Yukon Ventures Alaska

Address: Dalton , Fairbanks, Alaska, 99706, United States | Hotel
 
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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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... the wilderness around us-- it is an immense park.

Parks Highway and northbound we head. Road construction caused some delays the first few miles. The canyon just north of where we stayed was beautiful as were a couple other canyons but then the scenery was pretty plain compared to what we've seen over the past almost 3 weeks. A brief stop in Nenana as Cathy wanted to purchase a ticket on the time ...

North to Alaska!

A travel blog entry by travelingadream on Mar 16, 2015

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... enough south when they made their presence.

So, my sweet husband, Larry, said, "Let’s go to Alaska!"

Having grown up in Minnesota, he was blessed to see Aurora many times. Never one to turn down a travel opportunity, I jumped right on it. After reading that viewing is supposed to be good around the Spring Equinox, which coincided with the dark of the moon this year, we booked our trip.

A Facebook friend of mine, whom I met ...

Lights and more Lights

A travel blog entry by tredders on Sep 04, 2014

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... just join a few together and they had made a hotel ! They have an Interperative centre and some sled dogs, a Post office and the Roadhouse which consists of a Truckers Diner where they sit and watch themselves in TV "The Ice Truckers " Show. They also have a bar and another dining area for tourists and visitors. Not much at all, After 10 minutes we had seen Cold Foot. Originally it was a Gold mining town but after the first winter people left in droves, Then it was used ...

Museum, quilt shops & Chena Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by sggriffin on Jul 19, 2014

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... the springs, but took pictures for us too. After 25 minutes of bliss, we were so relaxed, we weren't sure if we should stay and eat dinner at the lodge or hurry back to the RV and get to bed. Well food won out, and we enjoyed a wonderful steak dinner. We the headed over to the ice carving museum, only to find we has missed the last tour. We sadly started our one hour drive back, only to come up on a moose and calf. What a delight. We then stopped at one of many ...

Day 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 Fairbanks

A travel blog entry by tbasler on Jul 12, 2014

1 comment, 11 photos

... boots of all kinds). Really clever! The third day was filled with history of gold discovery. We panned for gold, rode a train through the gold fields and learned the mining techniques of then and now. We had a guided tour through a working mine. We also explored Gold Dredge 8 an historical site where 3.5 million ounces of gold were discovered in 36 years. We also visited the famous TransAlaska Pipeline, a part of the states largest industry. Another interesting and fun ...

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