RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
>> >> >>

Alcan, Alaska

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AK

Introduction ...

When we're planning a trip and want to make reservations or still at home and looking for a place to eat, we usually start by visiting the TripAdvisor website. Once on their website we search for what's available, then check the recommendations and experiences of other people.

Although there are many ways of searching the TripAdvisor website, we prefer to start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page. On the Tourism page you'll find a quick overview of the community, with links to restaurants, lodging, flights, rentals and nearby attractions.

While we are unaware of a TripAdvisor Tourism page that is specific to Alcan, there are communities in the surrounding area that have Tourism pages that may be of help. The following map should help you find find those communities communities.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages Near Alcan   ...

The red map marker shows the location of Alcan. In this case, we are unaware of a TripAdvisor Tourism page for Alcan.

Clicking on a blue marker will open the TripAdvisor Tourism page for that community. The Tourism page will open in a new browser window.

An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map. As above, clicking on a marker will open the selected Tourism page in a new window. Clicking on the community's name will cause a jump to the Tourism map for that community.



  Tetlin (AK)  
  Northway (AK)  
  Beaver Creek (YT)  

List of Neighboring TripAdvisor Tourism Pages ...

Below is a list of those communities which have a TripAdvisor Tourism page and are relatively close to Alcan - within 50 miles [80.5 km].

Our list sorts the communities in alphabetical order. There are 3 communities listed.

For each community, we give:

  • The approximate distance and direction from Alcan
  • If we know it, we give the population of the community
  • A link to the TripAdvisor Tourism page. The TripAdvisor page will open in a new browser window
  • A link that will jump to our map for the community's map of Tourism pages

Beaver Creek

25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the South Southeast (SSE) of Alcan

Population: 103

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Beaver Creek

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Beaver Creek


30 miles [48.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Alcan

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Northway

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Northway


50 miles [80.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Alcan

TripAdvisor Tourism page for Tetlin

Map of Tourism pages - centered on  Tetlin


Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community located in Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Alcan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alcan. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alcan) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alcan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alcan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.7231, Longitude: -141.1881     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alcan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation


Sitemap Privacy
of Use


Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 18 Oct 2016
By John Hall