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Region Interior Alaska

Summer Activities

Visit Creamer’s Field in Fairbanks for spectacular bird watching opportunities

• Bone up on Alaska’s natural history at the University of Alaska Museum

• Tour Alaska’s largest operational gold mine, Fort Knox, in Fairbanks

• Raft the Tanana River near Denali National Park & Preserve

• Soak in the naturally heated geothermal pools at Chena Hot Springs

• Take the tour bus into Denali National Park for views of North America’s highest peak and abundant wildlife

• Get an up close view of Denali (former Mount McKinley) on a fixed-wing or helicopter flightseeing tour

• Travel the Tanana River in the Riverboat Discovery in Fairbanks

• Visit the abandoned Kennecott Copper Mine at McCarthy

• Drive the Steese Highway to Circle for a rejuvenating dip in Circle Hot Springs

• Canoe the legendary Yukon River in Eagle, Alaska

• Drive to Delta Junction to begin a driving adventure south on the Alaska Highway

Winter Activities

• Soak in the hot springs at Chena or Circle

• View the Northern Lights, nature’s most spectacular light show

• Take an overnight dog mushing trip through Denali National Park & Preserve

• Visit North Pole, home to Santa Claus and his reindeer, during the holidays for an authentic holiday experience

• Hedge your bets on when the ice will go out on the Nenana River during the Nenana Ice Classic Tripod weekend

Canoe the legendary Yukon River in Eagle, Alaska
Canoe the legendary Yukon River in Eagle, Alaska



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