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Dyea and the Klondike Gold Rush (The quick version)!

By | August 31st, 2018|Cruise Ships, Puppies, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

A quick history lesson. When you set foot in Skagway, you are stepping into a part of history. An estimated 100,000 gold seekers set foot in this area back in the late 19th century. From 1896-1899 a stampede of prospectors decided to take the very risky career path of finding gold in Alaska. What they [...]

The Key to Having A Good Time In Skagway Is…

By | May 24th, 2018|Cruise Ships, Sightseeing, Skagway Alaska, Yukon Tour|

The Key to Having A Good Time In Skagway Is… To Get Off The Ship. When I say, “Skagway is only a few blocks by a few blocks,” I am not joking. If you think that a city of 15,000+ people is small, then you will be in for a shock when you arrive on the [...]

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 [...]