Fairbanks, AK, has light, warmth, and energy unlike anywhere in the world. Its nickname is fittingly "The Golden Heart" city. The gateway to Alaska’s Interior and the Artic, Fairbanks offers many varied types of accommodations. Choices include cozy bed & breakfasts, cabins, hostels, hotels, motels, camp grounds and RV parks and vacation rentals. Twenty-five bed & breakfast establishments are ready to provide for visitors and travelers.
Fairbanks offered an abundance of food, ranging from international fine dining to casual dining, fast food, bakeries, and coffee shops. Before departure, a meal at Gambardella's Pasta Bella or Zach’s Restaurant will leave you with fond memories of a visit to Fairbanks.
Riverboat Discovery operates during summer months only, gifting visitors with a memorable, entertaining adventure cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers. The day includes a guided walking tour through the Chena Indian Village.
Fairbanks has a multitude of interesting activities available. Depending on season and weather, visitors could consider a stop at University of Alaska Museum of the North, where guests can view splendid architecture and prize-winning displays.
Shopping in Fairbanks is a bit different than anywhere else. In a single shop, you might find Native handmade, intricately crafted items, and the next aisle contains food staples. Travelers will enjoy gift shops, specialty boutiques, and art galleries.
Alaskan Northern Lights Tour operates from November to March. The tour is led by an Alaskan mountain man, who is also a Trapper and a Dog Musher.