If you're looking to experience firsthand the mystical ambiance of the aurora borealis, check out flights to Fairbanks, AK. When you fly into Fairbanks International Airport (FIA), you'll find yourself in the town that proudly sports the moniker of "Golden Heart City" due to its down-home vibe, its friendly citizens, and its long history of being the gateway to one of the biggest gold rushes in the history of the world. The city boasts enough cultural and historical attractions to intrigue any visitor. You can hop on board the paddlewheel Riverboat Discovery for a cruise about the area's vast gold rush, dog mushing, and Native American history. Or you can head over to Gold Dredge 8, where you'll be able to tour the old gold mining dredge and even try your hand at panning for gold while local miners Yukon Yonda and Dexter Clark spin yarns about the area.
Transportation from FIA
Hotels near Fairbanks International are great places where you can rest and adjust to jet lag before you head out to explore the town's numerous tourist sites, such as the Pioneer Air Museum, the Large Animal Research Station, and the Tanana Valley Railroad Museum. The airport sits roughly three miles from the heart of downtown Fairbanks, and numerous local hotels provide free transportation to and from the airport. Several other transportation options are also available to ferry you into the city, including an airport shuttle, a bus line, rental cars, a limousine service, and taxis.
Explore the Hub of the Interior
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