Fairbanks offers a variety of tour options.
Board a motorcoach for a guided Historic Fairbanks City Tour.
Ride an authentic sternwheeler riverboat to discover how Fairbanks developed through Native culture, bush plane transportation, and dog sledding.
Learn about Fairbanks gold rush history with a tour of Gold Dredge No. 8, and try your hand at gold panning. You get to keep any gold you find!
Climb aboard a comfortable van or motorcoach to drive north on the Dalton Highway. Cross the mighty Yukon River, the Arctic circle, and the Brooks Range to explore arctic tundra on the coastal plain en route to Prudhoe Bay, the oil fields, and the Arctic ocean. Watch for caribou, musk ox, migratory birds, and waterfowl.
Renting a car in Fairbanks is helpful because attractions are far flung. You can walk around the downtown area, but a car increases your tour and activity options.
Drive the Chena Hot Springs Road for views of the Tanana River Valley and to access a number of hiking trails. Visit some of the numerous museums around town.
Or you can fly to Barrow or another Native village and witness the remote lifestyle firsthand.
Visit Fairbanks starting in mid-August to watch for for the Aurora Borealis (northern lights).
Cross the Arctic Circle on the rugged Dalton Highway, and explore the spongy arctic tundra.
Fly over the vast Alaskan interior and cross the Arctic Circle for an introduction to the Arctic and Brooks Range wilderness. Tours available at 7am, 1pm and 7pm. Rates starting at $399.
Explore the trans-Alaska pipeline, Dalton Highway, Yukon River, and arctic tundra as you venture north across the Arctic Circle. Tours available at 5am and 1pm. Rates starting at $359.
A one-day guided journey by air to the farthest north Eskimo village.
Join a local guide in exploring the history and highlights of Alaska's second-largest city.