Things to see and do - Fairbanks
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Spread among rolling hills along the Chewna River, Alaska’s second-largest city is the hub for the state’s interior. Beginning as a trading post for gold miners in 1901, the town prospered with the building of military instillations in World War II and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline in the 1970s. A resourceful and often eccentric citizenry copes with brutal winters and opens its arms to the nightless days of summer.
Tourist attractions Fairbanks : Things to see and do
Headquarters. 201 First Ave. USA - Fairbanks AK 99709
Bush pilots fly visitors to this sprawling (12,816sq mi) national park. Guided adventures, booked well in advance, begin either in the Inupiat Eskimo village of Anaktuvuk Pass or in the century-old trading village of Bettles.
500 2nd Ave. USA - Fairbanks AK 99701
A vicarious look at one of Fairbanks' premier annual events. A 20min slide presentation takes viewers through the process of ice sculpting, from the harvesting of giant blocks of clear ice at a nearby pond to the carving of exquisitely detailed anima..
1300 College Rd. USA - Fairbanks AK 99701
Hosts geese, ducks, swans, sandhill cranes, and other birds on their annual migrations. A nature center holds interpretive displays, and a 2mi trail loops the refuge. Moose are often spotted early mornings and late afternoons.