Go deep inside Alaska, where the unparalleled meets the unexpected. Fairbanks emanates a quality of light, energy and warmth found nowhere else on Earth. It’s not just our Northern Lights, which will change you, or our Midnight Sun, which will charm you. It’s the unexpected Alaska.
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For much of the year the northern lights shine brightly here. In summer the midnight sun will boost your energy when you think the day is already done. Alaska's second largest city, Fairbanks has been the heartbeat of the Interior Alaska for over 100 years. As the gathering place on the banks of the Chena River, Fairbanks is home to many cultures, a vivid arts community, sporting and outdoor enthusiasts, and America’s Arctic University.
With a rich gold rush history, our past and future blend easily. Historic log cabins mingle with award-winning modern designs. One may just as easily see a dog team crossing the road as be passed by an elegant limousine. A variety of accommodations, from ultra-modern hotels with wireless Internet to rooms sculpted from ice, make for an exciting stay. Flight seeing, gold panning, cross-country skiing and many other activities will make for an unforgettable experience.
Come and experience the light, energy and warmth of Fairbanks. It's the unexpected Alaska.
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