Day 24 (July 14) – Valdez to Palmer

A leisurely days drive north on the Richardson Highway then west on the Glenn Highway. Beautiful views of the Wrangell Mountains and a stop at the Matanuska Glacier. We checked into a motel in Palmer for a few nights to escape the mosquitoes for a while.

Mount Sanford, 16,237 ft.

Mount Sanford, 16,237 ft.

Mount Wrangell 14,163 ft, highest active volcano in Alaska

Mount Wrangell 14,163 ft, highest active volcano in Alaska

Mount Drum, 12,010 ft.

Mount Drum, 12,010 ft.

Matanuska Glacier

Matanuska Glacier