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Immerse yourself in Alaska’s intriguing culture and history on this small-group or private tour in Fairbanks. Browse interesting art exhibits and installations at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitor Center and learn about the state’s important heritage at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Stop by the Yukon Quest Log Cabin for a glimpse into the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race and explore Pioneer Park (seasonal), featuring several museums and attractions that celebrate Alaska’s many notable cultural, historical and economic hallmarks. Choose from a small-group or private tour to ensure you’ll receive personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide.
Most of this journey takes place on the famed James Dalton Highway. The Dalton Highway is the lifeline between Fairbanks and the oil fields of Prudhoe Bay on the Arctic Ocean. The sights will be familiar to those who watch the show “Ice Road Truckers.”Cover a total of 400 miles (640 km) of wild northern terrain, making stops along the way to snap photos, stretch your legs, and watch for wildlife. There is an excellent chance to see the aurora borealis. Cross over the Yukon River and arrive at the Arctic Circle Sign, where you can collect a commemorative Arctic Circle certificate before the return drive to Fairbanks.
Discover the ethereal beauty of Alaska’s famous celestial display, impressive ice sculptures and the state’s ancient healing waters on an evening trip from Fairbanks. Throughout the night, admire the artwork inside Aurora Ice Museum and a dip into Chena Hot Spring Resort’s outdoor mineral water baths before chasing the lights. Your guide will lead your small group out to ideal northern lights viewing locations, where you’ll wait with warm beverages for a chance at glimpsing the multicolored display in the sky. Round-trip transport from Fairbanks or North Pole hotels is included.
Venture out of Fairbanks to Murphy Dome for unobstructed views in an ideal spot for viewing the Northern Lights. Stay warm in the van, or hop out to breathe in the fresh air during a night spent star-gazing and marveling at this natural phenomenon. This Northern Lights Tour takes you away from city lights, and is often above the temperature inversion during cold spells.
We offer personalized, small group tours by the most experienced Alaskan guides in the business, who are also part owners of this enterprise.We love what we do and it shows! Come let us entertain you and show you the many splendors of winter in America's greatest state!
Venture out of Fairbanks to our cozy lodge for unobstructed views in an ideal spot for viewing the Aurora Borealis. Stay warm in the van, or hop out to breathe in the fresh air during a night spent star-gazing and marveling at this natural phenomenon. This Aurora Borealis Tour takes you away from city lights.