Top 5 Things to Do in Fairbanks

There is no doubt that the highlight of your trip to Fairbanks will be the sight of the amazing Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. But, while you’re visiting this historic trading post town, there are plenty of attractions to keep you busy during the daylight hours.
Northern Lights

Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis is one of the world’s most spectacular and astonishing natural phenomena, and something that makes Fairbanks a popular adventure destination.
The Museum of the North

The Museum of the North

Explore the nature, history and culture of this fascinating part of the world in this teaching and research museum. With over 1.4 million artifacts and specimens, the museum is well worth a visit.
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Riverboat Discovery

Riverboat Discovery

The three-hour trip aboard the sternwheeler Riverboat Discovery is more than just a boat ride. Visit Chena Indian village, watch a bush pilot demonstration and see the kennels of the four-time dog sled champion Susan Butcher.
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Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park

Immerse yourself in Fairbanks’ history at Alaska’s only historic theme park. Pioneer Park boasts a narrow gauge railway, rides, shows, historic exhibits, shops, restaurants and much more.
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Fountainhead Museum

Fountainhead Museum

A wonderful collection of antique cars, fashions and motoring displays.
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