This “Gateway to the Klondike” watched as fortune-seekers headed to Chilkoot and White Pass Trails during Alaska’s Gold Rush. Today, feel like a prospector in Skagway, as you walk along its rustic boardwalks and frontier-style storefronts. This cozy town offers a pleasant respite from the hustle and bustle of most cities. With classic cars and one of the oldest narrow-gauge railroads in the world, the city retains the flavor of days gone by and remains an important link to Alaska’s history. A stroll down Broadway is a must. Highlights include Arctic Brotherhood Hall. Other buildings like the Trail of ’98 Museum, Corrington’s Museum of Alaskan History and the Alaskan Wildlife Adventure and Museum present different facets of prospecting times. Before hitting famous Chilkoot Trail, there are other well-marked trails to try. Hiking to Lower Dewey Lake is an easy, 20-minutes, and there are more adventurous trails to remote Sturgill’s Landing, Upper Dewey Lake and Devil’s Punchbowl. The White Pass Scenic Railway and Eagle Preserve Wildlife Quest provide additional options.
Group Vacations in Skagway
Alaska & Yukon - On the Road with Colleen Alsberg
Join Colleen on her 34th journey to the wilds of the north as she explores her beloved Alaska and the mighty Yukon Territory! Start with fresh air, endless beautiful scenery and the thrill of seeing wildlife in Alaska. Then off to the Yukon. Dawson City is especially her kind of town, with its dirt streets, clapboard sidewalks, crooked buildings, colorful characters and rowdy can-can shows...
Alaska & Yukon - Gold Rush Country
In the words of famous poet Robert Service `The summer, no sweeter was ever` and we`re sure he was speaking of the Great Land in July! A true Alaska & Yukon traveler, you`ll follow in his footsteps and maybe find a poem inside yourself.Your tour includes a 7-night land tour and a relaxing 4-night cruise onboard Holland America`s ship Koningsdam. Explore deep into D...
Alaska & Yukon - Midnight Sun Explorer
Celebrated in song, poem and tall tale, the "Midnight Sun" of Alaska must be experienced for oneself! As the sun sets a golden glow across the land, you`ll journey to those places that made Alaska famous! Learn the history of the gold boom town of Kantishna as you explore Denali National Park. Take a historic riverboat cruise in the Golden Heart City of Fairbanks and venture to where the g...
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