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Address: Fairbanks, AK
Phone Number: 9077731222
Activities: Driving
Description: Most of the scenic drives in the Fairbanks region start on this road...
Most of the scenic drives in the Fairbanks region start on this road, which twists through the White Mountains and allows access to mining sites, hot-springs resorts and recreational options.
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motorbike ride for a day

we went up the steese hway for a day ride we had an awesome burger on the way the curves are great the surface was in good condition and there wasn't much trafic

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

we went up the steese hway for a day ride we had an awesome burger on the way the curves are great the surface was in good condition and there wasn't much trafic

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

On the road to see Circle, AK (population 103) a census-designated place (CDP) 50 miles south of the Arctic circle and this is the highway that gets us there. The Steese Highway was completed in 1927 and named for Gen. James G. Steese, U.S. Army, and former president of the Alaska Road Commission. The first sixty miles is a paved... More 

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North Pole, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Like most highways within the state of Alaska, there are a lot of things to see- like wildlife. Also, depending where you are it's not so awesome.

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NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Stopped along the highway to view the Alaska pipeline - very memorable. Drove up to Nome Creek to pan for gold - very busy on Memorial Day. Nope, did not find any gold there, but the rental vehicle got plenty dusty!

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Highland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Wonderful drive. We loved it. Saw a moose!! Gorgeous mountains and rivers. Good road. Hike Angel rocks. Don't miss this drive!

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Brooklyn Park, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

long and winding the Alaska pipeline stop is right there. Better driven during the day, the night can be tough.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We drove out the Steese Highway to view the northern lights. It was perfect. We stopped at Cleary Summit. The northern lights were mesmerizing. Just beautiful. Something everyone should try to see once in their lives!!

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Clarence, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We drove about 20 miles of this North and South of Fairbanks. On the way to a lodge to stay at. Nice scenic views along the way as well as the Alsaka pipeline to see at roadside station. I think there was a gold dredge there (but of no use in the winter).

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Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Worth the time to drive there from Fairbanks (5-10 minutes). Walked under the pipeline, viewed the pipeline dowgs on display and read the signs. The scenery is great, there's a tourist shop across the street. The pull-off is near the area where Rt 2 reduces from 4 to 2 lanes North of Fairbanks.

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Maryland Heights, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Ever been to the artic circle? Most haven't. It's a long drive but you'll get there. Scenic drive. Make the day of it. Bring your camera and plans on driving all day. Have you been to the artic circle? I have. How cool is that?

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Address: Fairbanks, AK
Phone Number: 9077731222
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks

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