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Summer Activities

gold panning in Nome

– Visit the Gates of the Arctic National Park
– Dip your toes into the Arctic Ocean on the coast of Barrow
– Watch herds of caribou migrate north of the Brooks Range
– Take a walking tour to Cape Smythe Whaling and Trading Station in Barrow, the oldest frame building in the Arctic
– Drive the Dalton Highway, following the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
– Look for polar bears on the ice floes around Barrow
– Visit North Tent City in Kotzebue, an active traditional fish camp that is set up each year to dry and smoke the season's catch
– Drive from Nome to the Eskimo village of Teller, where guests can see the many remnants of Nome's gold rush past