EXPLORE FAIRBANKS and MAGIC 101.1 will help get you OUT AND ABOUT this summer with 101 Ways to Explore Fairbanks.

1 - Make the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center your first stop to planning your summer adventure. www.morristhompsoncenter.org

2 - Cruise the great rivers of the Last Frontier. www.riverboatdiscovery.com

3 - Strike it rich in the gold fields of Alaska. www.golddredge8.com

4 - Enjoy a beautiful summer tea party with Sipping Streams Tea Company. www.sippingstreams.com

5 - Take your taste buds on a tour! Delicious spirits and hand-crafted cocktails at 2922 Parks Highway. www.ursamajordistilling.com

6 - You won't believe this gem exists in Fairbanks! Stop into the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum. www.fountainheadmuseum.com

7 - Fresh, always delicious and Fairbanks’ favorite patio to hang out! Dining and drinks at Zach’s. www.zachsrestaurant.com

8 - We play by one golden rule: Finders Keepers! Unlimited panning, shop local crafts, family fun! www.golddaughters.com

9 - Take classes at The Folk School in traditional crafts, woodworking, outdoor skills, and hands-on arts. https://folk.school/

10 - Explore original Alaskan art, literature, and craft at the Bear Gallery in Pioneer Park. www.fairbanksarts.org

11 - Experience tradition at the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics! July 12-15 at the Big Dipper. www.weio.org

12 - Visit the pipeline and learn what a “PIG” has to do with it.

13 - See giant burl animals along the Richardson Highway.

14 - Cool off with ice cream or shave ice.

15 - Curl up with a book from the library.

16 - Take a guided ATV tour or hop on your own and go for a ride.

17 - Be inspired by a visit to an arts, culture or history venue.

18 - Search out a geocache in an urban or remote location.

19 - Learn a new skill or craft in an in-person or online class.

20 - Spend an afternoon "Where the Spirit of Christmas lives year-round."

21 - Cuddle with puppies and chat with a musher on a kennel tour.

22 - Hop on a motorcycle to traverse the state.

23 - Savor a variety of locally-brewed vodka, whiskey and other spirits.

24 - Rent a canoe, kayak or bicycle.

25 - Set up a net and spike your way to victory.

26 - Grab take out from your favorite restaurant and have a picnic in a park.

27 - Relax like the miners did in a naturally heated hot spring.

28 - Cheer on your rubber duckie as they try to win the race.

29 - Volunteer your time to a worthy cause.

30 - Pick up a meal from your favorite food truck or stand.

31 - Throw on your cleats and take a swing at a softball field.

32 - Take a walk through a forest with huskies.

33 - Start your search for Made In Alaska or Alaska Silver Hand holiday gifts.

34 - Chase a midnight sunset at a nearby vantage point.

35 - Buckle up your flotation device and spend some time on a lake or river.

36 - See how a tree is turned into pieces of functional and decorative art.

37 - Share your adventures on social media using #explorefairbanks.

38 - Take a flightseeing tour and view the landscape from the sky.

39 - Have an adventure in a local, state or national park.

40 - Drive along a local highway for a scenic road trip.

41 - Experience the thrill of a lifetime on a zipline.

42 - Have your picture taken at the Arctic Circle sign after traversing the Dalton Highway.

43 - Try a different kind of golf…with a disc.

44 - Find out about historic Fairbanks and its gold rush history at Pioneer Park.

45 - Visit the Troth Yeddha' Campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

46 - Enjoy the 4th of July with food, family and friends.

47 - Taste a variety of locally-brewed beer.

48 - Go for a stroll along the trails at Creamer's Field.

49 - Climb aboard and ride the rails.

50 - Celebrate Fairbanks' founding during Golden Days.

51 - Ask about what winter has to offer.

52 - Camp in a public-use cabin or at a local campground.

53 - Go berry picking with your family and make your own jams and jellies.

54 - Pick up a 2023 Fairbanks Visitors Guide full of more ideas of things to do.

55 - Find events happening around Fairbanks at www.explorefairbanks.com/events.

56 - Soak up the sun while dining on a waterfront deck.

57 - Gather around a campfire and roast marshmallows.

58 - Enjoy a free concert at a local venue.

59 - Visit local monuments and statues.

60 - "Don't Go Bacon My Heart" at the Tanana Valley State Fair.

61 - Discover new treasures at a yard sale or antique shop.

62 - Shop for local produce and products at a farmers or open air market.

63 - Fill your water bottle with fresh spring water.

64 - Peer through your binoculars and search for Alaskan wildlife and birds.

65 - Watch gold nuggets be fashioned into jewelry.

66 - Book an overnight getaway at a hotel or B&B.

67 - Sample cuisine from around the world.

68 - Hear about Alaska’s state sport of dog mushing.

69 - Strike a pose under the farthest north Antler Arch.

70 - Visit the historic mining town of Ester.

71 - Calculate how many hours of daylight we have today at www.explorefairbanks.com/midnight-sun-tracker.

72 - Traverse as many of the nearby walking and hiking trails as possible.

73 - Focus your camera and document your travels.

74 - Learn about Alaska’s aviation history.

75 - Spend some time with muskox or reindeer.

76 - Dine on fresh Alaskan seafood.

77 - Test your adventurous spirit in Denali National Park.

78 - Frolic in a field of fireweed.

79 - Chill out and hang with the ice sculptures.

80 - Discover everything that downtown Fairbanks has to offer.

81 - Rejoice in the return of Aurora Season on August 21.

82 - Perfect your panning technique on your search for gold.

83 - Stay up all night and celebrate summer solstice under the midnight sun.

84 - Participate in a run or walk for charity.

85 - Cast a line and catch a fish. (Don’t forget your fishing license!)

86 - Help beautify Fairbanks by picking up a piece of trash.

87 - Meander around Wander Lake or along the riverwalk.

88 - Climb in an RV and travel the “Adventure Corridor.”

89 - Watch a show about the northern lights.

90 - Learn about traditional Alaska Native sports.

91 - Play on every playground in town.

92 - Swing your clubs and tee off under the midnight sun.

93 - Hoot and holler as you watch the boys of summer play.

94 - Protect your skin with sunscreen and hit the beach at Chena or Tanana lakes.

95 - Visit with Santa and let him decide if you're on the naughty or nice list.

96 - Grab some friends and cleats to go kick around a soccer ball.

97 - Explore the exhibits on Alaska’s history, nature and culture at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center.

98 - Head south and view “the High One.”

99 - Stop and smell the flowers in a garden.

100 - Let your dog play at a park made just for them.

101 - Explore more things to do in Fairbanks, Denali, Alaska's Interior and Arctic at www.explorefairbanks.com.

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