Yukon Ventures Alaska
Travel Blogs from Fairbanks
... might think it was our various jackets with "Alaska" and "Whistler" embroidered on them, but personally I think it's because we have all our teeth!
Very cold and about 9:30pm, sounds like dinner time even if it doesn't look like it. Chose an Italian restaurant near the river. Maybe a bit of a tourist trap, seemed expensive and had very odd minestrone soup (it was brown - wth?) Back to the hotel and fast asleep in minutes (me & Jeff) or up until 3am ...
... back from the post office as the smaller of the 2, which I thought would be fine, was too small,
After packing the box to send home Walt took me to the post office near the airport as he had to go over there to do some work on some houses nearby. He put the bike on the back of the truck for me to ride home later.
At the post office I was given a customs form, which I filled out only to be told that I have ...
... one to the next stop.
The people are very friendly and the chili is awesome!
After about 30 min we continue our last leg shortly after 1:00 pm. We see hunters probably going for caribou. We can't see anything in the Tundra like landscape and are wondering.
At 2:30 we finally arrive, yeah!
We take some pictures and the truckers we saw now a coup,e of times stop at the circle as well. They help us with some of our photos and finally we decide ...
... we did see this moose - can you find her calf?
Mom tried to get in three weeks of tickling in one day. She hasn't caught up yet.
Evidence of beavers along the way to Fairbanks were frequent. We saw both lodges and dams with a chance of ponds which were very likely.
This is a fishwheel that ...
... 20 dogs to the Iditarod Vet Team for a health check. Of those 20 dogs, the racer chooses 16 to begin the race. When a dog gets hurt or the Vet at one of the check points feels the dog shouldn't go on, it is pulled from the race. No substitute is permitted. The racer tries to do 60 miles or so in a stretch; then he stops and feeds the dogs their "snack." At the end of the day, the ...
Other places to stay in Fairbanks
4477 Pikes Landing Road, Fairbanks | 3 star hotelfrom $79
813 Noble Street, Fairbanks | 3 star hotelfrom $76
575 1st Ave, Fairbanks | 2 star hotelfrom $96
400 Merhar Ave , Fairbanks | 2 star hotelfrom $115
1850 Hoselton Drive, Fairbanks | 3 star hotelfrom $61
- Rating Surprising - Pikes is Great
- Best Fairbanks Experience
- Alaska Bait..and switch
95 10th Ave, Fairbanks | 3 star hotelfrom $75
1717 University Avenue South, Fairbanks | Hotelfrom $88
4920 Dale Rd, Fairbanks | 2 star hotelfrom $84
1255 TVSA Way, Fairbanks | 3 star hotelfrom $72
723 1st Ave, Fairbanks | 3 star hotelfrom $194
433 Harold Bentley Avenue, Fairbanks | 2 star hotelfrom $113
252 Minnie Street, Fairbanks | 1 star hotelfrom $64
4580 Old Airport Way, Fairbanks | 2 star hotelfrom $88