Although there is no ferry service between Washington and Fairbanks, one can send their vehicles by barge direct from Seattle to Fairbanks or Fairbanks to Seattle, every week, year-round
The barge trip from Seattle to Fairbanks takes about 2 weeks and from Fairbanks to Seattle takes between 19 & 21 days depending on weather. Arrival times are approximate because everything is weather dependent.
Fairbanks is home to two major military bases: Fort Wainwright US military Base and to Eielson Airforce Base.
The Eielson Air Force base is approximately 26 miles SE of Fairbanks.
Fairbanks offers all the amenities including a rich Native culture. Dog sledding, hiking with reindeer, hot springs and sighting the fabulous Aurora Boralis. Aurora season in Fairbanks isfrom 22 April - 20 August.
From helicopter tours providing an opportunity to explore the glaciers and the colourful back country; from museums to great shopping - Fairbanks has all the best Alaska has to offer.
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