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What clothing to wear in Skagway, Alaska

By | August 29th, 2017|Brown Bear, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

What clothing to wear in Skagway, Alaska In Skagway, the summers are mild. Gloriously, there's scant rain and it is overcast year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 18°F to 61°F and is rarely below -3°F or above 71°F. Layering your clothing is therefore key in all seasons: t-shirt, sweatshirt or fleece, windbreaker and waterproof outer [...]

What’s the weather like in Skagway, Alaska?

By | August 29th, 2017|Brown Bear, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Uncategorized, Yukon Tour|

Weather in Skagway In Skagway, the summers are mild, the winters are long and freezing, and it is overcast year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 18°F to 61°F and is rarely below -3°F or above 71°F. Average temperatures in Skagway The warm season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 18 to September 10, with an average daily high temperature above 54°F. The [...]

Why you’ll love Skagway, Alaska!

By | August 29th, 2017|Brown Bear, Cruise Ships, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

Why you'll love Skagway, Alaska Gloriously, the largest temperate rainforest in the world surrounds southeast Alaska. The glaciers are bigger than any other in the U.S. in a state that boasts the country’s longest coastline. The word “phenomenal” barely does Skagway justice. Introduction A colorful history, scant rain and a lot of cruise ships makes [...]

Tongass National Forest Explained

By | August 29th, 2017|Brown Bear, City and Glacier Tour, Cruise Ships, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

Tongass National Forest Explained Introduction The moment you step off your cruise ship or aircraft in Skagway, you will be immediately treated to stunning views of the Tongass National Forest. Fact. Unsurprising to most, the region is often referred to as the “Inside Passage” or the gateway to Alaska. Undeniably, it’s one of the country’s—even [...]

Photo essay: Carcross in the Yukon, Canada

By | June 8th, 2017|Uncategorized, Yukon Tour|

Photo essay: Carcross in the Yukon, Canada Introduction Here our some of our best images from Carcross, as seen on our Yukon Tour, Canada. Check out our photo essays on Alaska and Yukon, as well as the one on Skagway, too! Welcome to Carcross Once a hunting and fishing camp for Inland Tlingit and Tagish people, [...]

Photo essay: Alaska and the Yukon in Springtime

By | June 8th, 2017|Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

Photo essay: Alaska and the Yukon in Springtime Here our some of the best images from our Yukon Tour, Canada taken in April 2017: Welcome to Alaska! Of the 20 highest peaks in the U.S., 17 are in Alaska. We have around 100,000 glaciers, the country's longest coastline stretching 6,640 miles, and the world's largest temperate rainforest, [...]

Photo essay: Skagway, Alaska

By | June 8th, 2017|Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska|

Photo essay: Skagway, Alaska Here our some of our best images of Skagway, Alaska: Introduction to Skagway Without question, Skagway is unequalled in scenic splendor: we invite your eyes to dance with it. Situated at the head of the Taiya Inlet within a glacial valley, it's a thriving little town steeped in Gold Rush history. Its [...]

Photo and Camera Tips for your Skagway / Yukon Adventure

By | June 8th, 2017|Brown Bear, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

Introduction to Photo and Camera Tips for your Skagway/Yukon adventure Before setting off on your Southeast Alaskan / Yukon trip of a lifetime, you may be in a quandary as to which camera to bring with you. And ask yourself: “Do I really need to spend $5K on something with a 100-400mm lens, tripod and the [...]

Local Savings!

By | February 19th, 2017|Offers|

Book any tour in Skagway and get 5% off       Use promo code Goldrush $115 Whale Watching Tour 15% off      Use promo code Gr8whales Groups of 6 or more get 10% off at checkout     Use promo code Group6Plus     (promo codes do not apply to adventure tours)

Breathtaking Scenery And Wildlife Along The Alaska Highway in Skagway, Alaska

By | December 5th, 2015|Brown Bear, Cruise Ships, Dog Sledding, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

There is so much to see and do along the Alaska Highway near Skagway Alaska. Completed in 1978, the Alaska Highway spur runs 110 miles from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory Canada to Skagway, Alaska. Eye-popping scenery, wildlife, grand lakes and mountain views continue to enthrall guests as they did when poet Robert Service wrote about summer [...]

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