Nome, Alaska

Nome, Alaska
Location: Nome, Alaska
Length of visit: half day to multiple days
Major draws: Bering Sea, muskoxen, gold!
Strenuosity: 1 out of 10
Cost/Fees: Free
Additional considerations: Only accessible by air or water
Description: The Seward Peninsula sticks out into the Bering Sea only 55 miles from Russia. The NPS manages a wild portion as the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve with its headquarters in Nome. We happened to be there during the Berry Festival when one of only 4 summer cruise ships was visiting.