Located on the northernmost most point of Alaska’s Inside Passage, Skagway takes its travelers back in time to the state’s gold rush-era with its wooden boardwalks and restored buildings. Visit historic sites, ride in vintage locomotives, or take a charming tour with guides dressed in traditional period costumes. This is a great destination for families and independent travelers alike. Travel by ferry is the most popular way to reach Skagway, a regular destination on any Inside Passage, private cruises of all sizes make port here throughout the summer. The Alaska Marine Ferry System also offers regular trips out of Juneau and Haines.

Getting Here

You can reach Skagway by land, air, and sea! A rare combination for Southeast, Alaska, Skagway is connected to Yukon, Canada by the South Klondike Highway. The highway is open year-round and takes travelers through the heart of Skagway’s stunning White Pass. Alaska Seaplanes and Air Excursions offer direct flights from Juneau to Skagway.

Experience Alaska’s Inside Passage

Skagway offers numerous recreation opportunities with the White Pass and Chilkoot trails nestled behind the town. Also, know for its incredible river guides, Skagway is a great place to get your feet wet on an exciting river trip. The town’s colorful history and abundant outdoor spaces make Skagway a favorite while cruising through Southeast Alaska.