Fairbanks Travel Guide
 
Rivers Edge Resort: The River's Edge Resort of Fairbanks, Alaska stands alone as the premier family owned & operated resort facility in Alaska. A wide spectrum of services are offered including private cottages, executive suites, a banquet hall, meeting rooms, full-service RV Park, fine & casual dining, and tour planning. Developed by third-generation Fairbanks family of Linda Anderson & Steve Franks, this beautifully landscaped riverfront property has become a local landmark, and well known throughout Alaska.

University of Alaska Museum: At the University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum Fairbanks travelers get an introduction to this huge state and explore the Gallery of Alaska with its five regions. Learn about the diversity of Alaska Native peoples who live in the north. As the state’s primary repository of natural and cultural history, see and experience real things, world class specimens and learn from current research. Rent an Audio Guide and listen to sound segments, wildlife calls, and stories about Alaskan culture and wildlife. Visit the University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum on your next travels to Fairbanks Alaska.

World Eskimo-Indian Olympics: In 1961, the City of Fairbanks Alaska, through the Fairbanks Alaska Chamber of Commerce, sponsored the World Eskimo Olympics as a segment of the emerging Golden Days Celebration. The chamber’s involvement continued through the 1969 games. The late A. E. "Bud" Hagberg, and now retired Frank Whaley, Wein Airways employees, who are credited as the organizers of the World Eskimo Olympics in Fairbanks Alaska, co-chaired the first several events, while Bill English and late Tom Richards, Sr., pilots of the airlines, served as emcees. The rapidly developing State of Alaska, along with the movement of the more powerful Western civilization into rural Alaska led to a fear the games might be forgotten and not passed on and shared with others. This event, hosted annually in Fairbanks Alaska, seeks to preserve an important part of northern culture.

Alaska Salmon Bake: Every region has a specialty, but there's nothing that can delight the Fairbanks traveler like an Alaska salmon bake. Savor fresh salmon and halibut from the icy waters of Alaska, as well as ribs barbecued over alder wood. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat salad bar, sourdough rolls, and homemade blueberry cake. It's a rustic, authentic turn-of-the-century barbecue, perfect for your travels in Fairbanks Alaska.

Chena Hot Springs Resort: Chena Hot Springs Resort is Fairbanks Alaska´s premier natural mineral hot springs and internationally recognized as the best place for travelers to view the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis in the wintertime. The 440-acre resort is also known for its healthy outdoor opportunities in the pristine wilderness of Alaska´s great Interior near Fairbanks. Hike, bike, raft, canoe, ride horseback, flightsee, fish, snowshoe, cross-country ski, ride snowmobiles, play virtual golf, get a massage, eat, drink, relax and revitalize your spirit. Selected in 2001 as the Alaska´s Best Hot Springs by Alaska Magazine readers. If you are looking for a Fairbanks travel vacation based on sound ecotourism travel to Chena Hot Springs Resort.

Chena Pump House: The Pump House of Fairbanks Alaska, as you see it today was reconstructed in the spring of 1978. Our purpose was to attempt to recreate and 1890's "Gold Rush" motif and atmosphere which was associated with the Victorian era in Fairbanks Alaska, for the benefit of those on Fairbanks travels. Fairbanks travelers will see relics from the rich and illustrious past throughout the property.

Pike's Waterfront Lodge: Pike's Waterfront Lodge of Fairbanks Alaska offers scenic view rooms, steam room & sauna, riverside deck, restaurant, comfortable lounge, and friendly staff to Fairbanks travelers. Our Fairbanks travel hotel is minutes from the Fairbanks International Airport, and next door to the famous Pike's Landing restaurant serving Fairbanks finest meals. Features include an exercise room, business center, steam and sauna room, and a free shuttle to the airport or train station. Also, Pike's has 8 wheelchair accessible rooms with roll-in showers.

Creamer's Refuge: At Fairbanks Creamer's Refuge, wildlife and travelers share the forest, wetlands, ponds, and open fields. Creamer's Refuge protects and enhances quality habitat for a diversity of wildlife, especially waterfowl and other migratory birds, while also providing for compatible public uses, such as wildlife viewing, research, and nature education, for the public on its Fairbanks travels.

Westmark Fairbanks: Westmark Hotel option for Fairbanks Alaska travelers. Part of the Westmark family of hotels in Alaska & the Yukon.

Eldorado Gold Mine: In Fairbanks Alaska, the El Dorado is a historic mine in the area where the rush started back in 1902. Today the rush continues with Fairbanks travelers who want an authentic experience learning to extract gold from the earth. Pan for gold when you travel to Fairbanks Alaska, and take home a little something in your poke!

Wedgewood Resort: Wedgewood Resort offers deluxe accommodations including 1 and 2 bedroom suites, in a beautifully landscaped, naturally wooded, campus environment between the University of Alaska and downtown Fairbanks. Rich in natural beauty, the Resort’s private, park-like atmosphere features endless opportunity for enjoyment and exploration. While the hotel is just a mile from one of Fairbanks’ well traveled shopping & business districts, it features easy access to nature trails, Creamer’s Wildlife Refuge, and is home to the Alaska Bird Observatory. Perfect for you on your Fairbanks travels.

Fairbanks Historic City Tour: Discover historical Fairbanks and the University of Alaska Museum while on your Fairbanks travels, with a knowledgeable tour guide from the comfort of an air conditioned motorcoach. This 3 1/2 hour tour travels Historic Downtown Fairbanks, University of Alaska Museum,Trans Alaska Pipeline, Musk Ox Farm, UAF Botanical Gardens, and the Downtown Log Cabin Visitor Center.

Fairbanks Princess Lodge: Fairbanks Princess Lodge: The Fairbanks travel hotel option for Princess Tours. Visit the Fairbanks Princess Wilderness Lodge, perfect for business and pleasure travel.

Riverboat Discovery: The Discovery III of Fairbanks Alaska is an authentic sternwheeler riverboat that was put into service during the summer of 1987. Designed for the shallow and ever-changing waters of Fairbanks Alaska's well traveled rivers, the 156-foot Discovery III can operate in less than 4 feet of water, even when fully loaded with passengers. Today, this state-of-the-art vessel gains much of its functionality from the sternwheelers of the past. Experience Fairbanks Alaska's premier travel attraction.

Sophie Station: Sophie Station is a striking all-suite hotel located just a mile from the Fairbanks International Airport, in the middle of the area's prime shopping corridors and business districts. With a solid reputation for providing exceptional guest service, the hotel is very popular among corporate and leisure Fairbanks travelers.

Alaskaland: LLocated in the heart of Fairbanks Alaska, Alaskaland is a 44-acre Park filled with Alaska's history for Fairbanks travelers. Originally built to commemorate the 100 th anniversary of the purchase of Alaska from Russia, today it is an historic site and community park. The Fairbanks Civic Center acts as a community center offering an art gallery featuring rotating exhibits, exhibition halls and meeting rooms as well as a 384 seat theater featuring the Northern Inua Show daily from mid May Through mid September. Centrally located in Fairbanks Alaska for easy access on your travels.

Bridgewater Hotel: The Bridgewater Hotel sits in the heart of historic downtown Fairbanks... the Chena River travels below. The hotel features a unique blend of charm, personality and appeal and offers pleasant, attractive accommodations. The 94-room hotel combines the charming atmosphere and personal feeling of a Bed & Breakfast with all of the features and generous amenities of a full service hotel, providing for a enjoyable, boutique-type-hotel experience for Fairbanks travelers.

Bear Lodge: Bear Lodge at Wedgewood Resort is a newly constructed upscale hotel for Fairbanks travelers. Encompassed in elegance, you will find oversized guestrooms, superior dining selections, and an extraordinary gift shop specializing in museum-quality Alaskan art. A must see for the Fairbanks traveler.

Regency Fairbanks Hotel: Regency Fairbanks Hotel affordable travel hotel in Fairbanks, Alaska. Online reservations, onsite business service center and car rentals. All with one phone call. Regency Fairbanks Hotel staff extends a hearty welcome to Fairbanks travelers. Enjoy a relaxing meal in the gourmet restaurant, unwind in the lounge, visit the gift shop, treat yourself to a ride in a stretch limousine, or simply relax in one of the suites with an oversized whirlpool bath.

Aspen Hotel Fairbanks: A beautiful two-story lobby and welcoming rock fireplace immediately welcomes the traveler to this hotel in Fairbanks Alaska. Modern light decor with the amenities Fairbanks business and leisure travelers require on their travels.

SpringHill Suites: SpringHill Suites is Marriott's new concept for Fairbanks travelers in economy all-suites lodging featuring clean, convenient, quality accommodations including pantry area with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and sink, living area with sofa bed and work desk and sleeping area - all for a great value! The SpringHill Suites Fairbanks is located adjacent to the Fairbanks Travel Bureau.

Fairbanks Hotel: Fairbanks Hotel gives travelers a touch of history along with clean affordable rooms in the heart of downtown Fairbanks, Alaska. Many historic sites as well as events and downtown shopping are within walking distance. Include a stay in your Fairbanks travels.

Captain Bartlett Inn: Be it Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall, Alaska is an experience beyond compare! The Captain Bartlett Inn is Fairbanks travelers only "True Alaskan Lodge" and offers all the amenities of home. Upon entering our lobby, you will experience Alaskan décor at its finest. The stately log architecture that surrounds our lobby, Mushers' Roadhouse Restaurant, and the Dog Sled Saloon embodies Fairbanks true travel spirit. Our warm and friendly staff will instantly make you feel at home and cater to your every need.

Comfort Inn Fairbanks: Our cheerful and professional staff await the arrival of each Fairbanks traveler. They are eager to prove to you that you'll find exceptional service and a strong sincerity in their welcome. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, we invite you to experience the sparkling hospitality of the Comfort Inn Fairbanks. Each of our 74 guest rooms offers air conditioning, pay-per-view movies, and HBO in addition to other premium and local programming. All rooms also feature telephones with data ports, hairdryers and irons/ironing boards. Non-smoking and handicap accessible rooms are available upon requests.

Super 8 Fairbanks: Located in mid-town Fairbanks. Easy to find due to its convenient location. Twenty-four hour coffee service is featured in the lobby daily. Each guest room is equipped with an in-room safe, private bathroom, data-port telephones and cable television with one of the larger cable channel selections of any other Fairbanks travel hotel, including HBO and ShowTime. Travel historical Fairbanks.

 
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River's Edge Resort
Rivers Edge ResortThe River's Edge Resort of Fairbanks, Alaska stands alone as the premier family owned & operated resort facility in Alaska. A wide spectrum of services are offered including private cottages, executive suites, a banquet hall, meeting rooms, full-service RV Park, fine & casual dining, and tour planning. Developed by third-generation Fairbanks family of Linda Anderson & Steve Franks, this beautifully landscaped riverfront property has become a local landmark, and well known throughout Alaska.

Located conveniently a few minutes from both downtown and the airport, the resort's paved Chena River Walk is connected to the Fairbanks bike trail system. Guests also enjoy canoeing or kayaking in the summer, and dogsledding or cross-country skiing in the winter. River's Edge provides complimentary shuttle service to the railroad, airport, and other specified attractions.

The centerpiece of the River's Edge property is the classically designed Lodge. Hotel lobby, gift shop, and banquet hall are located on the first floor, while executive suites and meeting space are located upstairs. The beautifully landscaped Lodge courtyard is a perfect setting for your morning coffee or a gathering under the midnight sun.

So break the "chain" habit when you travel to Fairbanks. Experience genuine hospitality, first-class service, and meticulously maintained facilities at the River's Edge Resort.

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