Where

Fairbanks

When

Mid-August

Description

Calling all nature buffs—or anyone who appreciates a large gathering of creatures. Every August, thousands of Sandhill Cranes begin their annual migration south from Alaska, and this Fairbanks festival is where to catch the spectacle. Some 1,000 cranes appear daily, and there are accompanying lectures and nature walks so participants can fully appreciate the event.

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 64.860608
Longitude: -147.739191