Fairbanks & Interior Region
The largest city in the interior is Fairbanks, Alaska's second-largest city, in the Tanana Valley. The interior region has an estimated population of 113,154 Alaskan Athabaskans, native people of the Interior.
When to visit
Interior Alaska experiences extreme seasonal temperature variability. Winter temperatures in Fairbanks average −24 °C and summer temperatures average +17 °C.
On clear winter nights, the aurora borealis can often be seen dancing in the sky. Like all subarctic regions, the months from May to July in the summer have no night, only a twilight during the night hours. The months of November to January have little daylight. Fairbanks receives an average 21 hours of daylight between May and August each summer, and an average of less than four hours of daylight between November and January each winter.
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Some popular Fairbanks & Interior Region Packages
Cruise between Sitka & Juneau for 7 nights, taking in the exotic beauty of the Last Frontier.
Cross the Arctic Circle, witness the dancing Northern lights, and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate as a memento of your incredible holiday in Alaska's Arctic region.
Featuring cloud-free nights, Bettles is the perfect location to experience and witness the most spectacular light show on Earth – the Aurora Borealis.
Behold Alaska’s most scenic destinations and explore its famous national parks, such as the Denali National Park and Kenai Fjords National Park.
Kantishna – the wild, untrodden side of Alaska – awaits your visit at the end of the famous Denali Park Road.
Meet up close the untamed wilderness of Southeast Alaska through this 7-night adventure cruise to Glacier Bay National Park.
Escape to Alaska’s breathtaking wilderness in quest of its abundant wildlife and cross the border to discover Yukon’s historic sites in Dawson City and Whitehorse.