Arctic Circle Trading Post
Arctic Circle Trading Post
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Sharnjit_Sondh
Ludhiana, India561 contributions
Jun 2015 • Family
A Convenient rest sop if you are travelling on the Dalton/Elliot Highway. There is a nice Souvenir Shop, the products of which are mostly made by the owners and their Children. Its a Family run Business and a very Nice, peaceful & beautiful place.
No need to visit specially for the shop though
Written March 3, 2016
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Iwtstw
64 contributions
Dec 2015 • Couples
A nice and cozy place where you can shop for souvenirs and wait for the Aurora. The generous and friendly owner, Joe, provides free hot drinks and snacks to his guest. Keeps everyone entertained while waiting for the Aurora to appear with interesting stories about the history of this place and his huge family. We had cloudy sky and a bright full moon but that did not stop the faint Aurora from dancing through the night.
Written January 2, 2016
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Sushar
San Jose, CA852 contributions
Jul 2021
This is a historic trading post which is now privately owned and closed due to Covid. It is a stopping point along the Dalton Highway and does have couple of decent outhouses.
Written August 15, 2021
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MountainMama
CANTON, United States556 contributions
Jun 2020
This was a cute little historic stop along our trip to see the Arctic Circle. Due to COVID 19 they were closed at the time of our visit so we couldn't go inside, but we did use the restrooms here and take pictures at the trading post.
Written July 23, 2020
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TravelerCory
Salem, OR122 contributions
Jan 2018 • Couples
We traveled here as part of another adventure to see the Northern Lights. While I was unimpressed with the tour we went on, I was impressed with this little store. This place was originally set up as a lemon aid stand along the highway. The owners grandkids set up the stand to serve to truckers along the highway. They dug down several feet to keep the lemon aid cold to serve at the stand. Soon, they began to sell other items such as cold drinks and candy bars. The store then followed, as a stop for the truckers to come in. One thing the owners always made sure that the coffee was always free.
There are several old school outhouses on the property ( They do smell pretty rank) and there is even the lemon aid stand near the entrance.
The prices are fair considering the distance from anywhere here. If you are traveling the highway, this is a good stop to stretch your legs and possibly learn something new as well.
Written January 27, 2018
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DonnaSebastian
Vero Beach, FL303 contributions
Jul 2017 • Couples
Stop for coffee, muffins, whatever. Great t-shirts and hats and souvenirs. Clean outhouses. Lovely lady owns this place and you feel like you are sitting in her living room, all nice and cozy.
Written July 15, 2017
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Kathy G
Rio Verde, AZ1,023 contributions
May 2017 • Couples
Loved the fancy outhouses w directions for use. Got my souvenir sweatshirt there. Nice people. Not cheap but it's a bit pricey here.
Written May 21, 2017
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Dwight C
Enid21 contributions
Dec 2018 • Family
Took a tour to this very isolated location some 65 miles north of Fairbanks to view the Northern Lights. Not recommended to drive to in the winter, let the professional tour drivers do the work! Great location to view the Northern Lights
Written January 17, 2019
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JohnandJane
Elmira, NY973 contributions
Jun 2018 • Couples
Great rest/pee stop for our bus trip to the arctic Circle. Good way to learn how true Alaskans manage to live up there year round. Bathroom is an outhouse. all power comes from a gasoline generator. The owners must be wonderful people because over the years they took in dozens of foster kids and adopted several of them.
Written August 20, 2018
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sunni014
Kilgore, TX410 contributions
Jul 2017 • Couples
Stopped here for a pit stop on our Arctic Circle Tour. A unique place with lots of Tshirt, Alaskan items, snacks, etc. Coffee always ready. Attendant was super nice and friendly. Is in a rustic Alaskan cabin that is so cute. Bathrooms are outhouses, which is not uncommon in this area, but very clean outhouses. Great Place
Written August 6, 2017
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