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This is one of those places you will never forget going to, how many other people on your block can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris S
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Boise, Idaho
Artic Circle Monument

After travel in bus for 7 hours , we fin the sing. I just the sing around and nothing else. From... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
travelagent77
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Titusville, Florida
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MP 115.5 Elliott Highway, Fairbanks, AK
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Do you really want to drive all the way to this muddy parking lot with a photogenic sign, just to be able to say that you have been north of the Yukon River and north of the Arctic Circle? Even knowing that if you continued...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those places you will never forget going to, how many other people on your block can say they've been to the Arctic Circle. It's a bit of a drive up to it, got to have a full tank of gas, a...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is nothing more than a small parking area and a sign. All there really is to do is take a selfie with the sign and get back on the highway.

Thank theothergallo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After travel in bus for 7 hours , we fin the sing. I just the sing around and nothing else. From Fairbanks cost $250.00 .

Thank travelagent77
Reviewed August 7, 2018

If you have a day, take a tour (Alaska Aurora Adventure) up to the Arctic Circle sign and see vistas and a part of Alaska only a few do.

Thank kcovey26
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The sign is nice, the specialness of driving to the Arctic Circle is rewarding. Lots of parking. We read about, but did not see anyone offering a certificate for being there. Fun nonetheless. A good memory and that is what life is about.

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed August 2, 2018

I am not sure who originated this attraction BUT, the above Milepost (MP) information is incorrect. The BLM Arctic Circle Monument Sign is NOT on the Elliott Highway. NO. It is at Milepost 115.5 of the James Dalton Highway, also known as The Haul Road...More

3  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed July 6, 2018

It was an interesting drive to get to the Arctic Circle, enjoyed the way the terrain changed the farther north we went.

1  Thank travlin55
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Your phone probably won't work here, so It's actually nice to have a concrete indication of crossing the arctic circle. And it's better than the equator in Ecuador, where there are competing places for the true line of the equator!!

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed June 19, 2018

In June 2017 arrived just minutes before the Summer Solstice ie the Midnight Sun. BLM will be there during the day hours to hand out signed certificates for crossing it. I got 2, one for each direction. They are more than happy to take your...More

3  Thank mfreeze1958
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MJFUNLOVETOTRAVEL
October 9, 2017|
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We drove up in the summer so the road was a little rough but not too bad. We stopped along the way for pictures but it took us 6 hours to get to the sign, (we stopped at Hot Spot Cafe for lunch), then we continued on to... More
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Bihai P
February 6, 2017|
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Response from outsidenow | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely scenic but dangerous to drive in the summer so the winter must be frightful. Leave it to a professional who do not drive their own vehicles on that road. They rent from a limited supply since many firms will... More
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