Visit Fairbanks, AlaskaTake a deep breath and explore Fairbanks! With the midnight summer sun shining nearly 24 hours, Fairbanks is bursting with energy and things to do. Pan for gold, float the Chena River, mingle with reindeer and musk oxen, cool off in an ice museum or take a refreshing hike.
Late August through late April, during Aurora Season, see the shimmering light of the aurora borealis along with other activities and events unveiled during the winter. Fairbanks' top-of-the-world location makes it one of the best places on earth to see the northern lights, view larger-than-life outdoor ice sculptures and experience the sport of dog mushing. This trio of events makes winter a travelers' snowy paradise.
Located in the "Golden Heart" of Alaska, Fairbanks is the gateway to the Interior and Arctic. Denali National Park is two hours and the Arctic Circle is a five to six hour drive away.