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Arctic Circle and Northern Lights Tour from Fairbanks
"Your 14-hour adventure to the Arctic Circle starts with hotel pickup in Fairbanks by your experienced guide. Head north out of town in the afternoon traveling along the Dalton Highway.Featured on the TV show Ice Road Truckers the Dalton Highway (technically Alaska Route 11) runs north-south through Alaska nearly all the way to the Arctic Ocean and parallels the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. It’s one of the most isolated roads in the United States and provides some beautiful Alaskan scenery for you to enjoy during the ride. Learn from your guide about the Trans-Alaska Pipeline one of the world’s largest pipeline systems built in the 1970s to carry crude oil from Prudhoe Bay 800 miles (1
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Ice Fishing Day Tour
"Begin your ice fishing day with pick-up at your Fairbanks accommodation. Let the local guide take the stress out of driving and save on those additional costs. From there you will enjoy a scenic drive to the premier ice fishing spots on selected lakes in acquire the old native skills of ice fishing from an experienced guide.While catching fish in a warm hut on a beautiful lake you can still safely enjoy the brisk clear air and peaceful environment of Interior Alaska: home to some of the best ice fishing this state has to offer.Enjoy a warm cooked fish lunch which (hopefully!) you caught yourself.""""Spend an exciting winter’s day on a frozen lake outside of Fairbanks Alaska. You'll learn native techniques of ice fishing from experienced guides. Test out your new skills and catch your lunch on this unique day experience!"
From $238.00
 
Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Night Tour from Fairbanks
"Your evening begins at 5pm with pickup from your lodging in Fairbanks. Head approximately 60 miles (100 km) to the Chena Hot Springs Resort. Here you'll have a chance to cool off in the incredible Fairbanks Ice Museum. This building built entirely out of ice boasts a full ice bar and chandeliers built painstakingly out of handcrafted ice.By 8pm you can soak your cares away in the warm and inviting Chena Hot Springs. These hot springs were discovered by natives and early miners and are still enjoyed today. The resort makes use of the first low-temperature binary geothermal power plant built in A begin to look out for the Northern Lights. The Northern Lights is one of the most spectacular natural phenomenons on the planet and on this night tour you will have the chance to see this marvel of nature for yourself. This natural light display is caused by the collision of charged particles with atoms high in the atmosphere
From $190.00

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Osaka Restaurant

Osaka Restaurant is my favorite restaurant in Utqia?vik (Barrow). It is typical Alaskan (not very sightly -- not very clean -- not very large), but the food is excellent. Osaka is primarily a sushi...
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Northern Lights Restaurant

I only ate here once while working in Utqia?vik (Barrow), and I do not recall what I ate. It did not leave a lasting impression on me, though I did finish my meal and went away sated. The Northern...
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Arctic Thai Food

I am including this tip just to give you more options while you are visiting Utqia?vik (Barrow). I never ate at Arctic Thai Food, it was closed at the time I went past. So I ate at the Northern...
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Sam & Lee's Restaurant

Sam & Lee's is the Chinese food option in Utqia?vik (Barrow). The restaurant is on the second floor. I can not attest to the handicap accessibility, this is rural Alaska, and building codes are...
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Arctic Pizza

If you are not a sushi person, or you want a better sit down experience. Arctic Pizza may be the place for you. A bit of a hike from the Top of the World Hotel, Arctic Pizza is worth the walk (or...
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Brower’s Cafe (Closed)

I did not care too much for Brower's Cafe, but I am surprised to hear that is has been closed because of it's proximity to a landmark and a photo opportunity, the Whale Ribs. I did not enjoy the food...
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Shogun Teriyaki House

This is another option for Chinese food. I prefer it to Sam & Lee's, but that is not carved in stone. So be your own judge. The best feature of Shogun Teriyaki House is the drive thru window. The...
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Pepe's North of the Border (Closed)

The most famous restaurant in Utqia?vik (Barrow) burned to the ground in 2013. Though I was not a fan of Pepe's, I am sad that it is no longer there. Fran Tate always kept the place festive and...
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Pepe's

Although it is rather pricey, as most merchandise seems to a visitor in this region, it is well worth your time & dollars to stop by Pepe's for lunch or dinner. They also offer pizza and other...
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Apr 25, 2006

Osaka Restaurant

The restaurant is a small 6 or 7 table, establishment, run by the owners. Very friendly and great cooks. TRY THE PORK BULGOGI. A korean dish that can be spiced up with a chili sauce. It is to die for....
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Sep 07, 2004

Sam and Lee's Retaurant

A local native couple I met in Barrow recommended this restaurant to me as a place that serves bigger portions and charges less money than the restaurants a couple of blocks away but nearer the major...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Aug 25, 2004

Pepe's North of the Border

Pepe's North of the Border is THE place to eat in Barrow. When I was there all three of the spacious dining rooms were bustling with locals, tourists, and even a meeting of the Rotary Club. The...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Aug 24, 2004

Osaka Japanese & American Restaurant

This little restaurant is an extension to the front of the home of the Japanese family which runs it. A large sign in front said: BREAKFAST, So the morning found me there. I thought the hours of...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Aug 22, 2004

PEPE................

YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE IT.........PEPE ITS A MEXICAN RESTAURANT OWNED AND OPERATED BY A GERMAN LADY.........THE HAVE MEXICANS WORKING THERE ( I DONT KNOW WHAT THEY THINK OF THE COLD ) THEY HAVE THE BEST...
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TYCOON007
May 09, 2004

Top Hotels in Barrow

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1200 Agviq St., Box 189, Barrow, Alaska, 99723, United States
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1815 Momegana Street., Box 933, Barrow, Alaska, 99723, United States
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1752 Ahkovak Street, Barrow, Alaska, 99723, United States
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Top Things to Do in Barrow

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NARL -- Naval Arctic Research Laboratory

Utqia?vik (Barrow), being the furthest north community in the US, was is an ideal place to study the Arctic. The US Navy built a research facility about 5 miles outside of Utqia?vik (Barrow) to...
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Polar Bear Plunge

Many travelers go to Utqia?vik (Barrow) just to say that they have been to the top of the world, and to prove it they join the Polar Bear Club by plunging themselves into the sea. There is a tour that...
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Utqia?vik (Barrow) National Forest

The National Forest of Utqia?vik (Barrow) is worth the ride out Stevenson Street past NARL, past the blue football field, all the way to Elson Lagoon. Utqia?vik (Barrow) has no trees, but it has drift...
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Iñupiat Heritage Center

A great way to learn about the culture and history of Utqia?vik (Barrow) is to visit the Iñupiat Heritage Center. Located across from the Big Store, the center presents a good overview of life in the...
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Browerville

Your photo album would not be complete without a stop in Browerville, one of the neighborhoods of Utqia?vik (Barrow), to have your photo taken inside the ribs of a whale. Even though there is only one...
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Subsistance Lifestyle

In Alaska many people still live a subsistence lifestyle. This means hunting and fishing for our food. In Utqia?vik (Barrow) it also means whaling. A whale can really help the village through the...
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"yeah_baby's Barrow - Top of the World"
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