Sgt. Preston's Lodge

370 6th Avenue, Skagway, Alaska, 99840, United States | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Skagway

Mt. McKinley and Mammoth, Oh, My!

A travel blog entry by pattikak on Jul 22, 2014

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... of the gift shops. And what we saw in a couple of shops really surprised me. Very popular here is Mammoth ivory jewelry. Apparently these extinct creatures' ivory tusks are found all over Alaska. With no restrictions, the ivory tusks are dug up and jewelry is made from them. I thought they belonged in a museum, but we were told that because they are so abundant, there are no regulations. As you can imagine, the ivory is beautiful and VERY expensive. While sitting on the ...

Toward the Totems

A travel blog entry by jdswed on Jul 20, 2014

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... that the reservations we thought we’d secured several days prior weren’t on record with the B&B hosts… after a quick, minor scramble, we found lodging elsewhere at the Golden Bear Lodge. Next door, what had been a Mexican restaurant a mere 2 weeks ago when the boys and I rode through this town, has been converted to a basic, American-style café - we learn that a few days prior, one of the partners in the Mexican restaurant snuck in during ...

Going to the northernmost location of our lives!

A travel blog entry by jose.dawn on Jul 01, 2014

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Skagway, a charming town with boardwalks for sidewalks, was once a booming town of 20,000 when the Klondike gold strike hit the area. Once again, there were no traffic lights, just 4-way stops where people were very patient and courteous. We previewed the town before boarding the train to see the White Pass and Yukon Route. This was a breathtaking route through gorges, tunnels, trestles, and ...

Skagway

A travel blog entry by gregd999 on Jun 19, 2014

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... soak up the sun and admire the view for a while.

Thought we'd better make the most of the our good weather, so we headed off the ship again mid afternoon and walked the other way around the shore to Yakutania Point and Smuggler's Cove, both of which were gorgeous in the sunshine.

Tonight's entertainment in the showroom was a comedy-magic routine by Jeff and his Magic Dog, followed by another lovely dinner in the dining ...

Cruise - Day 4 - Skagway

A travel blog entry by pclevel on May 26, 2014

... the footage onto the computer at home I'll see if I can find it. After the train ride, we wandered the streets of Skagway stopping at the Red Onion Saloon for lunch. A nice old fashioned place with the girls dressed as "ladies", complete with corsets and all. Back to the ship for a relatively quiet day and ...

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