The Aurora Express

1540 Chena Ridge Road, Fairbanks, Alaska, 99708, United States | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Fairbanks

Fairbanks-Chena Hot Springs-Back to TOK

A travel blog entry by navillus on Jul 01, 2014

42 photos

... delicious apple ...

I Drive Better Sleeping Than Most People Do Awake!

A travel blog entry by dixiej on Jan 21, 2014

2 comments, 13 photos

... the tour we took when we went to eat there on Saturday. The waitress showed me the traveler's emergency room for stranded motorists. This area is very remote and someone would have to walk for miles for help often in dangerous weather. We figured they surely must have a bathroom. So we took off for a pit stop and walking down the hallway of the lodge, Kim found the bathroom that all of the rooms must share as it had a couple ...

Fairbanks Alaska

A travel blog entry by gptimson on Sep 21, 2013

13 photos

... power plant to keep their Ice Museum frozen essentially. Their alternative energy design is the only one in the world apparently. From the Ice Museum it was off to the bar for a meal and a drink. There was a really rowdy bunch that joined the tour in the museum and they were also in the bar. Made for some entertaining conversation (to both participate in and overhear). Then we made the decision to not pike out and and we headed off for the hot ...

Fairbanks museums

A travel blog entry by mazb10 on Aug 18, 2013

75 photos

... the bike handle bars. It only took about 15 minutes to cycle to Pioneer Park, which was longer than it should have but I stopped to take a myriad of photos along the way.

Pioneer Park is a 109 hectare park that opened in 1967, 100 years after Alaska was purchased. It celebrates Alaska & includes a gold rush town complete with many restored buildings from early Fairbanks, an aviation museum, a pioneer museum, the STR Nenana, which was a ...

The cold, hard facts!

A travel blog entry by ceebie on Jul 10, 2013

... cut-off, so school is rarely closed due to cold weather.

At 45 degrees below, keys can snap off in door locks, and fan belts can disintegrate.

"Square tyres" are a natural phenomena in the winter. At sub-zero temperatures, a car that has been parked for more than an hour will have tyres that are flat on one side - where the tyre meets the ground. The tyres usually round back out within a mile of driving.

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Location

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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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding