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Downtown Area, Fairbanks

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Downtown Area is located in Fairbanks. A visit to Downtown Area represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Fairbanks vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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Where to stay in Fairbanks

Downtown Fairbanks holds the highest concentration of accommodations, and here you'll find everything from hotels for business travelers to cozy bed and breakfasts. The area just across the Chena River from downtown features a few establishments that serve as convenient alternatives should you be unable to secure a place to stay downtown. The areas around the airport and the University of Alaska feature numerous accommodations, including bed and breakfasts and small inns in addition to hotels for business travelers. Just outside of town you'll find lodges, cottages, and additional bed and breakfasts that feature quieter settings closer to the mountains.
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  • Enjoyed walking around and visiting the shops and museums. They do a good job for a smaller city. The Dog Sled museum was interesting. And free  more »
  • But I didn't feel that comfortable walking along the river and Golden Heart Park in evening (still daylight). Having said that, it's very pretty, love the Antler Arch, statues, bike path, historic bui...  more »
  • 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 Fairbank...  more »