Trends come and go by definition, but there is one trend flourishing in Alaska that shows no sign of slowing: supporting and buying local. Over the last 10 or so years the market for local products has grown substantially, including products from all walks of life. While Alaska has…
This year, Fairbanks will celebrate the 22nd annual BP World Ice Art Championships (Feb. 24 - March 30). Founded in 1990, the ice-carving competition is operated by more than 90 different committees, nine board of directors and hundreds of volunteers all across the globe. The competition brings in thousands of people from around the world to view these unique artistic pieces created out of large blocks of crystal-clear ice.Read More
When booking your Alaska vacation, we suggest renting a car to explore all the Last Frontier has to offer, whether it’s world-renowned attractions or more off-the-beaten-path adventures. From Fairbanks to Denali National Park and Preserve and on to the breathtaking Kenai Peninsula, Princess Alaska Lodges offer the perfect road map for an epic Alaska vacation.
Many visitors come to Alaska during the winter months to experience the northern lights, but the holiday lights can be just as inspiring.
Alaska offers opportunities for adventure unlike any other state. But even for the most avid adventurers, sometimes there’s nothing better than curling up by the fireplace with a good book in hand. After a snowy winter walk or cross-country ski adventure, we recommend cozying up by the fire at…Read More
The University of Alaska Fairbanks men’s ice hockey team kicks off its regular season against Western Michigan University at the Carlson Center on Friday, Oct. 18. A proud sponsor of the 2013-2014 UAF athletic season, it’s apparent that, at Princess Alaska Lodges, we love our Nanooks. What is a Nanook,…Read More
Downtown Fairbanks. Courtesy of Flickr. This year Alaska’s largest gathering of Alaska Natives is headed to the Carlson Center in the Golden Heart City of Fairbanks. Starting Thursday, Oct. 24, the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention (AFN) will showcase the rich cultures of Alaska’s native people: their art,…
Basically Basil, Fairbanks Alaska Basically Basil, a locally owned agricultural business, is anything but basic. Started from a single row of fresh basil in 1996, this successful Fairbanks operation now stands behind a delicious line of organic herb-infused vinegars; a variety of fresh produce; and dried and fresh herb…Read More
Is a trip to the Arctic Circle on your bucket list? Would you like to experience the true “Land of the Midnight Sun?” Aspiring to venture into the northernmost national park in the U.S.? Let us be your guide for a day trip north from Fairbanks and into the untouched…Read More
We’re always up for a good party and nothing can quite match a well-executed theme party. In honor of The Great Gatsby film coming out in May, we thought it’d be fun to help you plan a Gatsby-themed party that would rival even the Anchorage Museum’s Bootlegger’s Ball. The…