane Demonstration
● Fairbanks Area Bus Tour
● Cultural Center Presentation
● Fairbanks Ice Museum
● Gold Dredge #8 Tour
- Pan for Gold
- Alaskan Pipeline Presentation
● Alaska Salmon Bake Dinner
● Vaudeville Show
● Trip to the Arctic Circle and Coldfoot, Alaska

Day 30-33 - August 5 thru 8, 2015
Denali, AK
● Denali National Park Bus Tour
– to the backcountry of Kantishna (end of the road)
● Viewing Mt. McKinley (Wasn't Visible)
● White Water Rafting Nenana River-Class 3

Day 34-36 - August 9 thru 11, 2015
Anchorage, AK
● Alaska Native Heritage Center
● Mt. McKinley (later on in the week, it became Mt. Denali)

Day 37-39 - August 12 thru 14, 2015
Homer, AK
● Halibut Fishing Trip

Day 40-43 - August 15 thru 18, 2015
Seward, AK
● Alaska Sealife Center – Includes Guided Behind the Scenes Tour
● Kenai Fjords 5 1/2 Hour Wildlife Cruise
● Explore ‘Exit Glacier’ & Harbor Area

Day 44-45 - August 19 and 20, 2015
Palmer, AK
● The Colony House Museum
● Palmer's Visitors Center
● Musk Ox Farm
● Hatcher Pass & Independence Mine

Day 46-48 - August 21 thru 23, 2015
Valdez, AK
● Prince William Sound plus Meares Glacier
– Deluxe Whale & Wildlife Boat Cruise
– includes Meals (9 Hour Trip)

Day 49 - August 24, 2015
Tok, AK
● Travel Day

Day 50 - August 25, 2015
Destruction Bay, YT
● Wildlife Museum (World Famous?)
● Home Cooked Dinner & Yukon Entertainment

Day 51-54 - August 26 thru 29, 2015
Skagway, AK
● Soapy Smith Vaudeville Show & Monte Carlo Night
● Boat Cruise to Juneau - Wildlife & Whale Watching in Lynn Fjord
● White Pass & Yukon Train Ride

Day 55 - August 30, 2015
N Beaver Post, YT
● Travel Day
● Carcross Desert

Day 56 - August 31, 2015
Dease Lake, BC
● Travel Day

Day 57-58 - September 1 and 2, 2015
Stewart, BC/Hyder, AK
● Bear Viewing in Hyder (Bears Catching Salmon)

Day 59 - September 3, 2015
Smithers, BC
● Travel Day

Day 60-61 - September 4 and 5, 2015
Prince George, BC
● Farewell Dinner Celebration
● Hitch-up Continental Breakfast, Hugs & Good-byes

Days After Our Adventure Caravan
September 5 thru 12, 2015

VIDEOS
There are eighteen videos from the Calgary Stampede to the White Pass & Yukon Route events.

OUR SPECIAL WILDLIFE PHOTOS
Praire Dogs, Rabbits, Mule Deer, Bison, Big Horn Sheep, Birds, Mountain Goats, Ground Squirill or Chipmuck, Caribou, Grizzlly Bears, Moose, Beavers, Sea Otters, Young Mountain Goats, Sea Gules, Black Bears, Salmon, Lemming (?), Halibut, Puffins, Whales, Musk Ox, Porpous, Harbor Seals, Sea Lions, Jellyfish, Wolf, and Eagles.