The Aurora Express

Address: 1550 Chena Ridge Road, Fairbanks, Alaska, 99708, United States | Lodge
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This lodge, located on 1550 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

    Easy day at Eielson

    A travel blog entry by majorme on Jul 08, 2015

    1 comment

    ... and we had to pre-clean it just to drive it! The Base Exchange (the military's idea of a mall) didn’t have what we wanted but we did manage to get haircuts, for me was $12.95, not sure what Sue paid but know it was more. We also went to the commissary (military for grocery store) and picked up some necessities. So we decided to drive to Fairbanks and hit Walmart and Lowes and hopefully a ...

    When Twelve Miles Really Isn't Twelve Miles

    A travel blog entry by dixiej on Mar 02, 2015

    1 comment, 9 photos

    ... and whites and delighted us with a string of bright pink on the leading edge of the movement.

    I gotta tell you. This pink was so vibrant to the naked eye it was incredible. They say that when an airplane is in trouble and the passengers are prepared to meet their doom that it's eerily quiet. I have always thought that this would never be me. I'd go down screaming and probably trying to get into the cockpit to ...

    Starry, Starry Night!

    A travel blog entry by kathrynmccormic on Sep 04, 2014

    31 photos

    ... and all seemed new. I was watching a short documentary about the Aleuts during WW2. They were removed from their villages and taken to camps in other parts of Alaska. When they were given permission to go back after the war they found all their houses and churches had been wrecked and ransacked by the US army. During the time when they were removed, some of the boys and men were taken back for the seal hunting season and the US Gov’t made a ...

    The Last Day

    A travel blog entry by eanselm on Aug 13, 2014

    6 photos

    ... and others depict wildlife. His work is beautiful and we bought a small piece carved halibut hunting a crustacean. It will look great in our curio. We also bought a cribbage board made from a small caribou antler. The artist had a sweet Great Dane who liked to sit on tables. They are big dogs.

    We stopped to get lunch at one of the small take out restaurants called Souvlaki and ate at a picnic table.

    After lunch we ...

    Bad Santa

    A travel blog entry by budbarbonthego on Jul 17, 2014

    2 photos

    ... By the way, I found out that 'na' is Athabascan for river so all of the river names end in 'na'.

    The campground was a quiet, wooded, pretty place along the river with flush toilets and mosquitoes the size of pelicans. First chore, bathe in deet. Buddy took everything out of the trailer to try to wash off some of the dust and grit we picked up traveling the Top of the World Highway. After he finished polishing the bike, we took a ride to the ...