Hotels in North Pole, Alaska

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North Pole overview

North Pole is a friendly locale known for its museums and natural features, and surrounded by picturesque views of northern lights and mountains. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and dining choices. Take in some of the area's local culture at Alaska House Art Gallery and Fairbanks Ice Museum. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Santa Claus House and Fort Wainwright. A family-friendly area, North Pole also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in North Pole

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around North Pole has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in North Pole with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all North Pole hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best North Pole hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to North Pole

Fly in to Fairbanks, AK (FAI-Fairbanks Intl.), 17.2 mi (27.7 km) from downtown North Pole.

What to see around North Pole

A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Alaska House Art Gallery
  • • Fairbanks Ice Museum
  • • Dog Mushers Museum
  • • Fairbanks Community Museum
  • • Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
Its mountain views, northern lights, and wildlife are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary
  • • Pioneer Park
  • • Creamer's Field
  • • Georgeson Botanical Garden
  • • Large Animal Research Station
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Santa Claus House
  • • Fort Wainwright
  • • Birch Hill Recreation Area
  • • North Star Golf Club
  • • Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center

When to visit North Pole

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 20°F day, -15°F night
  • April-June: 75°F day, 9°F night
  • July-September: 75°F day, 28°F night
  • October-December: 45°F day, -14°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.79 inches
  • April-June: 2.60 inches
  • July-September: 5.98 inches
  • October-December: 2.13 inches