Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – The 2018-2019 Fairbanks Winter Guide is now available for free. The Winter Guide, designed to help plan vacations in the winter season, is a 32-page full-color booklet. Filled with winter activity listings and an action-packed events calendar, the guide offers an informative, yet lighthearted view of winter in Alaska’s Interior and Arctic. Fairbanks, Read More

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – Summer Solstice, on June 21st, is Fairbanks, Alaska’s most celebrated summer holiday. Because Fairbanks is located at 65 degrees north latitude, the sky never gets dark for up to 24 hours per day during Midnight Sun Season, April 22 through August 20. Summer Solstice is the apex of the Midnight Sun, Read More

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – On January 24, 2018 at 2 p.m. during the Fairbanks Interior Tourism Conference, Explore Fairbanks will unveil the Aurora and Midnight Sun Tracker, an addition to the Explore Fairbanks website. The aurora borealis and the midnight sun are two natural phenomena that are integral to Fairbanks and draw visitors from around, Read More

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – Fairbanks’ renowned aurora borealis viewing lures people from all over the world during the “Aurora Season” from August 21 to April 21. Fairbanks’ location is ideal for northern lights viewing because it is under the “Auroral Oval,” a ring-shaped zone over the far north where aurora activity is concentrated. Additionally, Fairbanks’, Read More

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – The annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games (WEIO) will take place at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks from July 19 through 22, 2017. A four-day series of traditional Alaska Native athletic competitions, WEIO draws Native athletes and dancers from around the state, the United States, Canada and Greenland, as well as visitors,, Read More

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – The Explore Fairbanks 2017 Official Visitors Guide, a 78-page, full-color booklet that describes Fairbanks year-round opportunities is now available for free. The annual publication is designed to capture the features and attractions specific to life in the region. Fairbanks is defined by the midnight sun, the aurora borealis, the centrally located, Read More

Board a floatplane and head to the wilds of Alaska. Hike through forests and up mountainsides, canoe and kayak across lakes, embark on a thrilling white-water rafting excursion and enjoy world-class sport fishing for salmon with Within the Wild Adventure Company. Experience the natural beauty of Alaska at one of three family owned remote, Read More

SEATTLE (October 30, 2003) – Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air customers can now purchase a single electronic ticket for itineraries that include travel on Hawaiian Airlines. The change is the result of an interline electronic ticketing agreement between the three carriers. Previously, e-ticketed customers were required to convert to a paper ticket when transferring, Read More

More Sailings Entirely Within Alaskan Waters, New Excursion To Hyder For Close-Up Bear Observation, Expanded Zodiac Fleet And Several Itinerary Enhancements SEATTLE (October 27, 2003) – Seattle-based Cruise West has made several exciting changes to its small-ship Alaska cruising program for 2004, including an expanded roster of Inside Passage sailings entirely within Alaskan waters, Read More