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Alaska Airlines Vacations. From mid-May through September you can take an Alaska Airlines Vacations package from Anchorage or Fairbanks to "the top of the world" and learn about the natural and cultural history of the area. Barrow, AK. 866/500–5511 general reservations; 907/786–0192 in Alaska. www.alaskavacationsalaska.com.
Tundra Tours. Year-round tours can be organized through Tundra Tours. The winter tours, offered from mid-September through mid-May, feature visits to a traditional hunting camp, the whaling station, the DEWS site, and opportunities to visit Point Barrow and watch northern lights. The summer program is highlighted by visits to local historic sites and opportunities to witness traditional cultural activities such as Eskimo dances, sewing demonstrations, and the blanket toss. In both winter and summer, visitors can purchase locally made Inupiaq arts and crafts. Barrow, AK. 907/852–3900. www.tundratoursinc.com.