An Arctic Miracle on Hold Seth Kantner and I sat, leaning into our binoculars. The sandy knoll commanded a huge sweep of autumn-bright country—rolling tundra banded with willow…
A well-intentioned and affable guide seems to be OK with winging a trip to Alaska’s north slope for polar bear viewing. Things go wrong.
Sledge Island, a rocky outcrop in the Bering Strait 24 miles from Nome, is host to artifacts, wildlife, and survival stories.
Two longtime Alaskans share stories, advice, and a sense of wonder gained from years of travel on the Dalton Highway.
Serpentine Hot Springs are about 100 miles from Nome, Alaska, in the remote Bering Land Bridge National Preserve.
The Nome National Forest features old Christmas trees and wooden cutouts, including a mermaid, all on the sea ice off the town’s coast.
Volcanic eruptions on the Seward Peninsula formed maars that are far larger than similar volcanic features anywhere else on Earth.
History, art, fishing, birding, hiking, Alaska Native culture, or just walking a quiet Bering Sea beach. There’s lots of opportunity for adventure in Nome.
The Junjik River runs south under Burnt Hill, bright with fall colors. Photo by Keely O’Connell We woke in the tent, dazzled by the morning sunlight fracturing in…