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Category - Activities & Tours

Happy Halloween! October in Fairbanks is full of fun and frightful things! Follow our fresh-from-the-patch spooky pumpkins as they scarify iconic picture-perfect locations in Fairbanks, Alaska!...

Explore Fairbanks presents the Official 2021-2022 Fairbanks Winter Guide—a free 24 -page, full-color booklet highlighting the many activities, attractions, events and adventures that await during...

Fairbanks is indeed an Aurora City. People come from all over the world to chase the aurora in Fairbanks and the far north. Spanning all four seasons and nine months of the year, Aurora Season runs...

The results are in and the votes have been tabulated for this year's Explore Local Scavenger Hunt and Photo Contest! Contestants were asked to visit fifteen or more iconic Fairbanks locations, take...

**Due to extraordinary melt on the glacier since the original posting of this story, the ice cave has experienced considerable collapse and looks drastically different than it is pictured within this...

The Alaska Dog Mushers Association (ADMA) is proud to celebrate 75 years of hosting the Open North American Championship, the world’s premier sprint sled dog race, where dozens of teams from around...

All year long, Fairbanks' Far North locale gives artists the opportunity to create ethereal sculptures out of crystal-clear ice. Residents and visitors alike can watch incredible artworks emerge from...

If you’ve ever wondered how a town called North Pole—that is actually about 1,700 miles (2,700 km) south of the magnetic north pole—got its name, you better watch out. I’m telling you why and how...

Explore Local Spotlights

Friday, August 14, 2020 by Explore Fairbanks

Check out the new “Explore Local” campaign spotlights: family-friendly Pioneer Park and guided fishing excursions. Shout out to all travelers, locals and statewide residents to participate in the many...

Where Caribou Outnumber People

Thursday, July 9, 2020

In Alaska’s Interior and Arctic the caribou far outnumber the people. In Fairbanks, travelers can see how nature rules and people thrive in our little river city deep in the wilds of Alaska....