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Alaskaland - Pioneer Park

Fairbanks, AK
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$99*
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Alaskan Heritage Tour in Fairbanks
72%
Ranked #15 of 37 Attractions in Fairbanks
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Picnicking
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Owner description: Built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the purchase of Alaska from Russia, this theme part includes a mock gold-rush town with authentic pioneer log cabins, mining equipment, musems, a replicated Native American village and a huge, drydocked sternwheeler open for tours.
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Newark, Delaware
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

I was born in Fairbanks but just went back for first time in over 25 years. I will say "Pioneer Park" (wow that was hard to type) has improved greatly from my memory as a kid. If you are in fairbanks with your kids, be sure to take them here. You can see some good history, and there is a... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

Being from Australia I have always found the Wild West of the American 1800's fascinating... This historic park is certainly interesting although probbaly not for the whole family Heaps of amazing historical facts, steam boats, Alaskan gold rush displayed items and much much more including a gold rush themed town you can walk around and even buy souvenirs from. Love... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you're interested in the Alaskan gold rush period I reccomended stopping by Pioneer Park (also known as "Alaskaland" by many locals). The shops are open in the summer, different food and sweet stores along with handcrafted shops. Much history is posted around the park. Also stop by the a Salmon Bake which has super delicious food, the salmon is... More

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East Islip, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had dinner at the Salmon bake which was very good. The little shops had just closed for the season when we got there but the carousel was open and the playground was open. So we had fun there.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

There is a lot going on at Pioneer Park off and on. I appreciate the premise of it, offering a place for families to go and dogs on leashes. It is a nice place, but it's not the first place I would tell people visiting Fairbanks to go. There are some kitschy museums and tourist shops. There are a few... More

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Rio Linda, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

So many attractions close for the winter. We were there first week of Oct. and it was closed already. They let you come in and walk around but there isn't much to do. The antique museum was closed, but they were having a meeting there and let us in, and unlocked it for us!! They have a lot of very... More

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Phoenix
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This low rating is not fair because nothing was open. We did slog around and see everything and did enjoy our day.

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Queensland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After reading what a great place this was, I was slightly disappointed as most of the shops etc were closed the day we visited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Great shopping, took free shuttle from hotel. Very interesting history of Alaska can be found here. Food available. All kinds of different shops to see and enjoy

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It looked like it would have been a good place to spend the day however by 17th September it was all closed down for the season but we did walk around anyway.

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