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Downtown motels and hotels tend to be either quite pricey or pretty dodgy. B&Bs are plentiful, with rooms from $80 a night; the visitor centre offers free phone calls and all the brochures. Thankfully there are a couple of good hostels, and for campers there’s the tranquil and convenient Tanana Valley Campground, 1800 College Rd at Aurora Drive (mid-May to mid-Sept; t 907/456-7956; $16–24), on the MACS bus Red line.

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