Alaska Motor Inn

419 Fourth Ave., Fairbanks, Alaska, 99701, United States | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by ditchthecube


We set out early for the US border along the Top of the World Highway, but the road was partly gravel and so the going was slow. The views were really nice and very remote, much like the Dempster, but perhaps after so many days of scenery, it began to wear on us, because it was not too "wowing".

Anyways, we arrived at the Poker Creek …

Chena River Discovery III

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke


... the house where the Reagans stayed on their visit to Fairbanks. We enjoyed brunch at Pump House restaurant almost across the river from the Discovery's docking place. This restaurant used to be the original pump house for the Cripple Creek mine where water was pumped up to Chena Ridge and then disgorged down Cripple Creek after being sluiced at the top. Even after the wonderful river trip ...

Getting Settled

A travel blog entry by boysplus


... of other coupons to activities that we would like to enjoy during our time here.

After checking out of our hotel we headed off to Fred Meyer's to provision and up the road to the Valley Vista Guest House,,,,our home for the next week. The house was a little further out from Fairbanks than we initially thought but that turned out to be a good thing. The house is beautiful ...

Observations and Anecdotes

A travel blog entry by journeyguy

Observations and Anecdotes At the end of a trip, I like to look back at various events I might not have blogged about but which, in retrospect, were interesting to me. Here are the ones for this trip: * Gee and Haw are calls used for draft animals all over the world and it even includes sled dogs. Etymology is a bit vague but seems to go back to "Ree" derived from "right" evolving to "Gee". These "non-words" work better because they are sharp commands and ...

We Chased The Auroras and The Clouds Chased Us!

A travel blog entry by dixiej


... without this good fortune. I can only imagine the frenzied atmosphere with all of those people. After all, we were still pumped!

We ended the night in the field in back of the lodge as the green glow illuminated the sky over the roof and over the cloud line still present in the far north. I made a friend in the field. We had called back to the lodge every time an aurora was seen to notify the guests and to ...


This hotel, located on 419 Fourth Ave., Fairbanks, is near Northern Alaska Tour Company, Ice Museum, Mt. Healy Overlook Trail, and Alaska Public Lands Information Center.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Alaska Motor Inn Fairbanks

5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

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