Described as the "quintessential reference" for Alaska travelers, The MILEPOST(R) offers mile-by-mile descriptions of more than 15,000 miles of road in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia and Alberta. Its 700-plus pages detail accommodations, camping, sightseeing, attractions and services, as well as fascinating facts on the history and wildlife of the North. Trip planning help and answers to frequently asked questions are addressed in the Travel Planning section, with features on crossing the border, traveling with pets, the Alaska ferry system, driving conditions, railroads, tours and wildlife. Suggested itineraries are mapped out to help travelers plan their trips. The 2019 edition of The MILEPOST(R) is the 71st edition of this classic travel guide, which was first published in 1949 as a 72-page guide to the recently opened Alaska ("Alcan") Highway. A history of the Alaska Highway is included in The MILEPOST(R). The MILEPOST(R) has more than 100 city and road maps; the wildly popular pull-out Plan-A-Trip Map; more than 600 photos; and numerous sidebar features of special interest. Print book buyers have free access to a digital edition.