Endearingly nicknamed 'Alaska's Golden Heart', the city of Fairbanks sits just 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle and is Alaska’s second largest metropolis. Here you can pan for gold, take a leisurely cruise down the Chena River or take off on an amazing Arctic Circle flight-seeing Tour. Summer and winter activities abound on this trip, from refreshing hikes to dog mushing: you just might want to stay here.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
Many cruisetours visiting Fairbanks enjoy a cruise to an Athabascan Indian Village on the Riverboat Discovery Sternwheeler and/or a tour of the El Dorado Gold Mine on a narrow-gauge track that winds through a reconstructed mining camp. Surrounded by wilderness, you'll find nearby areas perfect for hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, skiing, camping, fishing and more.
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