Things To Do
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park commemorates the struggles and accomplishments of all who participated in the Klondike Gold Rush in 1898. Whether you are a history lover or want to see more of Alaska's outstanding scenery, here are some ideas to consider for your time in Skagway:
If you have half a day, begin your tour at the National Park Visitor Center in the restored 1898 rail depot at 2nd and Broadway.
With multiple days in Skagway, your options increase.
Note: Passports are required when you travel through the United States border station located 5 miles from Skagway on the South Klondike Highway
Did You Know?
The Pioneer Jewelry Store opened in August of 1897 in a tent and can today be seen as Kirmse's Jewelry & Curio store. Kirmse's watchface painted on the east mountain face is a surviving gold-rush era advertisement for this store and bridges Skagway's history from gold rush to major cruise port. More...