America's Arctic and Fairbanks' Winter Carnival
Discover the Arctic as you attend the Fairbanks Winter Carnival, ride a dogsled and explore historic Coldfoot, named for the early prospectors who got “cold feet” and turned around.
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Program No. 7340RJ
12 days
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At a Glance

Discover America’s starkly beautiful Arctic and enjoy the famous Fairbanks Winter Carnival’s championship sled-dog races and larger-than-life ice sculptures. As the spring equinox nears, temperatures are moderating and the northern lights may be seen. Venture to Coldfoot to grasp the enormity and beauty of the pristine Arctic by seeing it with your own eyes.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Attend the Fairbanks Winter Carnival, a tradition since 1934, and view the spectacular ice sculptures entered in the World Ice Art Championship.
  • Journey north above the Arctic Circle, cross the Yukon River and continue into the Brooks Range where you can ride on a dog sled and take a snowshoe hike.
  • Learn the science behind the aurora borealis.
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