Watch your kids bubble over with childhood delight as you arrive in the frozen town of North Pole to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus as he tends to his reindeer in the misty Alaskan morning.
See the historic sites of Anchorage and connect with its vibrant indigenous culture and industrious history with stops at the Log Cabin Visitor Center, the Alaska Railroad Depot, and the Museum of Art & History. Discover the majesty of the surrounding landscapes at Resolution Park and the Captain Cook Monument, and take in panoramic views over Cook Inlet from the Ship Creek Viewpoint. In Fairbanks, you’ll learn the fascinating science behind the Northern Lights and experience the best view of the Aurora Borealis in Alaska, visit the UAF Large Animal Research Station, and browse the Alaska House Native Art Gallery. But the highlight for your wide-eyed kids will undoubtedly be your journey to the town of North Pole where you’ll visit Santa Claus House and meet Kris Kringle and his reindeer.
Not only does this excellent family-friendly trip deliver a healthy dose of childhood magic that your kids will remember for the rest of their lives, it also combines engaging educational experiences that may spark a life-long love affair with science and nature in enthusiastic young minds. Rest assured that a team of experienced English-speaking guides and private guides will be at your side for the duration, and a collection of premium family-friendly hotels will ensure your comfort.
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Meet your driver for a private airport transfer.
Located in the heart downtown Anchorage, the Hilton Anchorage (4*) stands out for its convenience and comfort. Guests will find countless recreation, shopping, dining and cultural opportunities easily accessible during their stay at this hotel. The Hilton Anchorage is just a 15 minute drive from Ted Stevens International Airport, two short blocks from the Alaska Railroad Depot and within easy walking distance of the Anchorage Convention District.
Meet your driver-guide for a private half-day tour of Anchorage, Alaska's largest city. Full of interesting sites, picturesque scenery, and history, Anchorage makes for a great sightseeing tour. Your tour will pass attractions like the Log Cabin Visitor Center, the Alaska Railroad Depot, and the Museum of Art & History. Visit Resolution Park and the Captain Cook Monument as well as Ship Creek Viewpoint, which overlooks Cook Inlet. Return transfer to your hotel included. Admissions (if desired) payable on spot.
Optional enjoy a Dog Sledding tour to depart for the trails around Anchorage.
Take a direct flight from Anchorage to Fairbanks.
Meet your private driver for an airport transfer.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks (3*) is an all-suite hotel offering inspiring style at an affordable price. Situated in the city center, this hotel is close to Fairbanks Ice Museum, Fairbanks Community Museum, and Growden Memorial Park. This hotel offers spacious studio suites, innovatively laid out, stylishly furnished and smartly designed. The 6-story Springhill Suites, located in downtown Fairbanks just across from the Chena River, offers comfortable first class accommodation, meeting rooms, restaurant, laundry facilities, indoor pool, exercise room, whirlpool.
This morning depart on a half day sightseeing of Fairbanks. Your tour includes a visit to the University of Alaska Museum. Here you will marvel at the natural and cultural history of Alaska. Also, you'll discover the science behind the Northern Lights. Other stops include UAF Large Animal Research Station, Alaska Oil Pipeline viewing station, Fairbanks Visitors Center, and the Alaska House Native Art Gallery. You'll then depart Fairbanks and drive to the town of North Pole. Here you'll visit the world famous Santa Claus House; meet with Kris Kringle and his reindeer.
The Morrisons ,
December 19, 2011
"The trip was fantastic - a real learning experience! Our hotel was excellent and our guide extremely knowledgable and bubbly. Thank you so much for organizing everything so perfectly!"
Ms. Waddell ,
December 19, 2011
"Thank you so much for organizing everything so perfectly!"
April 24, 2012
"We had a great time on our Master's trip a few weeks ago. It was a thrill to see the final round at Augusta, and what an exciting finish! "
catalina Brau ,
May 31, 2011
"I would travel with your Co. again without hesitation, all the arrengement were done in a very professional manner. Thank you very much."
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