Nome, is located on the southern Seward Peninsula coast on Norton Sound of the Bering Sea. At Pilgrim Hot Springs, about 60 miles north of Nome, they say most of their guests come from Germany.During the Solstice party this past weekend people from Kansas, Minnesota and Mississippi lined the parade route hands outstretched for the candy being tossed from the floats.
According to the family, there were six operating dredges — which are used to dig up objects from underwater — in Nome in the early 1900s. There was no seventh dredge, but Judy liked the number so the name stuck.
The White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad is one of the biggest attractions in Skagway, baiting you in with the incredible sights and then catching you with the historic moments etched into the mountains.
The Alaska Scenic Byways program was started in 1993 to, "recognize and celebrate some of the most beautiful landscapes in our state," according to the DOT. This means the route, "possesses distinctive cultural, historic, natural or other qualities that are unique among neighboring states. Designation as an All-American Road, the higher designation of the two, indicates that the route has not only regional but national significance and is a destination unto itself" according to DOT.