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Downtown Area

Fairbanks, AK
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Fairbanks...a small quaint town

This was our last stop on our cruise and we stayed a few extra days. Go to University of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lori m
Denver, Colorado
Nothing to do there in Winter

I was not sure if it was just the time I visited the downtown area. I arrived by bus which runs on... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Monica T
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  • Average36%
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  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our last stop on our cruise and we stayed a few extra days. Go to University of Fairbanks, see and learn about the caribou. Walk around the beautiful campus. We went to the museum of Fairbanks and absolutely loved it. Small restaurants in...More

Thank lori m
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I was not sure if it was just the time I visited the downtown area. I arrived by bus which runs on time that I appreciate a lot. However apart from the Eskimo sculpture near the visitor center was photo worthy, there was pretty much...More

Thank Monica T
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I'm sure downtown is a lot livelier during the summer; many places closed or with very limited hours during the winter.

Thank Kit640
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Clean and easy to navigate. So many neat shops to explore. Love the small town life! Very friendly people!

Thank delorestcarter
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Probably more interesting when the temperature is above zero. Great public transit for a town of 30K.

Thank BTShomshor
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We toured downtown and learned a lot about the area. Our favorite stop was the Artic Traveler Gift Shop. They have everything you can think of and the prices were extremely reasonable.

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We have been to Fairbanks many, many times. The only time of the year I can't recommend is late spring / early summer. The mosquitoes are ridiculously huge and numerous! We spent most of the time bathing ourselves in DEET and trying to cover as...More

Thank Feisqueen
Reviewed 6 February 2017

There were barely any people around when we were venturing through town. There is a WWII structure and info board it's huge and was a great place to read what AK meant to the war and to siberia. there were huge statues in the middle...More

1  Thank EvaLady
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The first try heading down Airport hwy we drove right by downtown Fairbanks. It's a little bit back off the main road, so its easy to not see it. Downtown is cute, but definitely in need of a few more shops and restaurants. The center...More

1  Thank Fyrechic
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The History, the culture, the day to day lives of Alaskan's is represented in one center. Take your time and absorb the entire Alaskan experience at the visitors center.... Highly recommend...

Thank Jbt4525
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