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Pre- and Post-Conference Trips

Pre- and post-conference opportunities are available in and around Fairbanks and throughout the state of Alaska. Opportunities abound for fishing, aurora and wildlife viewing, photography and more, as well as lodging and transportation discounts. All of the opportunities currently available are listed below, or the trip offering can be sorted by different categories using the links to the right. Contact information for individual listings can be found by viewing the full offer listing, but for general pre- and post-conference trip questions, contact Jessica at OWAA HQ, 406-728-7434 or jpollett@owaa.org. All of this information will also be mailed to all OWAA members in a hardcopy booklet in February.

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Fairbanks Pre- and Post-conference Offers

Accommodations

Discounted Lodging - Alaska Heritage House

Discounted Lodging - Birch Lane Bed & Breakfast

Discounted Lodging - Golden Umbrella Bed & Breakfast

Discounted Lodging - GoNorth Hostel Base Camp

Discounted Lodging – Hampton Inn & Suites

FULL! - Complimentary Lodging- Minnie Street B & B Inn

Discounted Lodging – Minnie Street B & B Inn

Discounted Lodging Room Block – River’s Edge Resort

NEW! -Complimentary Lodging – Alaska State Parks

Activities

Dog Mushing Cart Rides - 1st Alaska Outdoor School

Guided Bird Walk and Banding Demonstration – Alaska Bird Observatory

Meet & Greet with the Dogs and the Musher Mary Shields - Alaskan Tails of the Trail

Northern Lights Self-Drive Tour - Aurora Borealis Lodge

Golf America’s Northernmost USGA Course – North Star Golf Club

Summer Dog Cart Ride & Mushing School - Sirius Sled Dogs

Sled Dog Kennel Tour – Sled Dog Adventures

Walk with the Reindeer - Running Reindeer Ranch

Downtown Snapshot Tour – EcoSeg Alaska

NEW! -ATV Trail Ride – Alaska State Parks

NEW! -Van Tour of Chena River State Recreation Area – Alaska State Parks

NEW! -Guided Hike of Angel Rocks Trail – Alaska State Parks

NEW! -Chena River Canoe Float Tour – Alaska State Parks

NEW! -Ranger-led Tour of Big Delta State Historical Area – Alaska State Parks

Attractions

House tours - Alaska Heritage House

Walking Tour of Downtown Fairbanks with the Expert - Downtown Association of Fairbanks

Museum Tour – Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum

Guided Tours – Large Animal Research Station (LARS), University of Alaska Fairbanks

Pioneer Park Gift Bag – Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park Museums & Big Stampede Show – Pioneer Park

Alaska Salmon Bake & Palace Theatre Show – Pioneer Park

See Pioneer Park by Historic Train - Pioneer Park

Backstage Tour of S.S. Nenana & Harding Railroad Car – Pioneer Park

Riverboat Discovery Cruise – Riverboat Discovery & Gold Dredge 8

Gold Dredge 8 Gold Mining History Tour - Riverboat Discovery & Gold Dredge 8

Visit the World-Famous Santa Claus House - Santa Claus House

15 Minute Bowl-Making Explanation & Demo - The Great Alaskan Bowl Company

Self-guided Museum Tour – University of Alaska Museum of the North

Tours & Packages

Fairbanks City Tour - 1st Alaska Outdoor School

Fairbanks Highlight Tour – 1st Alaska Outdoor School

Aurora Viewing & Native Culture Show - Alaska Northern Lights Tour

Wildlife Refuge Tour - Friends of Creamer’s Field

Individualized Refuge Tour – Friends of Creamer’s Field

10% Gift Shop Discount – Friends of Creamer’s Field

FULL!Minnie Street B&B and Alaska Fishing & Raft Adventures Package - Minnie Street B & B and Alaska Fishing & Raft Adventures
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Arctic Pre- and Post-conference Offers

Arctic Ocean/Prudhoe Bay – 3-day Van Drive Tour - 1st Alaska Outdoor School

Fall Caribou Basecamp in Gates of the Arctic National Park - Arctic Treks

Arctic Coast Polar Bears – Based in Kaktovik, Barter Island - Arctic Treks

Day Tour to Bettles - Bettles Lodge and Air Service

Overnight Arctic Circle Tour - Bettles Lodge and Air Service

Middle Fork Koyukuk River in Brooks Range – GoNorth Travel Center

Arctic Circle Drive Adventure - Northern Alaska Tour Company

Arctic Circle Fly Drive Adventure – 5am - Northern Alaska Tour Company

Arctic Circle Aurora Fly Drive – 1pm - Northern Alaska Tour Company

Arctic Circle Aurora Adventure – 2 day/1 night - Northern Alaska Tour Company

Arctic Circle Aurora Adventure – 3 day/2 night – Northern Alaska Tour Company

Discounted Lodging at Nullagvik Hotel – Nullagvik Hotel/NMS Lodging

Kotzebue Tour - Nullagvik Hotel/NMS Lodging

NEW! -Arctic Circle Van Drive Tour – 1st Alaska Outdoor School  
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Denali Pre- and Post-conference Offers

Denali National Park – 3 days Van Tour - 1st Alaska Outdoor School

Shuttle to or from Denali National Park (with reservation) – 1st Alaska Outdoor School

Denali National Park Photography Tour - Aramark/Denali Park Resorts

Discounted Lodging at McKinley Chalet Resort in Denali - Aramark/Denali Park Resorts

Alaska Cabin Nite Dinner Theater - Aramark/Denali Park Resorts

Stampede Trail Adventure – Guided ATV Tour – Denali ATV Adventures

Half-Day Fly Fishing Trip – Denali Fly Fishing Guides

Canyon Run Raft Trip - Denali Raft Adventures, Inc.

McKinley Run Raft Trip – Denali Raft Adventures, Inc.

Discounted Lodging - Denali River Cabins

Discounted Lodging - Kantishna Roadhouse

Kantishna Wilderness Trails Full Fay Excursion into Denali National Park - Kantishna Wilderness Trails Excursion

Summit McKinley Flight and/or Denali Glacier Landing Flight – McKinley Flight Tours
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Valdez Pre- and Post-conference Offers

Round-trip from Fairbanks to Valdez and Fishing Charter - Alaska Marine Guides

Discounted Lodging -  Best Western Valdez Harbor Inn

Keystone Canyon Whitewater Adventure – Central Alaska Adventures

Robe River Freshwater Fly Fishing – Central Alaska Adventures

Prince William Sound Vacations Tours – Goodhand Charters

Prince William Sound Columbia Glacier Wildlife Cruise – Lu-Lu Belle/Glacier Wilderness Cruises

Discounted Lodging - Mountain Sky Hotel & Suites

Half Day Worthington Glacier Hike – Pangaea Adventures

Columbia Glacier Day Sea Kayak Tour – Pangaea Adventures

Duck Flats Sea Kayak Tour – Pangaea Adventures

Full Day Worthington Glacier Ice Climb – Pangaea Adventures

Shoup Glacier Day Sea Kayak Tour – Pangaea Adventures

Complimentary Lodging - Robe Lake Lodge

Discounted Lodging - Robe Lake Lodge

Meares Glacier Excursion - Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises

Columbia Glacier Cruise - Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises

Sea Kayaking Tour -  Unbeaten Path
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Rest of Alaska Pre- and Post-conference Offers

Anchorage

NEW! - Discounted Lodging – Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa

Copper Center

Gulkana River Red Salmon Fly Fishing Float Trip - Central Alaska Adventures

Cordova

Discounted Lodging – Orca Adventure Lodge

Homer

4 Day/3 Night Visit to Stillpoint Lodge in Halibut Cove - Stillpoint Lodge in Halibut Cove

Juneau

Pre-Conference Trip to Juneau, Alaska’s Wilderness Capital City and Glacier Bay National Park - Juneau Convention & Visitors Bureau

Post-Conference Trip to Juneau, Alaska’s Wilderness Capital City – Juneau Convention & Visitors Bureau

Kodiak - NEW!

NEW!Complimentary Lodging – Afognak Wilderness Lodge on Afognak Island in the Kodiak Island Archipelago

NEW!Discounted Lodging – A Smiling Bear B&B

NEW!Discounted Lodging – Olds River Inn

NEW!Guided stream fishing or photography expedition – MemoryMaker Tour and Guide Service

NEW!Bear view and flightseeing tour to Kitoi Bay – Island Air Service

NEW!Backcountry ATV fishing – Can’t Get Enough Fishing

Nenana

Guided Day Trip for Arctic Grayling and Silver Salmon – Arctic Grayling Guide Service/Wilderness Fishing

Overnight, Unguided Trip to Remote Streamside Cabin – Arctic Grayling Guide Service/Wilderness Fishing

Richardson Highway

Two Nights for the Price of One and a Complimentary Dinner, Guided Hiking and Fishing - The Lodge at Black Rapids

Salcha

Canoeing – 3 Dog Night Hostel & B&B

Summer Sled Dog Tours - 3 Dog Night Hostel & B&B

Seward

One Night Stay and Bank Fishing in Seward - A Cabin on the Cliff

Discounted Lodging at Hotel Seward - Hotel Seward and Ms. Gene’s Place in Seward

 FULL! - 2 Night Stay at Hotel Seward, Kayak Trip and Bank Fishing - Hotel Seward and Ms. Gene’s Place in Seward

Ms. Gene’s Place – Hotel Seward’s Victorian Fine Dining Restaurant in SewardHotel Seward and Ms. Gene’s Place in Seward

Talkeetna

1-2 Hour Flightseeing Trip in Denali National Park – Talkeetna Air Taxi

One Day, One Night at BatinWoods Lodge - Adventures at BatinWoods

Whittier/Prince William Sound

3 Day/2 Night Eshamy Bay Adventure – Eshamy Bay Lodge – Prince William Sound

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park – 3 day Van Tour - 1st Alaska Outdoor School

5 Day/4 Night Package to the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park – GoNorth Travel Center
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Transportation Pre- and Post-conference Offers

Discounted Travel Fare – Alaska Airlines

NEW!Discounted Travel Fare – American Airlines

Complimentary Passage - Alaska Marine Highway System (ferry)

Discounted Auto Rental – Alaska Auto Rental

Discounted Travel Fare – Alaska Railroad please note: updated contact information from printed catalog

Discounted Auto RentalAvis – Alaska Rent A Car, Inc.

Discounted Travel Fare – Era Alaska

Discounted One-Way (Alaska to Seattle) Camper RentalGoNorth Car & Camper Rental
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