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In Far North Alaska

Summer Activities

• 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

Winter Activities

• Mush dogs along the Iditarod Trail outside of Nome

• Watch fireworks explode over the Chuckchi Sea on New Year’s Eve in Barrow

• See traditional Native Alaska games and competitions practiced in Kotzebue as athletes prepare for the Eskimo Olympics

Polar bears near Barrow, AK
Polar bears near Barrow, AK



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