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

Still at Wainwright

A travel blog entry by majorme on Jul 24, 2015

3 comments, 2 photos

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Kind of a laid back day. We eat a late breakfast (cold) and went to do laundry but the washers are full. The cost is $3.25/load. This seems exceptionally high but it is due to some Asian ladies trying to do a business out of using the base laundry and charging for it. So they raised the price high enough where it became non-profitable to them. Why didn't they just tell them that was ...

Today we say 'HI' from Riverboat Discovery!

A travel blog entry by jimconnietravel on Jul 21, 2015

66 photos

... river and then a mighty river that flows to the ocean… And then you have the runoff from glacier melt and movement… glaciers in nature have years and years of snow pack on top of them… and if you could see a side cut away of that glacier you’d see layers of dirt… That dirt is acquired in the summer when the surface of the glacier melts and the dust and dirt in the air land on that surface… then in the winter a new layer begins… ...

Alyeska Pipeline (aka Trans Alaska Pipeline)

A travel blog entry by majorme on Jul 12, 2015

11 photos

... Prancer and the rest have no concern as far as I am concerned. There probably wasn't that much reindeer meat in the sausage as it was listed way down on the ingredient list, probably just labeled that way to get me to buy it.

We went for a walk, way overdo. We took Mutt and Jeff and left grandma at home. About a 1/4 mile down the road, what do we ...


A travel blog entry by eagle46 on Jun 27, 2015

8 photos

... in Fairbanks we stopped at the Verizon store to see if they could find out what the problem was. It turns out the 4S-3G phone was missing a code that was not activated properly in Seattle rending the phone inoperable once leaving the 3G tower area. Since Alaska does not have 3G towers the phone could not be corrected, so I now have a new phone.

Tomorrow we stay in Fairbanks and we plan to go to the Salmon Bake at Pioneer ...

Arctic Circle or Bust

A travel blog entry by sidsnow on Jun 18, 2015

2 comments, 20 photos

... The haul road was built to support the pipe line and Prudhoe Bay so we saw a lot more of the pipe line as we proceeded north. The aluminum fins that you see on the tops of the pipes supporting the the pipe above ground are to cool the ammonia that the pipes are filled with- this is how heat is removed from the ground. So each supporting pipe is a little refrigerator that helps keep the permafrost frozen.

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