Travel Blogs from North Pole, United States

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED - WE'RE HERE -ALASKA, North Pole, United States travel blog

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED - WE'RE HERE -ALASKA

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... stop at every magnificent scene. I am so thankful for what I have seen on the ride. After a 484 kilometer ride to the North Pole, we checked into the new Hotel North Pole which was large and welcoming. The foyer was clean, spacious and smelled of freshly ...

Des and Lou ride to Prudhoe Bay, North Pole, United States travel blog

Des and Lou ride to Prudhoe Bay

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... girls tagging along for a change. Lynn and I were happy for them, and had already resolved to go down Santa Claus Lane in North Pole to visit Santa’s house in Nicholas Avenue. It was a beautiful walk. All the street light poles are shaped like ...

Alyeska Pipeline, North Pole, United States travel blog

Alyeska Pipeline

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... is quite a feat of engineering because of the freezing conditions in Alaska. Through to Fox we rode looking for accommodation, but found little there. Our best option, we decided, was to go back to the Hotel North Pole, which I was quite comfortable ...

Dog Sledding and The North Pole, North Pole, United States travel blog

Dog Sledding and The North Pole

A travel blog entry by ross11

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... . We ran with a small team, only 4 because it was just me in the sled and the woman who hosted the tour on the back. North Pole: What a cool place. Went to where the pole was and even visited Santa and Mrs. Clause, they were so sweet. Got a photo ...

I Told Santa, North Pole Alaska, United States travel blog

I Told Santa

A travel blog entry by thriftydrifters

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I told Santa about everyone I knew! Boy, are some of you in TROUBLE!! ...

Six Days on The Road and I'm a Gonna See Aurora..., North Pole, United States travel blog

Six Days on The Road and I'm a Gonna See Aurora...

A travel blog entry by dixiej

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... seen a couple of times on Aurora Borealis Notifications posts.  Looks promising.  From there we venture to the Chena Lakes area near North Pole.  We've got information on a few spots.  We drive through the park area and find dams, boat ...

OH HUM, Chicken Alaska, Chicken Alaska, United States travel blog

OH HUM, Chicken Alaska

A travel blog entry by thriftydrifters

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Not real impressed , just our ...

Father Christmas was here!, North Pole, United States travel blog

Father Christmas was here!

A travel blog entry by jill.and.manuel

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We’ve mentioned before the size of RVs around here – this photo illustrates pretty well what we are up against!! (We don’t normally stay in manky RV sites like this, but it was time for a shower!) ...

Tok to North Pole - Day Eight, North Pole, United States travel blog

Tok to North Pole - Day Eight

A travel blog entry by vwinans

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Just 20 miles past Tok, Alaska is Yerrick Creek. Imagine that! Val's mother was a Yerrick. Val has Yerrick relatives. Gosh, maybe Val has relatives here in Alaska, and doesn't even know it. It's not much of a creek as creeks go, but it's a Yerrick ...

Sleeping in ALASKA - eh?, North Pole, United States travel blog

Sleeping in ALASKA - eh?

A travel blog entry by dotanddicks

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... sunny, with more of the same ahead! Fairbanks is a bustling townsite - very spread out.  It has a neighboring town called North Pole, complete with christmas displays. We will camp here 3 nights and then SLOWLY work our way down to Anchorage, where ...

Fairbanks, Alaska, North Pole, United States travel blog

Fairbanks, Alaska

A travel blog entry by candyjake13

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We continue to be at the RV park, River View in The outskirts of Fairbanks . Terri and Lu left Wed early am for the flight to Prudhoe Bay, or the town of Dead Horse to be exact. They flew there on a 6 seat airplane and are returning by van over the ...

Day 9 - North Pole, Fairbanks, Denali, North Pole, United States travel blog

Day 9 - North Pole, Fairbanks, Denali

A travel blog entry by kann2010

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A busy day!  Raining.  We drove about an hour to the North Pole!  Of course, when you are at the North Pole, you have to go to Santa Claus House.  Santa Claus house has all imaginable things Christmas, including Santa Claus ...

Fairbanks, Alaska, North Pole, United States travel blog

Fairbanks, Alaska

A travel blog entry by candyjake13

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... on, with highs in the 60's. Tomorrow, it is suppose to be in the 70's with more sunshine. The campground is just north of the North Pole, Alaska, and about 7 miles south of Fairbanks. Last night we went to catch the last night of the WEIO, World Eskimo ...

Charlie Glatfelder, an Early Hippy, North Pole, United States travel blog

Charlie Glatfelder, an Early Hippy

A travel blog entry by richardvanleeuw

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... was 12:01 and the sunrise at 2: something. We walked along the Chena River in Fairbanks and then drove to the North Pole. North Pole, Alaska is a theme town with a store where you can buy everything imaginable that is related to Christmas. Cards, ...

  WHO NAMED THIS TOWN?  IS IT EVER DARK?, North Pole, United States travel blog

WHO NAMED THIS TOWN? IS IT EVER DARK?

A travel blog entry by woodrowtucson

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... spirit of Christmas lives year round."  North Pole is the home of many Fairbanks commuters.  The Flint Hills North Pole Refinery produces heating fuel, jet fuel and other products.  Eielson and Wainwright military bases are nearby.  ...

ST. NICHOLAS  DRIVE, North Pole, United States travel blog

ST. NICHOLAS DRIVE

A travel blog entry by woodrowtucson

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... Church last night was very special.  The Priest has been transferred to Nome and this was his last Sat. Mass here in North Pole.  He's had lots of good-by potlucks, many wonderful gifts, and he shared some of the favorite memories of ...

BOWLS, CRANES AND CARS, North Pole, United States travel blog

BOWLS, CRANES AND CARS

A travel blog entry by woodrowtucson

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When we headed out this morning, I wasn't sure how it would go.  Woody wanted to go to the Antique Auto Museum and I had birds on my mind.  Plus.....we have a coupon for a free bowl from The Great Alaskan Bowl Company. These ...

Off to SantaLand, North Pole, United States travel blog

Off to SantaLand

A travel blog entry by eagle46

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... still light at 1 am.  I would never get any sleep in the summer if I lived here. The drive from Border City to North Pole was long and not particularly scenic.  We saw no animals and lots of trees. There were several areas of road work where we ...

North Pole and Fairbanks, North Pole, United States travel blog

North Pole and Fairbanks

A travel blog entry by eagle46

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... slow start we headed into Fairbanks to run some errands.  However, before going into Fairbanks, we grabbed a few caches in the North Pole area including one at the North Pole information center which is a log cabin complete with a sod roof.  It ...

Chena Hot Springs, North Pole, United States travel blog

Chena Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by eagle46

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The day dawned with beautiful blue skies, so we headed toward Chena Hot Springs.  As we drove along the Chena Hot Springs road we notice the Alaska Mountain Range, with the snow covered peaks off to the south leading us to believe that just maybe ...

Day 20, North Pole, United States travel blog

Day 20

A travel blog entry by 12gkids

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Riverboat Discovery narrated cruise on the Chena & Tanana Rivers. Bush pilot Demo, take off & landing on the Chena River. Demonstration by Susan Butchers Iditirod sled dogs. Guided walking tour of Athabascan fish camp & village. Great lunch ...

Bad Santa, North Pole, United States travel blog

Bad Santa

A travel blog entry by budbarbonthego

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... "so what do you want for Christmas?".  I'm not sure but I think one of them may have wet this breeches. Lunch was at the North Pole Mexican restaurant.  It was far from any Mexican that I had ever had before but, hey, we are in Alaska.  We ...

Day 21, North Pole, United States travel blog

Day 21

A travel blog entry by 12gkids

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Toured The University of Alaska Museum of the North, many very interesting displays. Next onto Pioneer Park for a Salmon Bake Dinner and Golden Heart Revue, a lighthearted comic look at the colorful characters from early & present day ...

Taking it Easy, Fairbanks and North Pole, United States travel blog

Taking it Easy

A travel blog entry by horseelady

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... ;I got a little nap in and then started watching the aurora forecast.  It doesn't look good for tonight. The bz is still north and has been for most of the day. If the bz swings south, I will start watching the aurora alerts on Facebook and ...

141st Meridian to the North Pole, North Pole, United States travel blog

141st Meridian to the North Pole

A travel blog entry by tery_augusto

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... between Alaska and Canada was actually established between Russia and England along the 141st meridian line. This was honored by the United States when it purchased Alaska to make it the 48th state. The border is largely unprotected and it designated ...

Chasing the Lights, North Pole, United States travel blog

Chasing the Lights

A travel blog entry by horseelady

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... lesson with Lara, we started our hunt for the lights. We started going towards Fox, but saw nothing so we headed towards North Pole and Chena Lakes. It is after midnight and we are at Chena Lakes waiting for the lights. Nothing yet but we are ...

Aug 17, 2010, North Pole, United States travel blog

Aug 17, 2010

A travel blog entry by cecallahan

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Santa Baby, North Pole, United States travel blog

Santa Baby

A travel blog entry by erikaedgar22

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... Santa and see if he had anything he wanted to say or give to Jacob for his birthday. So what a treat when we visited the North Pole (which is actually south of Fairbanks) and Santa had a present and a special message for him.  Santa is there most ...

Aug 29, 2003, North Pole, United States travel blog

Aug 29, 2003

A travel blog entry by masami

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Day 62 Fairbanks, North Pole, Tok, North Pole, United States travel blog

Day 62 Fairbanks, North Pole, Tok

A travel blog entry by popusa2008

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... with gas and found the road to North Pole. This was a must see place, Karon had made NO secret about her desires to visit North Pole and visit Santa Clause and Mrs Clause at their very own house in North Pole. We pulled in to the wonderful house and ...

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