Alaskan Heritage and Sightseeing Tour in Fairbanks

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Highlights

Immerse yourself in Alaska’s intriguing culture and history on this small-group or private tour in Fairbanks. Browse interesting art exhibits and installations at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitor Center and learn about the state’s important heritage at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Visit North Pole's Santa Clause House to experience Christmas all year long. Explore Pioneer Park (optional and seasonal, if there is still enough time left), featuring several attractions that celebrate Alaska’s many notable cultural, historic and economic hallmarks. Great shopping, too.

This is a small group tour, to ensure you’ll receive personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide.

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Douglas_H
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
5 days ago
Great intro to the Fairbanks area - culture center, museum, pipeline, and North Pole. Tour guide Ray was very informative.
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Marksr53
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 13, 2022
Everything was as expected Jake did a great job and was very informative. Would recommend this tour zzzzzzzz-zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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Terry5503
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 13, 2022
All the stops where great. Jake was excellent and extremely knowledgeable had a wonderful experience
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Alyeska Pipeline Viewing Point, 1671 Steese Highway, Fairbanks, AK 99712

You will visit the Alyeska Pipeline and learn about the great history of the pipeline.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: University of Alaska Museum of the North, 1962 Yukon DR, Fairbanks, AK 99775-9702

Alaska Native cultures, natural wonders, and diverse wildlife. Discover 2,000 years of Alaska art. The museum's displays are the best summary to Alaska’s diverse wildlife, people, and lands. View original installations about Alaska's dinosaurs and the study made possible by their collections. Experience breathtaking architecture and views of the Alaska Range. This museum is as unique as the Arctic cultures we celebrate.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4806

After pickup from your Fairbanks hotel, your guide will take you to the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitor Center, located on the banks of the Chena River in downtown Fairbanks. Named after an Alaska native and political leader, this community center celebrates native Alaskan culture and natural history through interesting exhibits, indigenous art and tools and life-sized panoramas depicting Alaska’s wildlife and landscapes throughout the seasons.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Santa Claus House, 101 Saint Nicholas Dr, North Pole, AK 99705-7695

You can't visit North Pole and miss "the man" himself. Real reindeer and an incredible assortment of Christmas goodies await you as well.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99701-4014

This stop is optional!
Your guide will then take you to Pioneer Park, a 44-acre (109-hectare) park located along the Chena River that was opened in 1967 to celebrate the centennial of the Alaska Purchase. This park features many museums and attractions that commemorate early Alaskan history, such as Gold Rush Town, comprised of 35 restored buildings from the Gold Rush era; the SS

Nenana, the world's second-longest wooden-hulled ship that carried passengers and cargo along the Chena River in the mid 1900s; and the Tanana Valley Railroad Museum, featuring the oldest working steam locomotive in Alaska.

After this fascinating Alaskan cultural and historical experience, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

Please keep in mind that some attractions are only open seasonal and adjustments can be made. We also can take additional wishes into our itinerary.

Duration: 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • To be in compliance with the CDC and the State of Alaska: Guests are not required to wear face masks, but may if they wish. We also urge you to review the updated Health Advisory Number 2 at https://covid19.alaska.gov/health-advisories/ .
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Admission to the University of Alaska's Museum of the North


Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
  • Entry/Admission - University of Alaska Museum of the North


Duration
5 hours 30 minutes

Voucher Info
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