Tour the Chena Hot Springs, Fairbanks

What: A popular natural hot springs resort with plenty of fun activities.

When to go: Worth visiting in the winter to see the northern lights and take a dip in the hot spring in sub zero temperatures.

How to get there:


  • Even if you don’t stay at the resort, this can make a great day trip from Anchorage. Once you get to the resort, there are many activities worth checking out from dipping into the hot springs, touring the ice museum, exploring the cross country ski trails, or going out on a snowmachine/dog sled ride.
  • There are restaurants / snack shops on site.