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Address: Chena Hot Springs, Fairbanks, AK
Phone Number: 907-451-8104
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Really cool place with amazing ice sculptures and displays. We also got to watch one of the Artists work. This was the only positive experience we had at chena hot springs resort.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Really cool place with amazing ice sculptures and displays. We also got to watch one of the Artists work. This was the only positive experience we had at chena hot springs resort.

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Bellefontaine, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Loved checking out all of the ice sculptures and the appletinis were amazing! The fresh cut martini glasses were a fun thing to experience.

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place! A little long of a drive to get there. The tour seemed quick (1 hour-ish) but was VERY interesting and Beautiful!! I would do it again but would have liked more time to explore inside. Well priced for the event. There are other things to do on property to make a full day of events.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Overall this little tour was enjoyable. Andy, the caretaker and artist is funny and talents. Our group loved going into the ice carving display area and sledding down the little hill. This is great for families.

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BOULDER
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Very cool experience! And very cold inside! We liked watching them sculpt right there in their workshop. Granted they were just making the martini glasses out of ice, but still fascinating.

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Lucedale, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Well...it IS cold, but then that's what ice needs. But the moment the doors opened we oohed and ahhed over each of the pieces of art work, its detail and the colors used to enhance the work. I loved it all...but wish I had worn different shoes. Also, wish they would sell a non-alcoholic drink at the bar instead of... More 

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Scarborough, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We didn't have long in Fairbanks and are glad we found this place. For about $6 from memory we had a short movie telling us all about the Fairbanks Ice Sculpting Festival, which we had never heard of so found interesting. After the movie the custodian put on the lights and we went into the 'fridge' to view the ice... More 

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Auburn, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

How does the saying go "Happy wife - Happy Life". This was one of those "Yes Dear" trips which turned out to be amazing. After the hour drive, to see the small tent type structure, I knew I was right, then I had to pay and stand in line and it was raining and a tour bus pulled up, this... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The ice carvings in this museum are beautiful and the lighting really adds to it. We got some really great fun photos. Some of our group declined to wear the provided parkas, trust me you want to wear one. :)

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Camp Verde, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Interesting and entertaining. Of course it was cold so wear something warm! The guide is also a talented sculptor and very welcoming. Take the little sled run for one at a time. The host could use a mike to be better heard, but maybe it would freeze up.

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Address: Chena Hot Springs, Fairbanks, AK
Phone Number: 907-451-8104
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks

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