Welcome to The Explorer! – While it’s currently Midnight Sun Season, the start of Aurora Season is quickly approaching and with Alaska being open for business, there’s plenty of reasons to plan a trip to Fairbanks – this season or next. If you’re looking to travel to Fairbanks this year, stay up to date on the latest updates to travel mandates so you can be informed before you visit.
Do you believe in magic?
Lyrical, playful, powerful, dazzling…viewing the aurora borealis can be a spiritual experience. From August 21 to April 21, Fairbanks is one of the best places on earth to see the northern lights. Far away from the madding crowd, with minimal light pollution, meager amounts of precipitation and positioned in a most advantageous location directly under the Auroral Oval (where aurora activity is concentrated) Fairbanks is a divine destination for northern lights viewing. Is there magic in the world? If you still need convincing come to Fairbanks, Alaska during Aurora Season—it just might make a believer out of you.
Alaska is Open for Business!
All businesses including restaurants, activities, attractions, tours and more are now able to operate at 100 percent capacity. Read our latest blog to find out more about Fairbanks-area businesses that are open, ways to explore Fairbanks this year and see a series of videos highlighting some of the great things to do in the Fairbanks area.Read Blog
Revised mandate for travel to Alaska
On June 6, the State of Alaska revised its mandate regarding travel to Alaska which previously had stipulated that all travelers to Alaska had to quarantine for 14 days. Travelers now have multiple options when traveling from another state or country including testing before or after they arrive.Travel Updates
Fairbanks Visitors and Winter Guides
Email us to request copies of the Fairbanks Visitors Guide and Winter Guide or to get a media kit and find out more about the Fairbanks region.