Grande Prairie


Grande Prairie, Alberta is a modern town in northern Alberta. Canada. The hotels and motels in Grande Prairie, AB offer accommodation for Alaska Hwy travelers and northern outdoor adventure tourists.

Lodging in northern Alberta and on the Alaska Hwy is available, but it takes some time in planning your northern travel adventure. If you want to save a day on your journey on the Alaska Highway, plan on driving north from Grande Prairie via Dawson Creek and Fort St. John and Fort Nelson to overnight at Muncho Lake. The Alaska Hwy in this section of northern Alberta / northern BC is in excellent driving condition and you will enjoy your travel from northern Alberta to Alaska.

Alaska Highway Driving Times

Further information of Grande Prairie can be found on Travel Alberta’s website, which offers many tourism related trips and suggestions if you plan to drive north of Edmonton, AB towards Grand Prairie.

Grande Prairie is the last major city in northern Alberta and is the Gateway to the Alaska Hwy which starts in Dawson Creek, BC (Mile 0).

If you are planning a northern adventure and you choose any of the overnight accommodations in Grande Prairie, your next northern overnight stop will be Muncho Lake, BC some 9 ½ hours north via the all paved Alaska Highway. For travel planning it is an easy days drive between your overnight hotel or motel – Grande Prairie and the Northern Rockies Lodge on Muncho Lake, BC

After spending the night at a nice hotel in Muncho Lake, the following night accommodation should be booked in any of the many hotels in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.

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