What kind of vacation is a real vacation without a visit to someplace tacky? North Pole, Alaska is south of Fairbanks, and celebrates Christmas all year round. Our group was divided on the importance of visiting this festive place. It is of note that Frommer's Alaska Guide omits the North Pole. You can see the smoke in the air.
"North Pole has the magic of Christmas in its name and the great
We stopped in to visit the gift shop and bought some cute souvenirs.
Susan was probably the most enthusiastic about this stop!
It was worth the photo opps.