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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
From $99.00
 
Ice Fishing Day Tour
"Begin your ice fishing day with pick-up at your Fairbanks accommodation. Let the local guide take the stress out of driving and save on those additional costs. From there you will enjoy a scenic drive to the premier ice fishing spots on selected lakes in acquire the old native skills of ice fishing from an experienced guide.While catching fish in a warm hut on a beautiful lake you can still safely enjoy the brisk clear air and peaceful environment of Interior Alaska: home to some of the best ice fishing this state has to offer.Enjoy a warm cooked fish lunch which (hopefully!) you caught yourself.""""Spend an exciting winter’s day on a frozen lake outside of Fairbanks Alaska. You'll learn native techniques of ice fishing from experienced guides. Test out your new skills and catch your lunch on this unique day experience!"
From $238.00
 
Northern Lights and Arctic Circle Day Trip from Fairbanks
"After pickup from your Fairbanks hotel travel to the legendary Arctic Circle where explorers have been venturing for centuries drawn by the power of planet Earth. Stop here to take pictures and receive a 'Cross the Circle Certificate!'Continue past the Trans-Alaska Pipeline one of the world's largest pipelines which stretches over 800 miles (1287 km) across Alaska. Learn about the incredible engineering of this crude oil pipeline and the building process of this epic land-crawling beast. Judge for yourself its impact on the landscape around it.Next
From $225.00

More Things to Do in Nome

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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jorgejuansanchez
Jun 14, 2014

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...
eSKImo75
Apr 04, 2011

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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RickinDutch
Feb 25, 2006

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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Sweetheart99762
Feb 23, 2006

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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frankcanfly
Nov 11, 2005

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...
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Nov 11, 2005
 
 
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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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Stephen-KarenConn
Nov 25, 2004

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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Stephen-KarenConn
Nov 25, 2004

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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Stephen-KarenConn
Nov 25, 2004

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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Stephen-KarenConn
Nov 25, 2004

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...
eSKImo75
Aug 28, 2003

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...
eSKImo75
Aug 28, 2003

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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DMTariensmom
Jan 14, 2003

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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Skylink
Aug 26, 2002

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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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