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Fairbanks, 360 miles north of Anchorage, is at the end of the Alaska Highway from Canada and definitely at the end of the road for most tourists. Though somewhat bland, its central location makes a great base for exploring a hinterland of gold mines and hot springs, and a staging point for trips into the surrounding wilderness and for journeys along the Dalton Highway to the Arctic Ocean oil community of Prudhoe Bay. Alaska's second most populous town was founded accidentally, in 1901, when a steamship carrying trader E.T. Barnette ran aground in the shallows of the Chena River, a tributary of the Yukon. Unable …
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If you're open to some great American food at America's Diner, we're open for you. Come and see us for your fill of, well, whatever it is you're in the mood for. Fluffy pancakes, crispy bacon, a juicy burger or something from our Fit Fare Menu - you'll always find delicious value and variety at Denny's. And like any good diner, the coffee is always brewing.