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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

“HooDoo is a local favorite. Check out their Facebook page to see their food truck schedule for while you're in town.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Great exhibits about the Alaskan Interior and Arctic, as well as Alaska Native art, music, stories and dance.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“Creamer’s field offers a relaxing naturalistic experience within the Golden Heart City. It’s one of our favorite places to visit in town. It’s great for a walk through the boardwalk paths in the forest or out in the open fields. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Visit this historic park in Fairbanks filled with museums, sight-seeing and food.”
  • 30 locals recommend
“Our favorite place to eat ! Awesome cocktails and appetizers. We often skip a dinner plate for the appetizers. The Caesar salad is great . If you get there right around 5pm you can probably get in without a reservation. Otherwise call ahead.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Falafel Restaurant
“10 min (0.5 mile) Head west on Mack Blvd toward Westwood Way 0.3 mi Turn right onto Morgan Way 135 ft Turn left onto College Rd Destination will be on the right”
  • 11 locals recommend
“Saturdays and Wednesdays into September...great local food, hand-crafted items.”
  • 14 locals recommend
“Hands down the best automotive museum I've ever seen. Close to 100 unique, antique cars with dashes of local history and period clothing to enjoy.”
  • 14 locals recommend
“A staple in the Fairbanks Community. Much like any diner. The service is quick and friendly, the food served hot. Try the Poached Eggs, but make sure to ask for the yolks runny.”
  • 5 locals recommend
“Fairbanks' premier hippy bar. If your itching to meet some eclectic locals who do Alaska living right, hit this spot up for sure. Live music on the weekends is usually twangy, but a blast all the same.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Great coffee, hot cocoa, sandwiches and many homemade desserts! One of our favorites! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“A fairly new and very popular addition to downtown Fairbanks. Well within walking distance!”
  • 18 locals recommend
“A cozy coffee shop across the street from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Free wifi and computer access. Good coffee and food. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
“Breakfast, lunch, or dinner they never disappoint. This is a proud spot for Fairbanks; the Cookie Jar was on Food Network's Diners Drive-ins and Dives, host Guy Fieri.”
  • 16 locals recommend
  • 3 locals recommend