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There's No Place Like Nome
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There's No Place Like Nome
A rich tapestry of history paired with bucolic scenery and outdoor activities give travelers plenty to explore.
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Nome, Alaska

Situated along the coast of the Bering Sea, Nome is an incredible destination to visit on a cruise vacation. The best way to describe this Alaskan port city is that it’s far away enough to be remote, but close enough to continue enjoying modern amenities. Culture seekers can delve deeper into Native American culture, while history buffs will appreciate discovering the city’s interesting past. Plus, adrenaline junkies will find many exciting activities to try out (such as biking, mountain climbing, kayaking, and even paragliding in the summer). All while you are surrounded by beautiful glacial fjords, lakes, forests, and more. With so many incredible opportunities to check out, if you take a cruise that starts in Nome, you may want to consider spending an extra day or so in Nome so you can experience it all.

A great time to visit Nome depends on your travel desires. Summer and spring are ideal for hiking, fishing, and gold-panning excursions. Winter is best for activities such as dog-sledding or viewing the northern lights, though you will find the days are shorter.

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Destinations for Cruises from Nome, Alaska

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Nome, Alaska. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Nome, Alaska

The following cruise lines feature cruises leaving from Nome, Alaska. Select a cruise line to view upcoming cruises that they're offering from Nome, Alaska:

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Specialty Cruise Lines

These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.

On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.

Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).

Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.

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Luxury Cruise Lines

When the finest cruise vacation is your top priority, this is the place to start.

On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.

All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.

Lindblad Expeditions
  • Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 16 (28 - 148 Guests)
  • All-Inclusive
  • National Geographic Partnership
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  • Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 12 (67 - 264 Guests)
  • Luxurious Private Yachts!
  • Sails to Exotic Destinations!
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SeaDream Yacht Club
  • Luxury Cruise Line
  • Ships: 2 (112 Guests)
  • World-Class Yachts
  • Feature-Filled Staterooms
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Silversea Cruises
  • Luxury / Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 13 (100 - 728 Guests)
  • All-Inclusive
  • All-Suite Accommodations
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Silversea Expeditions
  • All-Inclusive
  • All-Suite Accommodations
  • Personalized Butler Service
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Things to do near Nome, Alaska

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Nome, along with a brief description:

♦ Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum

If you’re looking for the best way to take in a little bit of local history and culture, then look no further than the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum. The most interesting aspect of this museum is its permanent gallery on cultures and communities across the Bering Strait. You will be able to check out a large collection of interviews, stories, and photographs that bring local history and culture to life. Some of the topics revolve around environmental issues, mining, transportation, the landscape, and more. Many of the exhibits are hands-on and interactive, providing you with a unique immersive experience!

♦ Old St. Joe’s Hall

Another interesting historical site worth checking out in Nome is Old St. Joe’s Hall. This Gothic-style church is one of the only gold rush-era buildings that survived destruction and is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Having originally served as church, it was then converted into a warehouse after the gold rush era before being saved by residents of Nome, who recognized the building’s historical significance. Today, St. Joe’s serves as an event hall and is filled with historic photographs that document its past. Many visit to admire the building’s striking Gothic architecture. If you want to see the interior, you will need to plan a visit during an event, as the church does not have regular operating hours.

♦ Anvil Rock

Nome is a fabulous place to spend some time outdoors. The city’s breathtaking landscape and native wildlife await! There are some amazing hiking trails in Nome, including Anvil Rock. Named for a piece of bedrock shaped like an anvil, this rock formation served as a landmark for miners. Today, a hike to Anvil Rock will reward you with breathtaking views of Nome, the Kigluaik Mountains, and the Bering Sea. Along the way, you have a great chance of seeing wildlife, such as oxen, reindeer, foxes, and native birds. As a bonus for history buffs, there are also some remains from a Cold War communications site nearby. The hike takes about an hour, which leaves you with plenty of time to take in the scenic views, breathe in the fresh Alaskan air, and explore the city even more!

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