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Skagway

Skagway, situated in south-east Alaska, is a picturesque town teeming with historic charm and natural wonders. As a gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush of the 1890s, it boasts well-preserved buildings, fascinating history, and exhilarating outdoor activities, making it a sought-after destination for travellers and adventurers alike.

Where is Skagway?

Skagway is located in the southeast region of the US state of Alaska. Geographically, it sits at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage in the Alaskan Panhandle and is about 103 air miles north of Juneau, Alaska's capital, and 110 road miles south of Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon, Canada.

A Rich Gold Rush History

Where Heritage and Culture Converge

Skagway is a time capsule of the Klondike Gold Rush of the 1890s with incredibly preserved buildings and fascinating tales. From hiking breathtaking trails to witnessing awe-inspiring glaciers, Skagway offers a multitude of experiences suitable for every type of visitor. Above all, you'll be greeted with warm hospitality, adding warmth to the crisp Alaskan air. Come and experience the wonders of Skagway, an unforgettable stop along Alaska's Inside Passage.

Where Can I Visit in Skagway?

The Downton Area
Lynn Canal
White Pass and Yukon Railroad

The Downton Area

Downtown Skagway, which runs along Broadway Avenue, offers visitors a journey back to the Klondike Gold Rush with over 20 preserved historical buildings including the Moore House and Jeff Smith’s Parlor. Most notable is the Mascot Saloon, once one of 70 open during Skagway's notorious days as ”the roughest place in the world.” Today, it serves no alcohol but acts as a museum, dedicated to depicting the vices of that era, making it a must-visit for a taste of historical intrigue.

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