Welcome to the Explorer!

This summer, Fairbanks is closer than ever with new nonstop flights from Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis and Seattle! Bask in the midnight sun, chase the aurora borealis, and explore Denali and the Arctic’s breathtaking landscapes. Plus, discover Fairbanks year-round with our new video and plan your trip with the 2024 Official Fairbanks Visitors Guide – packed with activities, attractions and must-sees! Start planning your Alaskan vacation today!

Nonstop Routes Make Your Alaskan Adventure Easier Than Ever

Get ready to experience the Last Frontier in a whole new way with nonstop flights connecting you directly to Fairbanks from Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis and Seattle this summer. Get ready to bask in the warmth of the summer sun during Midnight Sun Season, April 22 through August 20, or chase the glorious northern lights during Aurora Season starting on August 21. Fairbanks serves as your basecamp to discovering the beauty of Denali and exploring the spectacular landscapes of Alaska’s Interior and Arctic. And now, getting here is easier and more convenient than ever with these flight options. Read our latest blog to find out more.

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We invite you to explore Fairbanks, Alaska

See more of Fairbanks in our new video that invites you to discover the year-round wonders of the Fairbanks area. The video showcases the region’s natural beauty, cultural heritage and thriving arts community that define Fairbanks including Denali, the Arctic and Interior Alaska.

Plan Your Trip to Fairbanks with New Visitors Guide

The brand-new 2024 Official Fairbanks Visitors Guide is now available for free to help you start planning your trip to Fairbanks. The 72-page, full-color annual publication illustrates features and attractions specific to life in the region as well as ways to journey to other Interior and Arctic Alaska destinations. Highlighted throughout the guide are activities available throughout the year in the frontier community including fishing, wildlife viewing, birdwatching, hiking, visiting museums and activities on the Chena River. The guide also features exhibitions, attractions and performances focused on inspirational Alaska Native peoples, spirited pioneers and nature-inspired artists. It also lists a wide variety of seasonal and year-round accommodations, services, restaurants, shopping and attractions. View the guide online in full-screen interactive form or order printed copies to start planning your Fairbanks trip today! Learn More »

Follow Explore Fairbanks on TikTok

We recently joined the ranks of TikTok and while you may not find us lip syncing, challenging each other to drink hot sauce or performing choreography, you will find us sharing videos all about the Fairbanks area. Follow along as we share about the aurora borealis, midnight sun, winter and so much more! Follow us »

If you’re not a TikTok user, you can also find us on Instagram and Facebook.  

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