Pre & Post Press Trips for Media

Media attendees have the opportunity to request participation in either a pre or post conference press trip as part of their conference registration. These space-limited tours will take media beyond Fairbanks to explore various points of interest throughout the area.

Preview the pre and post press trips dates and locations below. More details to follow! Applications for press trips will open soon.

Arctic Circle Fly Drive Adventure

Enjoy a scenic drive up to the Arctic Circle on the rugged Dalton Highway. Visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post located in the rural town of Joy, Alaska. Explore the amazing arctic tundra in this guided overnight adventure. Get a bird’s eye perspective of the vastness and wilderness of the interior of Alaska on your flight back to Fairbanks.

Departs from Fairbanks. 
Maximum # of Journalists:
 7
Limited to media only. Must apply to be considered to participate.

Pre-Conference Trip

Departure Date & Time: Monday, May 15 at approximately 9am

Return Date & Time: Tuesday, May 16 at approximately 6pm

Post-Conference Trip

Departure Date & Time: Saturday, May 20 at approximately 9am

Return Date & Time: Sunday, May 21 at approximately 6pm

Arctic Circle Midnight Sun Drive Adventure

Ride the rugged Dalton Highway in comfort to and from the Arctic Circle, where you will get to experience up close the beauty of Alaska’s Interior and Arctic. Visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post located in the rural town of Joy, Alaska. Explore the amazing arctic tundra in this full-day guided adventure.

Departure from Fairbanks.

Maximum # of Journalists: 15
Media only. If space is available, spouse/non-media guest can attend.

Pre-Conference Trip

Departure Date & Time: Monday, May 15 at approximately 9am

Return Date & Time: Tuesday, May 16 at approximately 1am

Post-Conference Trip

Departure Date & Time: Saturday, May 20 at approximately 9am

Return Date & Time: Sunday, May 21 at approximately 1am

The Lodge at Black Rapids Tour

Spend the night at The Lodge at Black Rapids, a unique Alaskan property that combines accessibility with unspoiled wilderness in the heart of the Alaska Range. The Lodge offers outdoor enthusiasts everything they hope to experience—glaciers, mountains, and wildlife in a fresh, clean environment. Home to the historic Rapids Roadhouse, the beautiful lodge sits atop a bluff overlooking Black Rapids Glacier and the Delta River in “Alaska’s Last Frontier.”

Departure from Fairbanks.

Maximum # of Participants: 5

Limited to media only. Must apply to be considered to participate.

Pre-Conference Trip

Departure Date & Time: Sunday, May 14 at approximately 11am

Return Date & Time: Monday, May 15 at approximately 5pm

Post-Conference Trip

Departure Date & Time: Saturday, May 20 at approximately 11am

Return Date & Time: Sunday, May 21 at approximately 5pm

Sign-ups for press trips will open to registered media on February 1, 2022.

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