Skagway, Alaska Overview

The picturesque town of Skagway is famous for it's hospitality, sightseeing and recreational opportunities. Visitors can enjoy scenic views of Laughton glacier and Parsons Peak, or take an evening walk across the swinging foot bridge to Yakatania point, where bald eagles and harbor seals fish for supper. No matter what you decide to do, you will be amazed with the sights and activities in and around Skagway.

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Helicopter Dog Sledding Adventure

Skagway, Alaska Dog Sledding & Helicopter TourEnjoy an authentic Alaskan dog-sledding excursion in S...

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Yukon Klondike Adventure by Bus

Yukon Klondike Adventure by BusThis Yukon adventure is guaranteed to leave you begging for more! Ska...

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Yukon Experience: Lake Bennett Hike – Large Group

Leave town behind as we hike the beach of Lake Bennett and along the sandy trails that parallel the...

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Yukon Experience Base Tour

Experience the best of Southeast Alaska and the Yukon on this fantastic private tour. We will drive...

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by staceyface1

Skagway was my favorite port on this itinerary. We rented Jeeps at the popcorn place and drove up into Yukon and Carcross. Just gorgeous, even in the pouring rain! Stopped at the Red Onion Saloon on our way back to the ship. Really great day! Can’t wait to go back someday!


by barkekk

White Pass Railway is a must!!! Incredible views. We rode the train up just over the Canadian border and our shuttle driver picked us up there and drove us back down. They stop and let you take pics on the way down. This is a good one all ages would enjoy.


by eggguy254

Besides Victoria, this was my favorite stop. I understand that the train can be cool but I think we got a much better value by renting a jeep from DIY rentals and driving into the Yukon. We had the whole day, could stop whenever we wanted, could go farther and it was less than half of what the train would have cost us. Saw a couple of black bears at Emerald Lake and crossed paths with a momma and baby moose. Skagway has a beautiful waterfront area and the locals were very friendly.

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