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Tag - Winter

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...

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...

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...

At the top of the world in the Yukon and Alaska wilderness, an incredible winter sports event takes place every February: the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race. Covering 1,000 miles...

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...

It’s said that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but what about teaching a new dog an old trick? In other words, how do you prepare young sled dogs for their first long-distance race, like the...