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Tag - Aurora Viewing

Spotlight on Aurora Trackers

Thursday, February 4, 2021 by Explore Fairbanks

Under the veil of darkness, the aurora borealis, like magic, appears and dances across the sky. This mesmerizing and compelling natural phenomenon lures travelers to the Fairbanks region where the...

Light Side Up, a new documentary film shot in Fairbanks, Alaska takes you to the edge of space for an unprecedented look at nature’s most magical phenomenon, the aurora borealis. Lost Horizon Creative...

The 2020-21 Fairbanks Winter Guide is now available for free. The 24-page, full-color booklet is designed to help plan vacations during the winter season. Filled with open winter businesses including...

Aurora Season Has Arrived

Thursday, August 20, 2020 by Explore Fairbanks

What do walrus heads, warriors and dragons all have in common? They all play a role in the mythos surrounding the aurora borealis. Nowadays we look to the heavens and know that electrons from space...

Start your Virtual Vacation Now During these extraordinary times, a virtual tour is about as close as you can come to the real thing. With Explore Fairbanks’ new 360° virtual resources, immerse...

A Snow Globe Solstice

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by Explore Fairbanks

Like a Trip Inside a Snow Globe During Winter Season, November through March, Fairbanks is like a trip inside a snow globe. The landscape, reminiscent of a holiday card, is transformed by a thick...

Look to the heavens in September and October as they are excellent months to view the aurora in Fairbanks. The mild temperatures make it particularly alluring and during this time period, you can...

Love Aurora-Style

Friday, February 8, 2019 by Explore Fairbanks

Photographer Andy Witteman captures a lovely image of the northern lights in February. Just in time for St. Valentine's Day. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Elizabeth Barrett Browning...

(photo by Frank Stelges/Aurora Bear Photography School) The Moon will influence more than ocean tides on Sunday, January 20, when it draws millions of people to the Western Hemisphere’s night sky to...

Photo by Amy Johnson/amyjacqjohnson December 21, Winter Solstice, is a celebrated day in the far north. Locals watch as the low-hanging winter sun briefly rises, clings to the horizon and sets a mere...