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

Day 20 - Well really it is now early Day 21

A travel blog entry by bharvey on Jun 08, 2015

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... ice break-up 2016, called the Ice Classic. I had watched a video of it this spring but did not recall it was at Nenana. I did, however, want to stop there just for the name. We went into the Visitor Center and were greeted by a delightful lady, Karen. It turned out she had been the winner of the pin design for 2015 and her daughter had been the winner of the same when she was in Grade 10. It was a lovely ...

Winter magic . . . and what we came here for!

A travel blog entry by travelingadream on Mar 17, 2015

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... throughout the U.S. Many have restaurants and friendly fellow Elks to share information about their area. We instantly have something in common. And, often, they've visited our lodge or know people we know. Over the years we’ve stayed at several Elks Lodge RV parks, but that’s another story.

Our arrival in Fairbanks coincided with the 25th Annual BP World Ice Art Championships. Yes, ...

Northern Lights

A travel blog entry by noeljrblog on Feb 17, 2015

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... is the most severe dogsled race - even more so than the Iditrod!!

We were outside at the campfire at midnight. We had our first viewing of the Northern Lights. They are awesome, but they moved around the sky a bit. We are still trying to figure out how to get a picture of the northern light sky - everything came out black! ...

Lights and more Lights

A travel blog entry by tredders on Sep 04, 2014

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... ground under it will melt and the pipe will drop. There are millions of them. So the costing was phenominal. The permafrost is where the ground under the topsoil is permanently frozen that why no trees grow where it lies.
After all that the highlight of the trip home was a beautiful sunset over the Yukon River then followed by the Aurora Borelalis fading in and out across the sky all the way home. Its a wonderous thing and just so random. Fairbanks is supposed to be one ...

Gold Mining, Riverboat, and Lots of Laughing

A travel blog entry by parsonsfletcher on Sep 02, 2014

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... the culture from Alaskan Native Guides.

We stopped and had pizza and then visited a Fred Meyers (for our 3rd time in Alaska). We are begining to love this store. We are now resting to get up and go to see if we can see the Northern Lights.

  • We head to Denali tomorrow. We continue to have a great time and are enjoying every moment of our adventures.

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