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The City of Fairbanks, AK

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Fairbanks is a popular city in the state of Alaska with a total of 35,252 residents living there. Fairbanks is ranked as the first most populated city in Alaska and the 914th most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Fairbanks is North Pole, approximately 14 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Fairbanks, including Farmers Loop Food Court, Dillinger's Restaurant & Hide Out Lounge, The Espresso Zone, Cranberry Ridge Vacation Suite and Jalapeno Mexican Restaurant. For a larger selection of Fairbanks restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Fairbanks Ski Resorts, Arenas, Museums and/or Botanical Gardens, including the University of Alaska Museum of the North, Georgeson Botanical Garden, Moose Mountain, Carlson Center and Skiland. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Fairbanks please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 2 airports are located in or near Fairbanks:
- Fairbanks Intl Airport
- Fairbanks Metro Field Airport (MTX)

Fairbanks, Alaska Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Fairbanks
In the month of July, Fairbanks experiences an average high temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in July are usually about 50 degrees with an average rainfall of 1.96 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Fairbanks with daytime temperatures averaging 65 degrees in the summer, and 6 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Fairbanks to receive an average of 0.62 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 1.74 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 93 degrees in the summer and as low as -66 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Fairbanks should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 38 degrees, and nighttime lows of 17.


                                                                                    
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Fairbanks, Alaska Attractions

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Carlson Center  - Fairbanks,
The John A. Carlson Community Activity Center is a 6,443-seat multi-purpose arena in Fairbanks, Alaska. It is home to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks ice hockey team of the CCHA, the Fairbanks Grizzlies of the Indoor Football League, and is also the site used for the university's commencement exercises as well as graduation ceremonies for Lathrop, West Valley, and North Pole High Schools. The building also served as the site for the Top Of The World preseason college basketball tournament until its demise in 2007.
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Georgeson Botanical Garden  - , University of,
The Georgeson Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located at 117 West Tanana Drive on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus in Fairbanks, Alaska in the US. The garden is used for both research and demonstration, and is open to the public during daylight hours, May through September, for a fee. It is part of the Alaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station. The garden was named after Charles Christian Georgeson, USDA Special Agent in Charge of Alaska Investigations as of 1899.
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Moose Mountain  - Fairbanks,
Moose Mountain is a small peak located about 10 km northwest of Fairbanks, Alaska. The area is perhaps best known as the home to the Moose Mountain Ski Resort, a small ski area which uses buses to transport skiers to the summit. The ski area has runs for varying levels of skier ability and covers 1250 vertical feet.
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Skiland  - Fairbanks,
Skiland is a lift-served ski and snowboard area at Cleary Summit on the Steese Highway, 20 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska. The area has one chairlift, North America's most-northern; it is 3300 feet long and serves 1057 feet of vertical rise. Road access and the lodge are on a barren ridgecrest at an elevation of 2470 feet, overlooking a wooded, north-facing bowl. Skiland is a mom-and-pop style ski area.
University Of Alaska Museum Of North Fairbanks
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University of Alaska Museum of the North  - Fairbanks,
The University of Alaska Museum of the North is housed on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.

 

 

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Fairbanks, Alaska Hotels

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A Taste Of Alaska Lodge
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A Taste Of Alaska Lodge
551 Eberhardt Road
Fairbanks, AK 99712

 

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Hampton Inn & Suites Fairbanks
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Hampton Inn & Suites Fairbanks
433 Harold Bentley Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks
400 Merhar Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

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Regency Fairbanks Hotel
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Regency Fairbanks Hotel
95 10th Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

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Wedgewood Resort
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Wedgewood Resort
212 Wedgewood Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

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Minnie Street Bed N Breakfast
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Minnie Street Bed N Breakfast
345 Minnie Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

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Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center
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Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center
813 Noble St
Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

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Springhill Suites By Marriott Fairbanks
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Springhill Suites By Marriott Fairbanks
575 1st Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

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Bridgewater Hotel
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Bridgewater Hotel
723 First Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

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All Seasons Inn
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All Seasons Inn
763 7th Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

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Fairbanks, Alaska Restaurants

This is a list of Fairbanks Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!

 
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Farmers Loop Food Court
245 Farmers Loop Road
Fairbanks, AK 99712
(907)452-6100
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Cranberry Ridge Vacation Suite
705 Cranberry Ridge Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99712
(907)457-4424
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The Espresso Zone
1110 Old Steese Highway
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907)452-5251
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Jalapeno Mexican Restaurant
927 Old Steese Highway
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907)374-8081
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Dillinger's Restaurant & Hide Out Lounge
720 Old Steese Highway
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907)456-1830
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Quizno's Classic Subs
607 Old Steese Highway
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907)374-9288
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Quiznos Sub
607 Old Steese Highway
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907)456-7827
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Turtle Club
10 Mi Old Steese Highway
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907)457-3883
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Flying High Espresso
Steese Highway & College
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907)456-6622
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China 1 International Buffet
414 3rd Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907)452-9090
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