Nome, Alaska

Nome is a city located on the southern Seward Peninsula coast on Norton Sound of the Bering Sea. It is in the Nome Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. The city is the commercial hub of northwestern Alaska, as well as the site for the finish of the 1049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage each March.

Nome offers colourful restaurants and shops which line Front Street, opportunities for shopping for native arts and crafts, historical walking tours and a variety of outdoor activities.

Things to See & Do

* Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum
* Gold panning
* Shopping for native arts & crafts
* Northern lights
* Historical walking tour of Nome

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - US Dollar (USD)
Language - English
Land Area – 32.5 sq km’s
Population – 4,000 approx
Electricity – 110 vlt 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus nine hours
International Country Telephone Code – +1

Port Location – The port of Nome is located on the southern side of the Seward Peninsula in Norton Sound.

Transport Links – The Nome Airport services Nome. There are small roads to communities up to 87 miles from Nome. There is no road connection to the major cities of Alaska.

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Cruises from Nome, Alaska

Cruise Date Duration
Silver Explorer, Voyage 7916 ex Nome to Tromso 10/08/19 25 nts
Orion, Russia's Far East & Wrangel Island ex Nome Return 11/08/19 12 nts
Orion, Russia's Far East & Wrangel Island ex Nome Return 23/08/19 12 nts
Bremen, Northeast Passage ex Nome to Bergen 27/08/19 29 nts
Orion, Bering Sea Wilderness ex Nome to Anchorage 04/09/19 12 nts
L'Austral, In the Wake of Pioneers ex Nome to Vancouver 15/09/19 14 nts
Le Boreal, Arctic Alaska ex Nome to Seward 18/09/19 14 nts
Silver Explorer, ex Nome Return 10/08/20 12 nts
Bremen, Northwest Passage ex Nome to Kangerlussuaq 20/08/20 25 nts
Silver Explorer, ex Nome to Tromso 22/08/20 25 nts
Cloud, ex Nome to Seward 14/09/20 12 nts
L'Austral, Alaska & Its Fur Traders ex Nome to Vancouver 19/09/20 14 nts
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