Tourist Attractions in Fairbanks, AK

There are 20 tourist attractions found in Fairbanks, AK. This is 8% of all tourist attractions listed in Alaska. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and zoo. Then there is also nature attractions listed in Fairbanks. You may find a list of all categories of Fairbanks attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Fairbanks of that type.

The largest city in interior Alaska is home to more than 32,000 residents and is nicknamed the Golden Heart City. The city was founded by Captain E.T. Barnette who came to the area in 1901 as he was making his way to Tanana Crossing where he was planning to have a trading post set up. The city was named after Charles W. Fairbanks who later on became the 26th Vice President of the United States. Fairbanks is mostly visited during the winter months since activities such as watching the northern lights, ice carving and numerous winter sports are very popular among its tourists. Even without these things, Fairbanks still has plenty of attractions to offer including the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, The Aurora Ice Museum, Pioneer Park, Running Reindeer Ranch, Georgeson Botanical Garden on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus and the 1800-acre Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge.

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