Alaskan Heritage and Sightseeing Tour in Fairbanks

Alaskan Heritage and Sightseeing Tour in Fairbanks

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. Stop by the Yukon Quest Log Cabin for a glimpse into the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race and explore Pioneer Park (seasonal), featuring several museums and attractions that celebrate Alaska’s many notable cultural, historical and economic hallmarks.

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

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

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

Stop At: Yukon Quest International, Ltd. Corporate Offices and Retail Gift Shop, 550 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701, USA

Next, stop by the Yukon Quest Log Cabin, which houses the Alaskan headquarters of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, a grueling 1,000-mile (1,609-km) race between Fairbanks and Whitehorse. Browse dog-mushing memorabilia and purchase any souvenirs from their store to take home with you.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

After about an hour here, head to University of Alaska Museum of the North, whose immersive exhibits tell the story of Alaska’s natural, artistic and cultural heritage. Spend two hours exploring the botanical, geological, zoological and cultural collections to gain an understanding of the past, present and future issues unique to this northern region.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"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"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"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 16 travelers"



Duración: 5 Hours 30 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
The pickup time varies between 9 am and 10 am. Please contact us to get your exact pickup time.

We can pick you up at any address or Hotel inside the city limits of Fairbanks or North Pole. Please contact us if you are not sure about the location.

If you are staying at the alaska-wildlife-cabins-and-hostel, there is no pick up needed and you can hop right into our vans.

If you are staying outside the city limits, we can meet you at the local Walmart parking lot.


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

No Incluye

  • Admission to museums (approx. USD $12 each)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Yukon Quest International, Ltd. Corporate Offices and Retail Gift Shop
  • Entry/Admission - University of Alaska Museum of the North

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