The One Town In Alaska That Turns Into Winter Wonderland Each Year

In northern Alaska just south of Alaska’s ‘golden heart city’ of Fairbanks is the tiny town of North Pole. With a name like that, it’s easy to assume that this destination would be the place to visit during the holiday season. The town definitely lives up to its enchanting reputation.

With a small population just over 2,000 year-round residents, it’s really quite remarkable to see how alive and positively remarkable this destination becomes during the snowy winter months. From the Santa Claus House to the Christmas In Ice event, visitors from all around the great 49th state as well as all over the world, are drawn to this place because of its magical winter wonderland appeal.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you love the North Pole, you’ll definitely agree that this one spot in Alaska is basically heaven on earth. To continue with the holiday fun, be sure to take this Christmas Lights road trip in Alaska that is nothing short of magical.