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Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks
"Dress in warm winter layers before being picked up from your Fairbanks or North Pole hotel and transported to Chena Hot Springs Resort located roughly 60 miles (97 kilometers) northeast of Fairbanks. On your 1.5-hour drive keep your eyes peeled on the passing landscape for wildlife that might include a moose beaver or fox.Once you arrive at Chena Hot Springs Resort enjoy an array of activities as you wait for the prime time to view the northern lights. First follow your guide to the Aurora Ice Museum which is crafted from more than 1
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Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks
"Dress in warm winter layers before being picked up from your Fairbanks or North Pole hotel and transported to Chena Hot Springs Resort located roughly 60 miles (97 kilometers) northeast of Fairbanks. On your 1.5-hour drive keep your eyes peeled on the passing landscape for wildlife that might include a moose beaver or fox.Once you arrive at Chena Hot Springs Resort enjoy an array of activities as you wait for the prime time to view the northern lights. First follow your guide to the Aurora Ice Museum which is crafted from more than 1
From $175.00
 
Alaskan Heritage Tour in Fairbanks
"After pickup from your Fairbanks hotel your guide will take you to the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitor Center located on the banks of the Chena River in downtown Fairbanks. Named after an Alaska native and political leader this community center celebrates native Alaskan culture and natural history through interesting exhibits indigenous art and tools and life-sized panoramas depicting Alaska’s wildlife and landscapes throughout the seasons. After about an hour here head to University of Alaska Museum of the North whose immersive exhibits tell the story of Alaska’s natural
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More Things to Do in Fairbanks

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Log cabin and shops

The park is huge it can take a half or whole day to stroll around. We arrived at noon in Fairbanks, so we only have a few hours to see the park. Admission is free in the park, but some of museums...
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Pioneer Museum

It is an interesting museum, this was free admission on our visit during memorial weekend, these pioneering relics you'll see it inside. It such a fascinating place to discover, love seeing the...
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Tanana Valley Railroad Museum

The railroad museum inside the park is free admission. You can see inside the museum the role of this railroad in Fairbanks. After visiting the museum you can hop on to this old locomotive train....
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Inside the Pioneer Park

Going inside the park you'll see many old structures that were relocated from various places around Fairbanks and reassembled in the park. You can see outside each structure has a little plaque...
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Pioneer Park

The Pioneer Park is outside the center of Fairbanks, well worth a visit when you are in Fairbanks. Memorial weekend when we were in the city, was very a busy. The weather was also very hot, so...
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Fishing Village A View Into the Past

We docked at a fishing village for a tour into the culture of a previous era in Alaska. Salmon were processed and hung on drying racks. Huskies came up to us to say hello. FYI, huskies are...
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Discovery III Sternwheeler Not to Be Missed

The Discovery III sternwheeler gave us the opportunity to see a different Fairbanks: one that was real and one that was historic. The real was in the life along the river. People live there and some...
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Check out fall colors along the Chena River

September is a great time to visit Fairbanks: moderate daytime temps, crisp evenings, no critters that fly and drill into you, and wonderful fall colors. The changing birches can be viewed by...
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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Stand up paddleboarding is a great activity to see the rivers of Fairbanks and get a little work out. You can also go on their private pond if you don't feel comfortable on the river. Great for...
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See the Dredge, Pan for Gold

Gold Dredge #8 is an interesting piece of Gold Rush history. We took a little narrow gage railroad to get there. The dredge and its equipment operated from 1929-1958. It is 250 ft. long, with 5 decks,...
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Take a riverboat

Cruise the Chena and Tanana Rivers on the sternwheeler Discovery III. This is a narrated 3½-hour tour with a 1-hour stop at the Chena Indian Village, a recreated Athabascan settlement. Beverages and...
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Segway tour in Fairbanks

Take a guided Segway tour in the historic city of Fairbanks. Start with lessons in how to ride/steer/maneuver on the Segway complete with mini obstacle course. Then follow the leader to see the...
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Chena Hot Springs

Just as it sounds it is a Hot Springs. I will write my review as seen by a summer day trip visitor. From Fairbanks it was about an hour and a half drive. Perhaps one can arrive faster but there are...
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Granite Tors Trail

Granite Tors Trail is a 15 mile loop located at mile 39.5 on the Chena Hot Springs Road. There is also a 3 mile loop which is what we did. The 15 mile loop goes from forest and rolling alpine tundra...
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