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Summer Activities

Alaska's river towns were historically served by sternwheelers like this one

– Visit Creamer's Field in Fairbanks for spectacular bird watching opportunities
– Bone up on Alaska's natural history at the University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks
– 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 on a fixed-wing or helicopter flightseeing tour
– Travel the Tanana River on the sternwheeler Riverboat Discovery in Fairbanks
– Drive the Steese Highway to Circle for a rejuvenating dip in Circle Hot Springs
– Canoe the legendary Yukon River in Eagle Drive to Delta Junction to begin a driving adventure south on the Alaska Highway