McCrea named President and CEO of Explore Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – Explore Fairbanks Board of Directors Chair Buzzy Chiu announced today that Scott McCrea, director of tourism and convention sales for the organization, was selected by the board to be the next president and CEO beginning June 1, 2021. McCrea succeeds Deb Hickok who served as CEO since 1999. “Scott’s success as…

Explore Fairbanks Spotlights New Aurora Tracker Video

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) –Under the veil of darkness, the aurora borealis, like magic, appears and dances across the sky. This mesmerizing and compelling natural phenomenon lures travelers to the Fairbanks region where the northern lights are commonplace. Because this awe-inspiring natural phenomenon frequents the skies above Fairbanks there is a growing alliance of Aurora Trackers,…

Moon Alaska (2nd edition)

By: Lisa Maloney Remote, wild and all-around otherworldly, Alaska promises unforgettable adventure. Discover the heart of “The Last Frontier” with Moon Alaska. This book, which covers the entire state, includes strategic itineraries for every budget and timeline; full-color photos and detailed maps, plus a full-color foldout map; curated advice for various interest groups; must-see attractions…

Day Hiking Southcentral Alaska

By: Lisa Maloney Day Hiking Southcentral Alaska features 100 day hikes in the state’s most populous region. Starting with the immense and accessible Chugach State Park, the guide also includes hikes north of the city in the Mat-Su Valley and Hatcher Pass areas, plus Palmer and Wasilla; as well as hikes south of Anchorage near…