This small yet charming city in Alaska’s panhandle is a throwback to the gold rush era. Skagway is a well-preserved part of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Vintage trains run through this cozy Alaska destination, while cruise ships regularly arrive and depart from its Inside Passage-situated port. Skagway activities include day hikes, walking tours, fishing charters, and even dog sledding. Wooden boardwalks, old buildings and a spectacular natural setting all make this town a memorable part of any Alaskan journey. Dining and shopping opportunities also abound here.
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KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK VISITOR CENTER
This center comprises a museum and a historical national park, each honoring the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush.
THE WHITE PASS AND YUKON ROUTE RAILROAD
Connecting Skagway with Whitehorse, this scenic rail route stands alone in that it is a narrow-gauge railroad independent of any other railroad network.
Water falls in the shape of 2 prongs at this truly scenic site.