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Tongass Rainforest Hiking Expedition
"After meeting your small-group on the dock you'll be driven by private van to the wilderness trailhead. Located in a remote location you will hike on an unpaved mostly level wilderness trail with no steps. You don’t need special footwear. The peace of the rainforest surroundings is yours while you admire the ancient forest and giant trees of the Tongass National Forest. You will walk approximately 3 mile lines noise and civilization. Your first stop is at a meadow
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Talkeetna Zipline Adventure from Anchorage
"Start your day with pickup at your Anchorage hotel and head off to your zipline adventure in Talkeetna a historic railroad town and popular gateway to the wilderness. Your guide will fill you in on Talkeetna’s vibrant history of gold mining and mountaineers and other quirky characters over lunch in town. The region’s tall rugged mountains gently flowing rivers and abundant wildlife make it a nature sightseeing haven. And one of the best ways to see an exciting overview of it is by soaring through the air on a zipline. After a basic orientation head to the scenic mountains above town and strap into your zipline gear. For the next 3 hours you’ll have a bird’s-eye view as you fly from one platform to the next. Zip across nine lines zooming through the canopy. Wiggle across three suspension bridges and step down a spiral staircase for different perspectives on the nature surrounding you. Throughout the tour you’ll be in awe of the boreal forest. The pace blends speed with time t
From $349.00
 
Arctic Circle and Northern Lights Tour from Fairbanks
"Your 14-hour adventure to the Arctic Circle starts with hotel pickup in Fairbanks by your experienced guide. Head north out of town in the afternoon traveling along the Dalton Highway.Featured on the TV show Ice Road Truckers the Dalton Highway (technically Alaska Route 11) runs north-south through Alaska nearly all the way to the Arctic Ocean and parallels the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. It’s one of the most isolated roads in the United States and provides some beautiful Alaskan scenery for you to enjoy during the ride. Learn from your guide about the Trans-Alaska Pipeline one of the world’s largest pipeline systems built in the 1970s to carry crude oil from Prudhoe Bay 800 miles (1
From $225.00

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Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum

This excellent museum shows all kind of artifacts since the times of the gold rush, as well as information of the dogs that made the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, plus the dog Fritz stuffed.It was in...
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Nome Visitors Center

The Visitors Centers is a big hit, from a hilarious video of Nome to stuffed Musk Ox, "Oscar".Josie graciously informs visitors on all sorts of Nome knowledge. Pick up a few brochures, and see what's...
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Rent a Car

Unique to Nome is it has a road sytem that allow you to drive to three villages and catch a glimpse of remote Alaska that is hard to grasp without seeing for yourself.Use Nome as your base and spend 2...
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Wow - Nome's Busiest Times of the Year!

I would say that my two favorite months of each year is March and June. March because it's the time of the infamous 'Last Great Race,' the "Iditarod!" This event attracts visitors from all over the...
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The 3 Lucky Swedes

Jafet Lindbert, Erik Lindbolm and John Bryneston, discoverd gold in 1898, at Anvil Creek, near present day Nome. They had no idea what their discovery would cause.Within a few months, every man with a...
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Carrie McLain Memorial Museum

The Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving & showcasing the Nome Gold Rush, Bering Strait Eskimo, aviation as well as contemporary history & culture associated with...
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Statues of the "Three Lucky Swedes."

The "Three Lucky Swedes," Jafet Lindbert, Erik Lindbolm and John Bryneston, discoverd gold in 1898, at Anvil Creek, just above the present day town of Nome. At that time it was an uninhabited area in...
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Swanberge Dredge

The Swanberge Dredge, which operated until the 1950's, is preserved today as a historic relic. It is one of 18 mining dredges which once could be found in and around Nome. They crept across the...
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Little Creek Mining Station

One of the highlights on my tour of Nome was a visit to the Little Creek Mining Station. Our tour group was greeted by a guide who provided each of us with our own gold pan and taught us how to pan...
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Little Creek Rail Depot and Rail Truck

The Little Creek Rail Depot, no longer in use, can be found behind the Little Creek Mining Station. A brightly painted old rail truck still sits on the rails, recalling Nome's boisterous gold rush...
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Carrie McLain Memorial Museum

Visit Laura, curator of the Carrie McLain Memorial Museum, for a dash to the past (she has also been to present-day Russia). The Museum showcases the lives of prospectors, the equipment they used, and...
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XYZ - Extra Years of Zest

If you are a senior, traveling with seniors or enjoy elder company, stop by the XYZ Senior Center.Free lunch served Monday-Friday for elders, 60 years and older. Fine food, good company, comfortable...
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The Finish Gate for the Iditarod! Gave me chills.

The finish gate for the Iditarod Sled Dog Race is a beautiful piece of work! And it is just sitting there, along the side of Front Street, waiting to be pulled into place on the street for the dogs to...
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On Front Street, there are a...

On Front Street, there are a few souvenir shops. They sell, among other things, carvings made out of tooth ivory. Also on Front Street on the side toward the ocean is a free museum (shown in photo)....
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"There's No Place Like Nome!"
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"Nome, Alaska"
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"Gold rush Boom Town"
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"My mom and son call Nome "Home"!"
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"Small town with a big heart"
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