Things to do in Nome Alaska Nome has a fascinating gold history, however I wasn’t there to pan for gold, I was there to be nowhere.  With only 3 roads that connect you to nothing, Nome is a unique place to visit in remote Alaska.

Things to do in Nome Alaska Nome has a fascinating gold history, however I wasn’t there to pan for gold, I was there to be nowhere. With only 3 roads that connect you to nothing, Nome is a unique place to visit in remote Alaska.

Sled dog Balto and musher Gunnar Kaasen achieved international fame for completing the last stretch of the serum run to Nome, Alaska, in 1925.

Sled dog Balto and musher Gunnar Kaasen achieved international fame for completing the last stretch of the serum run to Nome, Alaska, in 1925.

Balto Statue in Central Park--Back in 1925 Nome, Alaska was stricken with a horrific diphtheria outbreak. Not enough antitoxin was available to treat all the sick until teams of mushers and sled dogs battled a blinding blizzard and traveled 674 miles to deliver the medicine.

Balto Statue in Central Park--Back in 1925 Nome, Alaska was stricken with a horrific diphtheria outbreak. Not enough antitoxin was available to treat all the sick until teams of mushers and sled dogs battled a blinding blizzard and traveled 674 miles to deliver the medicine.

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