Journals Skagway

Independent Traveler's Guide to Skagway

Created by Colewade on November 4, 2003 Best of IgoUgo

8 Reviews
3 Stories

Once home to over 20,000 gold prospectors and those that catered to them, Skagway is now home of the north wind and 800 hearty souls. Beautifully historic and scenic, Skagway and the Klondike Highway are worthy of a full day on any inside passage itinerary.

SKAGWAY- Home of the North Wind

Created by Linda Kaye on February 9, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

1 Review
5 Stories

Skagway, Alaska sits at the top of the Inside Passage, framed by the deep waters of Taiya Inlet and the rugged coast mountains. It is a marvelous place to walk, browse museums, meet a glacier, drink a Sarsaparilla and pretend you are in the gold rush days of the Klondike.

A Sunny Day in Skagway

Created by Re Carroll on September 20, 2000 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

This town, on the Inside Passage,is surrounded by lots of mountain scenery and traces its history back to the gold rush days.

Alaska in July

Created by itlclewis on September 26, 2010

1 Review

Wildlife riverboat ride in the Eagle Preserve

Skagway or Skaguay?

Created by weeblewobble46 on June 29, 2007

2 Reviews

This town is the official beginning of the trail that took the 49ers to the Yukon Territory.

Hike the Chilkoot Trail

Created by LetsGoThere on March 28, 2005

3 Reviews

The Chilkoot Trail is beatiful, challenging, and rich with history. Hikers who are looking to push themselves, try turning this 5-day hike into a day trip. My sister is a Skagway local, and we did the daytrip version last year; it's way tougher than any marathon I've run.

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Gold Rush Country

Created by agross24 on June 17, 2004

1 Review

It is a cut above modern life as we know it; tranquility and serenity all at once.

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Remember me why I am on this Chilkoot Trail

Created by MartinS on April 19, 2002

1 Review
3 Stories

Ever since I was at Bonanza Creek, Dawson Creek panning for gold myself I wanted to hike the Chilkoot trail and experience what the people had to do to get to Dawson (or at least get a bit of an idea).

Skagway, miner Alaskan town

Created by janson25 on October 15, 2001

1 Review
1 Story

I will present Skagway, a very little touristy town of Alaska. This town is nestled in a valley. It has a lot of history, but when it get cold, not alot to see because the town practically packs up and waits for summer..



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