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Original Arctic Circle Drive from Fairbanks

5 Ratings
  • E-Ticket
  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • 16 hr

Discover Alaska’s Arctic! Experience for yourself the legendary hospitality and authentic interpretation that made the Original Arctic Circle Drive Adventure famous. Travel the famed Dalton Highway. View the remarkable Trans Alaska Pipeline. Visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post. Experience the mighty Yukon River. Explore up close the amazing arctic tundra. Cross the Arctic Circle and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: James Dalton Highway, Fairbanks, AK

DOES NOT GO TO COLDFOOT - But Viator Locator only has Coldfoot. Guests will be on the Dalton Highway from Mile 0 - 115 - The turn around for the day tour is the Arctic Circle Rest Area. This is a full day guided ground tour on the Dalton Highway to the Arctic Circle. Along the way the guide will share the story of Alaska's Arctic both while in motion and at the various stops along the way.

Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: Yukon River, Alaska

The Dalton Highway has the only bridge crossing the mighty Yukon River -- and guests will be on it as they make their way north. A stop is made here both north and south to get out and step along the banks of the Yukon River. This is also the home of the Yukon River Camp Noodle House where guests can purchase lunch/dinner as needed.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Arctic Circle Trading Post, Mile 49.5 Elliott Hwy, Fairbanks, AK

Located in Joy Alaska this is one part of the story of Alaska's Arctic - Homesteading and making a home in Alaska's remote wild areas. Learn about this process and how earlier pioneers made a home off the road system and off the grid.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: BLM Arctic Circle Monument Sign, MP 115.5 Elliott Highway, Fairbanks, AK

Located at 66'33" - the Arctic Circle marks the location that on June 21 the sun doesn't set and on December 21 the sun doesn't rise. Your guide will celebrate with you when you make this crossing and present you with your official Arctic Circle Certificate.

Duration: 30 minutes