Alaska's Historic Fairbanks Exploration Inn

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, Manley Hot Springs, and Eagle Summit.
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Travel Blogs from Fairbanks

What a grizzly time in Denali

A travel blog entry by tredders on Sep 06, 2014

29 photos

... me. It was awesome.
By the time we got back on the bus the mother bear or Sow as they are called by people in the know, and her cub had wondered to the hill just near where the buses were loading, to there was a frenzy of photographers with 3 foot telescopic lenses all running about like they had ADD... Fortunately the ranger came out and hussled everyone back into the safety zone.
On the trip home everyone was exhausted, it had been such ...


A travel blog entry by kathrynmccormic on Sep 03, 2014

9 photos

... sitting on a plastic chair in the pool and the sun was shining, so it was quite pleasant.

Not many photos today as there isn’t much interesting around Fairbanks. We did go looking for musk ox that are at a research station on the edge of town, but it was closed for the season. Then it was quite difficult for me to take photographs, as they were behind 3 fences. I tried very hard to get the lens through the wires of the fences but it ...

Back to Civilization and Paved Roads!

A travel blog entry by happytrails123 on Aug 02, 2014

3 comments, 47 photos

August 2nd – Tok to Fairbanks, AK – Day 26 of Caravan

Shortly after leaving the campground, we spotted a female moose running into the woods. Our first stop in the 206 mile, mostly rainy trip today was Delta Junction, which is the official end of the Alaskan Highway. We received a certificate noting our completion of the Highway and pictures at the sign. Across the street was a Farmer's Market where we ...


A travel blog entry by pattikak on Jul 17, 2014

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... in March every year. On the Riverboat Discovery cruise we met David Monson. He was a winner of the Yukon Quest. He married Susan Butcher who won the Iditarod 4 times! Before Susan passed away in 2008 from leukemia, she wrote a children's book about Granite, her sled lead dog. David signed a copy of it for us.

In the afternoon, we took a coach to our next hotel. It was a 3 hour ride. Again, pleasantly surprised, our hotel here is beautiful. ...

Fairbanks-Chena Hot Springs-Back to TOK

A travel blog entry by navillus on Jul 01, 2014

42 photos

... full from the mass ...

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