Visit the North Pole

12/03/2012
Snow-covered trees in Alaska

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and the holiday season has officially begun. Time to deck the halls and turn up the holiday tunes. The City of North Pole, known for its jolly motto of “where the Christmas spirit lives year-round,” is kicking it up a notch throughout the month of…

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Top 10 Images from Alaska’s Golden Heart City

11/06/2012
Riverboat Discovery

Fairbanks is a picturesque northern city located only 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle in Alaska’s North Star Borough. After scouring the Internet for our favorite photos of the Golden Heart City, we came to the solid conclusion that it would be too difficult to choose our favorite. We…

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Exploring Fairbanks in the fall

10/22/2012
Chena Hot Springs

With fall quickly fading into winter and frosty weather nipping at our toes, it’s a perfect time for a trip to the interior of Alaska. While winter isn’t always considered the prime time to visit the Last Frontier, many travelers actually prefer to explore Fairbanks in colder months, thus avoiding the…

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The Northern Lights: A Guide

10/08/2012
Northern Lights

The colorful fluorescent ribbons dancing in the night sky, known as the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis, are one of the major highlights in Alaska for residents and travelers alike. Whether you are simply headed for a weekend getaway to the state’s interior or looking to plan a weeklong vacation,…

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Fairbanks Gears Up For Fall Festivities

09/24/2012
A Fall landscape outside of Fairbanks

Fall is here in all its glory, and with it comes a slew of exciting festivities around Fairbanks. Here are some great tips for activities you won’t want to miss: 15th Annual Farthest North Forest Sports Festival When: Saturday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. Where: Fairbanks Experiment Farm…

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A Glimpse Into Lodge Winterization

09/04/2012
Moose at Princess Lodge

From May to September each year, five Princess Lodges host guests from around the world at these breathtaking locations across the state. As the leaves begin to turn and the fall winds become brisk, the lodges’ staff sees the last of their summer guests off to destinations around the globe.

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