Fairbanks Things to Do

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    Ice sculpture Championships: incredible

    by yaaqov Written Oct 13, 2006

    "Ice Art Championships"
    it is incredible. Have to see www.icealaska.com in order to believe.
    There is also kid's park.

    On march, every year.

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    Ride the Midnight Sun Express

    by cfuentesm Written Jul 18, 2006

    Take the Midnight Sun train back to Anchorage. It is a long long trip, but quite nice scenery all around.

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    El Dorado Gold Mine Panning

    by cfuentesm Written Jul 18, 2006

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    This is how we tourists can pan for gold these days. You'll get a little bit of gold, promised. And it's yours to keep.

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    Athabascan Village

    by cfuentesm Written Jul 18, 2006

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    If you take the trip to Riverboat Discovery, you can also visit this Athabascan Village where you'll learn about typical customs and ways of life.

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    Riverboat Discovery

    by cfuentesm Written Jul 18, 2006

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    You can have a nice afternoon travelling on this riverboat. Nice river views plus you get to stop at an Athabascan Village and watch how sled dogs are trained.

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    Cross the Arctic Circle along Dalton Highway

    by victorwkf Updated Oct 20, 2005

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    Cross the Arctic Circle along the Dalton Highway. It's not everyday that you can claim you have crossed the Arctic Circle ! Go pass this geographical milestone along the Dalton Highway !

    Crossing the arctic circle, Alaska
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    Take a cruise along the Chena River

    by victorwkf Updated Oct 20, 2005

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    Take a cruise along the Chena River. Experience a relaxing cruise along the Chena River and re-live the gold rush days of Fairbanks. The weather is fantastic and warm in late spring and summer.

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    March 2005 World Ice Art Festival

    by Aurora907 Updated Oct 19, 2005

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    I cannot stress enough how fun this event is. I suppose it may be because it follows the long, dark, cold winter. Be sure to check out the rest of the Ice Art photos in my Fairbanks Travelogue.

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    Alaska Pipeline

    by Smokeyythebear1 Updated Sep 11, 2005

    This is a popular tourist attraction and it cost very little to see. There are various spots along the Steese/Richardson Hwy (HWY 2) to view the pipeline.

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    River Boat Discovery

    by mydreamquest Written Oct 26, 2004

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    Adults $44.95, Children (3-12) $29.95

    Explore the Chena River and learn about the Indian/Innuit tribes and how they lived in Alaska.

    Scenic, comfortable, interesting, and informative.

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    Northern Lights (aurora)

    by victorwkf Written Jul 4, 2003

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    Fairbanks is one of the best places to witness the northern lights, especially during winter months.

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    University of Alaska, Fairbanks Museum

    by RSeppeler Written Dec 25, 2002

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    Well worth the admission of approx $5.00. You have to allow at least 4 hours to see it all. Very descriptive history of Alaska.

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    The Eskimo Family Statue

    by victorwkf Written Sep 7, 2002

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    This statue in the town centre next to the Chena River is a famous landmark and a good place for photographs. There are also various eating places nearby.

    Eskimo Family Statue at Fairbanks, Alaska
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    The Trans-Alaska Pipeline...

    by o00o Written Aug 25, 2002

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    The Trans-Alaska Pipeline carries approximately 1.8 million barrels of oil a day 800 miles from the north slope to the port of Valdez in Prince William Sound

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