Barrow

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Did you know... Barrow, also known as "Top of the World", is the NORTHERNMOST community in the United States?

Located 330 miles above the Arctic Circle on the Chukchi sea coast.
The majority of the town’s residents are the Inupiat Eskimos that have inhabited the Arctic coast for thousands of years. Subsistence activities, including traditional whale hunts, are still an essential part of their culture.

Barrow is known for views of the midnight sun, which does not set between approximately May 10th and August 2nd each summer, and does not rise between approximately November 18th and January 24th each winter.

Visitors can partake in sightseeing tours of this remote village community, dog sledding, polar bear viewing, and the Inupiat Heritage Center.

Interesting Barrow facts:
• Average low temp is below freezing approximately 324 days of the year
• The community is "damp", meaning the sale of alcohol is banned. Though importation and possession is allowed.
• Barrow's Eskimo name is Ukpeagvik which translates to "place where owls are hunted."
• Approximately 65% of the population is Alaska Native with the majority of residents being Inupiat Eskimos.

Arctic Ocean w/Barrow (Southbound) Departure Days Starting At

Ascend through the majestic Brooks Mountain Range and over the Continental Divide at Atigun Pass. Learn More »

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Arctic Ocean (Northbound) Departure Days Starting At

Explore up close the tundra of the Arctic Coastal Plain & feel veins of ice just beneath the surface. Learn More »

Fairbanks 3 $1,339
Arctic Ocean w/Barrow (Southbound) Departure Days Starting At

Ascend through the majestic Brooks Mountain Range and over the Continental Divide at Atigun Pass. Learn More »

Fairbanks 3 $1,788
Arctic Ocean (Northbound) Departure Days Starting At

Explore up close the tundra of the Arctic Coastal Plain & feel veins of ice just beneath the surface. Learn More »

Fairbanks 3 $1,339