Watson Lake is a small northern town just north of BC. Located on the Alaska Hwy in southeastern Yukon. Watson Lake offers diverse Alaska Hwy accommodation in motels and hotels. Several of the hotels and motels in Watson Lake might not offer lodging year-round.
If you drive north from Watson Lake for 5 hours over the Alaska Hwy you reach Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon.
Look for lodging at Muncho Lake, 2 1/2 hours south of Watson Lake, therefore saving a day on the journey to Alaska. The Alaska Hwy is now all paved in northern BC and southern Yukon. Todays Alcan can easily be traveled by any car or motorcycle . Many Alcan travelers realize that they can spend a night at a hotel or motel in Dawson Creek or Fort St. John, then drive to Muncho Lake to overnight at a nice hotel accommodation.