Date Ideas
in Fairbanks, AK (showing 1 - 6 out of 6)

Dinner and a movie are always great date night options. But after a while, date night can end up turning into a routine more than a fun outing. If you’re looking for date ideas, whether for a first date with a partner or a night away from the kids with your spouse, check out our options below.

We’ve found the best spots near you to give you the variety you have been craving for. Think outside the box and dare to try something different for your next date night! Turn a regular night into one to remember forever.

Fairbanks Ice Museum

500 2nd Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701   Directions

(907) 451-8222


The season of winter isn't restricted to the months of the year, as visitors are always in for a cool experience when they visit the Fairbanks Ice Museum. Marvel at the life-sized ice sculptures carved by local artists. These incredible, finely-detailed works are all displayed at the historic Lacey Street Theater. There are also some equally impressive multimedia exhibits and attractions that are just as enthralling. Come and experience Alaska's winter all year long!

Large Animal Research Station

2220 Yankovich Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709   Directions

(907) 474-5724


Some of the best attractions in Alaska are the natural kind, and you can see them up close when you take time to visit the Large Animal Research Station in Fairbanks. This is actually one of the more popular attractions in the area, as the facility has thousands of visitors each year. The large number of people who walk through the doors of the Large Animal Research Station is understandable as they all look forward to seeing such indigenous creatures as muskoxen and caribou at a dramatically close distance.

Moose Mountain Ski Resort

3450 Moose Mountain Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709   Directions

(907) 347-0341


With the nearly constant chilly conditions in Fairbanks, skiing is a sport that is enjoyed by a significant segment of the population. One of the more popular skiing destinations that still retains a rather local charm is Moose Mountain. Skiers are taken to the top of the mountain on a ski bus and then get to the bottom by enjoying the quick but enjoyable ride on Moose Mountain's accessible but still challenging slopes. The mountain is also a favorite of snowboarders.

Parfait Dix Day Spa and Gift Shop

Fairbanks, AK

(907) 456-6391


Whatever stress you and your partner have been dealing with lately, the lack of spending quality time together shouldn't be one of them. Take a little time to plan a romantic date for the two of you to visit Fairbanks' Parfait Dix Day Spa and Gift Shop. Choose from several relaxation packages that include various types of massage, aromatherapy and many other stress-melting treatments. Plus, you can also take a little bit of this relaxing experience home with you when you stop in to the spa's inviting gift shop.

Riverboat Discovery

1975 Discovery Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99709   Directions

(907) 479-6673


You and your sweetheart will enjoy taking a cruise unlike any other when you both get on board the Riverboat Discovery. Your hearts will be beating with excitement as the two of you go on a romantic riverboat ride into the heart of Alaska's natural beauty and compelling history. A floatplane taking off on a “bush” style runway, the historic home of Susan Butcher and insights into the Athabascan Indian culture are among the many highlights of this popular excursion.

University of Alaska Museum of the North

1962 Yukon Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99775   Directions

(907) 474-7505


Preservation is raised to art form–literally–when you visit the University of Alaska Museum of the North. While there are many dramatic exhibits to take in and absorb, the biggest attraction here is a meticulous presentation of a 36,000-year-old mummy. Other equally captivating exhibits include those that highlight Alaska's five major geographic regions that include artifacts, important objects and other items of interest from each region. In addition to research-based projects, the museum offers a wide variety of educational programs.

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