The Aurora Express

Address: 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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      TripAdvisor Reviews The Aurora Express Fairbanks

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      Travel Blogs from Fairbanks

      I Am On Top of the World

      A travel blog entry by kathrynmccormic on Sep 02, 2014

      46 photos

      ... yard behind a fence. That was the second one she had spotted today as she saw one beside the highway when we were travelling in the dirt while I was driving. She said it was a mother and a calf. I didn’t see it as I was concentrating far too ******* my driving on the bumpy,rutted road. It had gone by the time I had reversed the "turtle truck" back to where they had disappeared into the bushes.

      We stopped at Santa’s Shop at the North Pole on our way in. One ...

      Fairbanks-Chena Hot Springs-Back to TOK

      A travel blog entry by navillus on Jul 01, 2014

      42 photos

      ... we sit on ice ...

      Getting Settled

      A travel blog entry by boysplus on Mar 13, 2014

      9 photos

      ... we needed to haul around.

      We spent the morning walking around down town Fairbanks and the visitor center, having coffee at the local roasters and returning to the local community museum that we really enjoyed when we were here last summer. We got a lot of good information and met some great people along the way. We even scored free passes to to Ice Carving Championships and ...

      I Drive Better Sleeping Than Most People Do Awake!

      A travel blog entry by dixiej on Jan 21, 2014

      2 comments, 13 photos

      ... as well. This is a really nice thing for these lodge owners to do. We headed back to the turn off.

      By then the clouds had taken over onjce again. What the hell?

      I quickly panned through my time lapse photos and there it was. Photobombed by the guys! I should have known! I'll have to figure out how to put it together anyway. It will be good experience even if the aurora display wasn't that great. I really wanted the sky ...


      A travel blog entry by art.emily on Jul 06, 2013

      11 photos

      ... dinner after 10 or even 11 o'clock. When we finally got to bed, we' were tired so we would go to sleep and then wake-up when we woke-up. I just accepted it but Art let it mess with his head. He kept saying, "It's just not natural." The flip side of this is that wherever we camped, nobody stirred until 9 or after. That and the morning coolness make it easy to get enough rest. It was strange but true.