Here are some great things to do in Alaska's Arctic in the winter.

  • Mush dogs along the Iditarod Trail outside of Nome
  • Watch fireworks explode over the Chuckchi Sea on New Year's Eve in Utqiagvik (Barrow)
  • See traditional Native Alaska games and competitions practiced in Kotzebue as athletes prepare for the Eskimo Olympics

Tips to help you plan your trip to Alaska

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Scenic Byways

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