Skagway


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a town in southeastern Alaska at the northern end of the Inside Passage

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Over the next four years, some 100,000 men passed through Skagway on their way to the gold fields of the Klondike, and many made it their residence.
The breathtaking scenery continues as travelers venture north along the unspoiled coastline with stops at Wrangell, Petersburg, Juneau, Sitka, Haines and Skagway.
The C/TFN is a self-governing First Nation located in the Yukon's Southwest Their territory surrounds a portion of the Klondike highway that runs from Skagway, Alaska to Whitehorse, Yukon, including the Nares River Bridge, which is a vital gateway for Yukon commerce and trade.
Both ships sail seven-day cruises from Seattle to Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Ketchikan and Victoria.
Your 7 night Alaska Cruise itinerary will include the following ports of call: Vancouver, Tracy Arm, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay Scenic Cruising; Ketchikan,Alaska Inside Passage,Vancouver.
While it's not the first thing when you think Alaskan cruise, for my niece, nephew and I, careening through the back hills of Skagway being pulled by 16 Alaskan huskies doing summer training for the Iditarod Great Sled Dog Race was the pinnacle of our seven-night trip.
The new network will span across two time zones and 500 miles in South East Alaska from Annette Island north to Skagway.
On busy ship days, blue air blankets the fjord between Juneau and Skagway, creating what The New York Times calls a "hazy pollution" imposed on an otherwise wild backdrop.
Our next port of call, Skagway, is also a gold rush town, and is the railhead for the century old White Pass and Yukon Railway used by the prospectors to get their booty down to the coast.
But most Klondikers could only afford passage from Seattle to Skagway and Dyea, in southeast Alaska, where they would hike 33 miles to Bennett Lake, and finally, float up the Yukon River to their destination, 550 miles away.
Most visitors peruse this landscape from the deck of a cruise ship, and explore its treasures after streaming onto the wharves at Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and other ports of the Inside Passage.
Her journey to "America's last frontier" began in Vancouver, British Columbia, with the trio boarding a cruise ship that made its way up to Ketchikan, Alaska, and through the islands of the Inside Passage to Skagway.
For us tenderfoots, who had come from the luxurious pampering of Holland America Line's Statendam, docked 30 miles away in Skagway, this was the call of the wild.
Listeners fond of Alaska will enjoy the strongly depicted setting with descriptions of glaciers, whale sightings, and mentions of cruise port favorites such as Skagway and Ketchikan.
Beer enthusiasts will enjoy beer-tasting and educational seminars during the July 26 --August 2, 2003 cruise sailing from Vancouver through the Inside passage to Juneau, Ketchikan, Skagway and Hubbard Glacier returning to Vancouver.