6. On June 21 in Fairbanks, you can watch a baseball game at midnight, without artificial lights. The surprising number of summer daylight hours (almost 22 on solstice) allows visitors plenty of time to take in the sites.

Caleb Frazier photographs the setting Solstice sun from the University of Alaska <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101101011123" title="Fairbanks" href="/topic/us/alaska/fairbanks-north-star-borough/fairbanks-PLGEO100101101011123.topic">Fairbanks</a>, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100501259400" title="West Ridge" href="/topic/us/illinois/cook-county/chicago/west-ridge-PLGEO100100501259400.topic">West Ridge</a>.
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( AP Photo/Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Eric Engman )

Caleb Frazier photographs the setting Solstice sun from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, West Ridge.

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