The Road to Alaska via Lethbridge
The Road to Alaska is an amazing journey with beautiful stops all along the way. Take a detour from the ordinary and stop by Lethbridge. With beautiful, unique landscapes, all the amenities and day trips from the city, its time to add Lethbridge to your itinerary!
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Checking the Road to Alaska off your bucket list?
Whether you have been planning for months or just started we are here to help! Take a detour from the ordinary — see coulees, hoodoos, mountains and more from Lethbridge! From stocking up for the next big legs to taking a break there are so many things to see and do in and around Lethbridge!
How to Get Here
Whether you're coming from the North, East, South or even West Lethbridge is the perfect spot to stop to refuel and recharge! Located just off of Highway 3, 4 and 5 you won't have to take too much of a detour to experience all that Lethbridge has to offer! The largest city south of Calgary, Lethbridge has all the amenities you need to rest up, eat up and stock up!
Coming from the states? Learn important information for crossing the border and more with our blog!
Looking to set up camp for a few days? Lethbridge is within driving distance of amazing sights including 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Stay here and see more of Southern Alberta!
Check out our transportation page to learn more about how to get to Lethbridge!
Plan your Route to Alaska
The Route to mile zero (Dawson Creek, BC) can take many roads. Whether you're wanting to take the scenic route or on a time crunch we have the route for you!
Whichever route you take make Lethbridge your first stop. Only an hour away from the Sweetgrass/Coutts border — which is conveniently open 24 hours a day — and with familiar big-name brands, campgrounds and sani-dumps Lethbridge makes an amazing first base camp on the Canadian leg of your trip!
The City Route
Looking for a quicker route or just an urbanite at heart? Explore Alberta's largest cities and enjoy all other the big city amenities they have to offer!
Total Drive Time: 14 Hours and 45 minutes
The Cowboy Trail
Take the scenic route to Alaska! Drive through the rolling foothills of Alberta as you enjoy the mountains to the west and prairie views to the east! Step back in time and learn about Alberta's ranching and cowboy history!
Total Drive Time: 14 Hours and 54 Minutes
The Icefield Parkway
Take a drive through 2 of Alberta's 4 National Parks and see the mountain sights! This may be the longest route through Alberta to Mile Zero it is one of the most scenic routes — if you have time and love the mountains this is the route for you!
Total Drive Time: 16 Hours and 02 Minutes
The most stop for any RV'er a good sani-dump can help your vacation go smoothly!
Our Visitor Centre
Located in the parking lot of our visitor centre (2805 Scenic Dr S) our FREE sani dump is run by the City of Lethbridge. The Sani-dump can accommodate 2 RVs at a time and is equipped with grey and potable water.
Stay at a campground near the city? Check to see if they have a sani-dump or full-service sites before you book!
Bridgeview RV Resort
Located just off of Highway 3 Bridgeview RV Resort is the perfect place to stop in and offers sites with full hookups.
Elbas Cabins and RV Resort
Located in the countryside Elbas Cabins and RV Resort offers sites with full hookups and more!
Park Lake Provincial Park
Located just outside of Lethbridge, Park Lake Provincial Park is the perfect place to experience the wilderness while enjoying the amenities of Lethbridge!
Where to Stay
Stay a while! Stay at one of Lethbridge's spectacular campgrounds! Unhitch once and enjoy all that Southern Alberta has to offer. With so many amazing things to see and do in and around Lethbridge, you'll definitely want to stay a while!
Camp in luxury at the Pure Casino in Lethbridge! With amazing food, excellent services and more you're sure to enjoy your stay — not to mention it's FREE (please note you must register inside and there is a 3-night max stay)! While you're there try your luck at the slots or play a round of poker!
Stock up at some of our big-name stores or explore or amazing local boutiques!
Costco —3200 Mayor Magrath Dr S
Superstore — 3515 Mayor Magrath Dr S
Walmart — 3700 Mayor Magrath Dr S OR 3195 26 Ave N
Parkplace Mall — #131 501 1 Ave S
Canadian Tire — 2720 Fairway Rd S OR Centre Village Mall, 1240 2 Avenue A N
Lethbridge is full of amazing local boutiques to get that unique gift or find the perfect item to make your RV feel more like home!
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Set up camp once and see more! Lethbridge is just a Daytrip away from mountains, hoodoos and 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites! Explore all that Southern Alberta has to offer all from the comfort of Lethbridge!
Indulge your senses in the fresh local ingredients, beautiful scenery and great company — provided by you — at one of Lethbridge’s unique local restaurants. Whether you are looking for a quick bite in the morning before you hit the road at a local café, a casual — or more refined — dining experience, a cold glass of craft beer, or want to dine around the world, Lethbridge has a restaurant for any occasion and craving. Check out some of the fantastic restaurants below and find your new favourite local spot!
Check out some Great Local Resturants!
Things happen — we're here to help. We know not everything can go perfectly so when something does go wrong we have made your life a little easier with a list of places to get you're RV serviced at!