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Driving the Richardson Highway, Fairbanks to Gakona
Headed south from Fairbanks, the Richardson Highway gets more beautiful, the further you drive. You’re truly out in the wilderness on this road — but there are a couple of noteworthy towns, and important places to stop. The Alaska Highway ends along this road, at Delta Junction. And, there’s an interesting historical site that’s worth visiting, at Big Delta — the confluence of the Delta and Tanana Rivers. The Richardson Highway runs from Fairbanks to Valdez, Alaska. Leaving Fairbanks, it’s numbered as Alaska 2. At Delta Junction, Alaska 2 turns east, and Richardson Highway continues as Alaska 4. It was …