Fairbanks, Alaska Hotels and Travel Guide
With a history rooted in the region’s gold rush, Fairbanks is the largest city in Alaska’s vast interior. If you’re looking for Fairbanks hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
• Extended Stay America Fairbanks - Old Airport Rd.
As the seat of government for the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Fairbanks’ vibrant economy involves both government and private business. If you include Eielson Air Force Base and Fort Wainwright, more than one third of the employment in Fairbanks involves government services.
Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base benefit both the national and local citizenry. The 1st Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division, posted at Fort Wainwright, is a Stryker Brigade, named for the eight-wheeled armored combat vehicle it employs. Operating out of Eielson Air Force Base are the operations, maintenance, mission support and medical groups of the 354th Fighter Wing.
Just minutes from the Extended Stay America hotel is the University of Alaska – Fairbanks, the flagship campus of the University of Alaska System. UAF, as it is known, is the home of seven major research units involving agriculture, forestry, mining, arctic research and more. UAF also hosts the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center.
Thanks to its subarctic location, Fairbanks offers some amazing visitor opportunities. The hearty may experience an Alaskan winter at the Alaska at 40 Below Fairbanks location, where below-zero arctic winter temperatures are demonstrated year-round. For one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences, head for the high peaks and view the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights.
In Fairbanks, nature lovers are surrounded by numerous opportunities. White Mountain Recreation Area, Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve and Denali National Park are all within a few hours drive. Home to Mt. McKinley, North America’s highest peak, Denali Park is six million acres of some of the world’s most beautiful scenery.
Whether you plan to visit Fairbanks for business or to experience the awe of the Alaskan wild, you’ll experience comfort, convenience, and affordability at the Extended Stay America Fairbanks - Old Airport Road.