The Explorer: Plan your Trip to Fairbanks Today!

Welcome to the Explorer! With the northern lights overhead and crisp white snow underfoot, Winter Season in Fairbanks is kicking into high gear. The coming months bring a plethora of fantastic events including dog mushing races, ice sculpting contests, holiday celebrations, fireworks and more. As you start looking forward to your 2023 trip to Fairbanks […]

Explore Fairbanks Releases 2023 Visitors Guide

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – The 2023 Official Fairbanks Visitors Guide is now available for free from Explore Fairbanks. The 68-page, full-color booklet provides helpful information for planning a trip to Fairbanks, Alaska, throughout the year. Prominently depicted in the vibrant new guide are Fairbanks’ three seasons – Midnight Sun, Aurora and Winter – that pave the way […]

Explore Fairbanks Releases 2022-23 Winter Guide

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – The 2022-23 Fairbanks Winter Guide is now available for free from Explore Fairbanks. The 24-page, full-color booklet is designed to help visitors make the most out of their trip to the Fairbanks area during the Winter Season. Serving as a companion piece to the year-round Official Fairbanks Visitors Guide, the Winter Guide […]

Explore Fairbanks Unveils New Aurora Viewing Map & Guide

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – Explore Fairbanks’ original, brand-new Aurora Viewing Map & Guide demystifies chasing the northern lights for travelers seeking to view the northern lights in the Fairbanks region. In addition to top-notch northern lights information, this useful tool identifies primary aurora viewing locations on a map specifically designed for making chasing the aurora easy. […]

Experience 24 hours of Light in Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – Heads up while you are in Fairbanks as the sky is a canvas for miraculous things. From April 22 through August 20, the time period hailed as the Midnight Sun Season, the sun floods the sky and people can witness sunsets merging with sunrises in the middle of the night. As […]

The Explorer: Experience 24 Hours of Light in Fairbanks! ☀

Welcome to the Explorer! Happy Solstice! Ready. Set. Go! Midnight Sun Season is in full swing and life on the 65th parallel is teeming with activity and round the clock sunshine. Go on a nature hike, pan for gold, float down the Chena River or have a late-night dessert or a local brew on an […]

The Explorer: Lucky 7 Tips for Viewing the Aurora

Welcome to the Explorer! Whether you yearn to see the glowing green light of the aurora borealis fill the night sky, soak in some everlasting sunshine or check out Fairbanks’ colorful gold rush roots our little river city has something remarkable just for you. Whatever the reason, whatever the season, start planning your trip today […]

Top Ten Unparalleled Winter Experiences in Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – Winter takes center stage for five full months in Fairbanks, Alaska, and offers a plethora of extraordinary things to do. Mush a team of huskies? Check. Snowshoe through a winter wonderland? Check. Scan the skies for the aurora? Check. The list goes on. Fairbanks is like a trip inside a snow […]

Explore Fairbanks Releases 2022 Visitors Guide

Explore Fairbanks Releases 2022 Visitors Guide Highlights the Northern Lights, Midnight Sun and Winter Season Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – Explore Fairbanks presents the Official 2022 Visitors Guide, a free 65-page, full-color booklet. Fairbanks enjoys year-round visitation due to Midnight Sun, Aurora and Winter seasons which are all depicted prominently in the vibrant new guide. The […]

Explore Fairbanks Announces the Aurora City Sweepstakes

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – Explore Fairbanks is pleased to announce the Aurora City Sweepstakes! Due to the fact that Fairbanks is one of the best places on earth to view the northern lights, we crafted an aurora viewing and winter adventure package for a lucky winner and their guest. The sweepstakes offers an extraordinary five-night […]

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