Alaska's Historic Fairbanks Exploration Inn

Address: 505 Illinois Street, Fairbanks, Alaska, 99701, United States | B&B
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This B&B, located on 505 Illinois Street, Fairbanks, is near Ice Museum, Mt. Healy Overlook Trail, Eagle Summit, and Manley Hot Springs.
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Travel Blogs from Fairbanks

Friends Don't Let Friends Miss Auroras

A travel blog entry by dixiej on Mar 01, 2015

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... with a couple of shower stalls. It was actually pretty comfortable. The owners, Ron and Shirley, are very warm and there's a 24 hour traveler room open for anyone out the Steese that might have trouble or need refuge. The bar attached is huge and nicely decorated for a country bar. It has a Harley Room in the back and a full stage for bands.

Shortly after arriving, Greg Syverson blew in on his ...

Riverboat Day

A travel blog entry by eanselm on Aug 11, 2014

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... riverboats to Alaska interior.

We were at the front of the line for boarding and made our way to the top deck port side at the suggestion of our bus driver. We learned a little about riverboats on Alaskan rivers from the announcer who is also a local radio personality. Riverboats are only about a foot below water and need to be maneuvered carefully because the shallow river changes constantly. Our ...

North to Alaska

A travel blog entry by upupnaway on Jul 24, 2014

7 comments, 4 photos

... and it was delicious.

We travelled by glass roofed train to Denali National Park and since it snowed last night, a very cold wind greeted us. However that didn't spoil the scheduled helicopter ride, which was absolutely fantastic. Saw Mt McKinley and it's the first time it's been visible for 2 weeks, so we were very lucky. It's the third largest mountain range in the world, after Everest and the Andes. We even ...

The end of the Alcan Highway

A travel blog entry by gemberling on Jul 18, 2014

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Left Tok after fueling and visiting the visitors center. Drove nice highway to Delta Jct and the end of the Alaskan Highway. Picture op! Along the way we stopped at Delta Jct Meat and Sausage. Rika's Roadhouse was the next stop. One of the last roadhouses left on the Ric******* Highway, it was run by Rika ? an woman entrepreneur from early Alaskan History. There was a ferry that crossed the ...

Bad Santa

A travel blog entry by budbarbonthego on Jul 17, 2014

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... Alaska Botanical Garden. Examples of flower gardens that are able to thrive in the cold, dry climate were showcased with colors of deep blue, bright yellow, and vivid pink. Crop gardens of peas, giant cabbages and an attempt at tomatoes lined some of the gravel walkways. The forget-me-not is the Alaska state flower and it was included in several of the displays. The massive gardens of peonies reminded me of a recent wedding my daughter-in-law, Melissa, had ...

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