Many visitors to interior Alaska also make stops in the neighboring Canadian territory of Yukon, given the two regions’ closeness and intimately connected history. The prime Yukon destination for tourists is Dawson City, the second-largest city in the territory and a historic center of the Klondike Gold Rush. Given Dawson City’s proximity to Fairbanks, one…

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The history of Alaska and the neighboring Canadian territory of Yukon is intimately tied to the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. After the discovery of gold in Yukon, thousands of miners from across the U.S. and Canada migrated north in hopes of becoming rich. The gold rush inspired the creation…

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Alaska and the Yukon territory of Canada have become popular tourist destinations in recent years due to their gorgeous natural sights and interesting history. The Alaskan Interior is a top tourist destination for those looking to witness auroras and explore natural parks, while neighboring Yukon is a tourist draw as well for its gold rush…

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The George Parks Highway, more commonly known as the Parks Highway, is one of the most important and scenic highways in Alaska. At over 300 miles long, it connects Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska, with Fairbanks, the largest city in the Alaskan Interior and the gateway to the Arctic Circle. Completed in 1971, the…

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Many tourists to Alaska will find themselves traveling between the different cities in the state. The most important cities are Anchorage and Fairbanks. Located along Alaska’s southern coast, Anchorage is the largest city in the state and home to many government agencies, natural wonders, and cultural centers. Fairbanks is located deep within the Alaskan Interior…

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