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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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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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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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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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Joe's Apartment

Joe "the Waterman" grew up in Utqia?vik (Barrow) and has spent his life combing the beaches and collecting items that wash up on the shore. He also lives the Alaskan lifestyle and his apartment shows...
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Scale Model of the Solar System

Utqia?vik (Barrow) has a scale model of the solar system that starts at the Elementary School and continues far afield. While the closest planets fit nicely onto the side of the school (from the Sun,...
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Party on the Beach

If you are visiting Utqia?vik (Barrow) in the summertime, you can meet many scientists who are doing arctic research work. They come from all over the world to study bird migration, whales, climate...
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Try the Maktak

Maktak is pronounced Muck-Tuck. I was offered some by a native when I visited his home. His mother was braiding the dried sinew to make the thread for the skin boats. This is the real deal. He also...
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NOAA Weather Station

Weather Balloons have been an integral way of measuring atmospheric conditions for a long time, but have you ever seen a weather balloon? While in Utqia?vik (Barrow), you may have the chance. This is...
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Playgrounds

If you are traveling with children, it is always a good idea to let them have some child time. Send them out to play. Utqia?vik (Barrow) has plenty of options including a public recreation center, an...
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Wading in the Arctic Ocean

Most people live their entire lifetime without ever seeing the Arctic Ocean. So if you come this far, you might as well get your feet wet. The Arctic Ocean is completely frozen most of the year, but...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Apr 04, 2011

Visit the Beach on the Artic Ocean

The image I have from the air shows that the Artic Ocean in July, 1960 was still full of ice. My Aunt Margaret poses for a photo on the beach without a jacket, although the native boy is wearing one....
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atufft
May 17, 2006

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