Skagway is a cozy little port town tucked into a valley at the northernmost tip of the Alaskan Panhandle. The wooden boardwalks and quaint buildings that line its streets transport you back in time. With three museums and plenty of recreational options, there is never a dull moment in Skagway. This popular stop on cruise routes has been featured in plenty of movies and television series. With some of its downtown area considered part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, you don’t have to travel far for your fix of history. Fishing, hiking, and boating are perfect for outdoor fun in summer while skiing, snowmobiling, and ice skating keep you busy in the winter months. You could also ride a vintage locomotive along the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway for breathtaking views of the landscape, or Skagway serves as the base for adventure expeditions along Chilkoot and White Pass trails.
Culture & Entertainment
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Recommended Alaska Tours
Places: Anchorage (1 day) → Knik River (1) → Talkeetna (2) → Denali National Park (2) → Fairbanks (2)
Tour Highlights: Nature & Outdoor Excursions, Museums & Alaska Native Heritage Center, Whale Watching, Dog Sledding, Alpine...
Westmark Inn Skagway is located adjacent to the town’s historic district, just steps away from the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Visitor Center. With its Victorian decor, rustic charm and colorful exterior mural, this unique inn captures the town’s essence and its Gold Rush era character.