How Many Days in Fairbanks?

Minimum stay

1 day/2 nights. Most travelers arrive by train at 8 p.m., and you’ll want at least one full day in Fairbanks.

Guided Tours

  • Half-day guided city tour in the morning.
  • Riverboat Discovery (3.5 hours)
  • Gold Dredge 8 (2.5 hours)
  • Note: Most tours do not provide transportation in Fairbanks like they do in Denali, and most hotel shuttles are limited as well. Be sure to prepare transportation in advance, or rent a car.

Self-Guided Recommendations

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