In the center of Tanana Valley is the vibrant city of Fairbanks. This city in Alaska is famous for the northern lights, as well as a variety of winter sports and ice carving. This definitely makes it a cool place to visit! But there is also plenty to keep vacationers amused in the summer too, with shopping malls, parks, rafting and golfing. There are lots of options for dining in Fairbanks and this includes everything from saloons and pubs to diners and restaurants.
For some fun with all of the family, head to Alaskaland Pioneer Park. This is a theme park with a Wild West theme and there are some fun rides. With a gold mining heritage, visitors can step back in time and visit the historic Gold Dredge No. 8. The Chena River State Recreation Site also has trails to explore, as well as a boat launch and a camping ground. There is even the opportunity to spot some moose here. For any visitors that are interested in cars, there is the fascinating Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum.
Summer is a popular time to visit Fairbanks for recreational activities. For the northern lights and other winter activities, visit Fairbanks from September to April.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fairbanks. The warmest months in Fairbanks are July and June, when temperatures reach 90 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -48 ˚F. The wettest month in Fairbanks is May with 5.76 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.12 inches of rain.
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