The Aurora Express

1540 Chena Ridge Road, Fairbanks, Alaska, 99708, United States | Lodge
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This lodge, located on 1540 Chena Ridge Road, Fairbanks, is near University of Alaska Museum of the North, Riverboat Discovery Tours, The El Dorado Gold Mine, and Georgeson Botanical Garden.
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    Travel Blogs from Fairbanks

    Chena Hot Springs in a Day

    A travel blog entry by boysplus on Mar 17, 2014

    2 comments, 15 photos

    ... a signature Appletini in an glass made of ice. We didn't try these but they looked pretty in the glass. Many of the sculptures were lit casting a beautiful glow throughout the building. It is truly amazing what can be done with ice. It will be really exciting to see all of the incredible sculptures at the Ice Art Championships tomorrow.

    After the Museum we spit up. Scott and I went on the ...

    Is it Too Early to Get Depressed?

    A travel blog entry by dixiej on Jan 15, 2014

    2 comments, 3 photos

    ... the street from the Alaska Outfitters we found Apocalypse Designs. Hand made arctic gear. There was everything from backpacks to arctic jackets good to -60. All of it hand made right there. You could even have things made to order for you. They had slippers, laptop cases, hats, gloves, jackets, pants, dog sled covers, dog boots; all different colors made of heavy canvas.

    I found the mittens I had been oggling ...

    Travel back to the city

    A travel blog entry by kimdn on Dec 16, 2013

    25 photos

    ... her wrong as i was sure this christian lady was not going to take me to an Alaskan brothel. In the end it was the KNOTTY House... a wood carving atelier, named after the KNOTS you can find in the wood. I'm glad that was cleared up...
    Then we drove on to North Pole. I'm not joking, there's a village called North Pole near Fairbanks, complete with a Santa Clause house on 101 Saint Nicolas Drive. I couldn't help ...

    First Few Days in Fairbanks

    A travel blog entry by sandyhart on Aug 21, 2013

    8 photos

    ... and documents that mentioned our relatives. We continued to hang out with Jim until after dinner. What a find! Jim was born in Fairbanks in 1933 so he knows so much about where everyone lived and what they did. I am sure we'll stay in touch, because we each have so much of interest that the other does not have. He's a very active member (and former head) of the Alaska Pioneers so will share the information I brought about our family with them. ...

    Alaska and northwest U.S.

    A travel blog entry by sandm82 on May 31, 1997

    ... the
    highway southwest of Fairbanks, who was scrambling to get off the
    highway as my car approached. I also saw grizzly bears in ...