Skagway Home Hostel

456 3rd Ave, Skagway, Alaska, 99840, United States | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Skagway

Touring the town

A travel blog entry by visionrider

Woke up a few times and by 7am I'd given up. Headed out to walk Broadway (the main historic street). The town is a national park site and rangers are busy as are local artisans with restoring and interpreting the history of the gold rush era.
Had a ho hum breakfast at the Sweet Tooth Cafe. Should not have ordered the short stack, it reminded …

The Last Ferry

A travel blog entry by visionrider

They saved the best to last - the best weather (gasp, no rain) and the most snowy, close mountains on calm seas. The only downside was getting to Skagway at 11pm; but it was still not pitch black, and I remembered the directions (easy, since it's a town of 650 or so) and the photo of the house and yard.
The difficult thing was the obvious - …

Borders and Bordellos

A travel blog entry by anni.porter


... real feel of a frontier town. We checked out a few shops and then found an internet café and loaded up yesterday’s entry.

We then walked back to the ship and up to our cabin. I called Sharon, Rick and Lance and suggested we meet for dinner which they thought a great idea and then rang Sharon and Allan to see if they were up for it too. So we arranged to meet in one of the bars at 6.30pm. I called ...

12 hours in Skagway

A travel blog entry by a1912a


... then left to catch the White Pass & Yukon Rail train up the mountain. Dan had the same plans, but Annette didn't join him. It was a scenic train ride on some harrowing turns up the White Pass, and we saw where many hopeful people of the Klondike Gold Rush had traversed over 100 years ago. Given the rugged terrain and conditions, it's a wonder any of them lived through it. The clouds had lifted a bit, so ...

Skagway Drag

A travel blog entry by paulej4


... has no service here while other carriers serve ...


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