Tours and Activities
Days of 98 Show with
Eagle's Hall, Broadway and 6th Avenue. See the story of Skagway and Alaska's
notorious con-man Soapy Smith come alive with can-can dancers, Diamond Lil
Davenport, and rag time music! 10:30am, 2:00pm, and 8:00pm. Plus Vagabond of
Verse: life and times of Robert Service poetry. 10:00am, 1:30pm, and 7:30pm.
Call for information, 907-983-2545. Skagway's downtown entertainment center. Pan
for gold all day.
Arctic Brotherhood Hall
Just up the street from the National Park Service Visitors Center you'll find
historic Arctic Brotherhood Hall, adorned with 20,000 pieces of driftwood. This
architectural wonder is one of Alaska's most photographed buildings.
Trail of 98 Museum
The Trail of 98 Museum features exhibits detailing the rich history of Skagway's
Gold Rush era. Fortunes were won and lives lost among the rough and ready men
who gambled everything on the frontier. The historic museum is located in Arctic
Pick up brochures for a self-guided walking tour of Skagway at the Information
Center on 5th between Broadway and State. The tour leads you through the town's
residential, industrial, and outlying areas, highlighting Victorian homes,
Skagway's famous gardens, and the railroad yards. You can see where Frank Reid
and con man Soapy Smith are both laid to rest at the Gold Rush Cemetery.
National Park Service
A good first stop in Skagway is the National Park Service Visitors Center in the
historic district. Look for fascinating exhibits, a film about the Gold Rush,
and slide shows. Guided walking tours can fill your trip with rich details about
life in boomtown Alaska. From the cruise ship docks, catch a ride into town from
one of the local transportation companies.
White Pass & Yukon
There's no railroad quite like it! Imagine the superhuman effort required to
carve a roadbed along sheer rock cliffs, erect sky-high wooden trestles, and
hammer tunnels through solid granite. Take a 3 hour, 40-mile round trip
excursion through Gold Rush history that you'll never forget. The train backs
down to the cruise ship dock. Book your tickets on board ship for guaranteed
seats. PO Box 435, Skagway, AK 99840
There's a little bit of everything in Skagway, and it's all conveniently
located within a seven-block radius: fine clothing, Victorian treasures,
Russian gifts, gold nuggets, and some great bargains on curios and
souvenirs. The extraordinary jewelry selection features gold nuggets
incorporated into beautiful settings by goldsmiths on-site. The
turn-of-the-century ambiance makes shopping an experience straight out of
Richter's Jewelry &
Located at 2nd and Broadway, we offer a wide variety of fine Alaskan gifts.
Choose from our large selection of Alaskan apparel as well as C. Alan
Johnson collectibles, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, specialty food products,
and souvenirs. You're sure to find the best selection of quality gifts and
the best values in Southeast Alaska!. Don't miss our In Store Specials for
additional savings! 216 Broadway, 907-983-2424.
Skagway's premier jewelry store is your pathway to a wealth of riches. Buy
with confidence from the Tanzanite experts. Select from the most exciting
collection of Tanzanite, gold nugget jewelry and more. Exquisite rubies,
emeralds, sapphires. Gold. Diamonds. Plus, the advantages of duty free and
direct manufacturer pricing and the ultimate assurance of Goodmarkís
legendary quality and service. 211 Broadway, Skagway, AK 99840,
907-983-3730, 907-983-3731 fax.
Kennedy Dry Goods
Said to be one of the finest stores in Alaska. Come experience Alaska
through its arts and crafts. See clothing with our own design, authentic
handcrafted items by Alaskan artists, indigenous art, gallery sculpture,
fine jewelry, office gifts, children's items, and home accessories.
Worldwide shipping, catalog, personal shopper, and corporate gifts.
Family-owned and -operated. Call us toll free! 350 Broadway, 907-983-3034 or
888-752-4929 toll free, 907-983-3035 fax,
Experience the remarkable Skagway Mercantile & Cafe offering Provisions for
Alaska Adventurers. Across the street from the White Pass Railroad Depot.
Discover Skagway's most distinctive and unique collection of Alaska Made
crafts, jewelry, and dry goods, including designs by local artists. Enjoy
sumptuous sandwiches, lush salads, homemade soups, bakery, and Starbucks
coffee in our Cafe. Major credit cards welcome. 270 Second Avenue, PO Box
400, Skagway, Alaska 99840, 907-983-2908.
Gallery and Fabric Store
Needle worker's Alaskan Paradise. The largest selection of Alaskan Cross
Stitch and Needlepoint Designs in charts and kits. Quilters will find a
variety of Alaskan Motif Fabrics, quilt patterns by Alaskan Designers,
books, and needlework supplies. We also carry unique "Made in Alaska" gifts,
jewelry, beads, and Rug Hooking Designs. Come shop and enjoy! Down on 3rd
and Broadway, 907-983-3349.
Taiya River Jewelry
Since 1976 visitors have purchased jewelry with confidence from resident
Alaskan, owner/goldsmith Casey McBride. Our showcases reveal unique Alaska
made jewelry, natural gold nuggets, "Alaskana" charms, and the Strellman
jewelry collection featuring dramatic designs, distinctive cuts, and
alluring colors. Casey will create personal custom designs and also attaches
charms or sizes rings from our store at no cost. Buy Alaskan. Two locations,
252 Broadway, and 5th & Broadway in Corrington's, 907-983-2637 or
Located at 5th and Broadway, the Corrington Museum of Alaskan History is a
major must see when visiting Skagway. The Museum is free and open to the
public from 9:00am to 6:00pm daily. Be sure to rub the Ton of Jade boulder
in the entrance for good luck. Largest selection of Eskimo soapstone
carvings in Southeast Alaska. 5th and Broadway, 907-983-2580.
Golden North Hotel
At 3rd and Broadway itís the oldest hotel in Alaska, newly enhanced by
creative exterior and interior renovation. New in 1997, the re-birth of the
Skagway Brewing Co. (est. 1897). Hotel's first level features Skagway's only
Microbrewery with a long bar and restaurant. The Lobby Gift Shop offers fine
cigars and headquarters the Skagway Tour Co. Easy to find! Just follow the
crowds! 3rd and Broadway, 907-983-2451.
Moose on the Loose
Superior embroidered and printed apparel featuring Hanes, Jerzees, and other
premium name brands. Examples: Jerzees heavyweight 100% cotton tee shirts
with sharp embroidery designs $7.95, sweatshirts $14.95. Hanes Beefy Tee's
with marvelous printed designs $6.95. We design an extensive line of Alaskan
apparel that will excite your sensibilities and save you money. Three
locations: Juneau, Ketchikan, Skagway. Have fun. Get Moosified.
Hunter Art Studio
Visit Robert Hunter's working art studio and see Southeast Alaska through
the eyes of a well-known contemporary artist. Fine art collectors can select
from Hunter's original watercolors and drawings that record historic
buildings and reflect the natural beauty of Alaska. Take home a quality
memento of your trip with a signed, matted reproduction ready to frame that
begins at just $19.95. Broadway between 7th and 8th, 907-983-2290.
Dirce Ann's Fabric
A quilter's paradise specializing in Alaskan Wildlife Prints and Northern
Quilt Patterns. Locally owned and operated, year round supplier of fabrics,
yarns, cross stitch kits, rubber stamps, crochet cotton, and needlework
supplies. Also featured are local handmade lap quilts, quillows, and other
gift items. Located across from the Library. 412 Eighth Avenue,
907-983-2376, 907-983-3114 fax.
Experience the charm of the Gold Rush in Little Switzerland's newest
boutique, in the former location of Kirmse's, the oldest jewelry store in
Alaska. Enjoy Skagway's best selection of timepieces, jewelry, Gold, and
giftware items displayed in the original turn of the century setting and all
at unbeatable savings, the same prices as their duty free stores in the
Caribbean! Fifth and Broadway.
Take the alley across from the AB Hall for an experience you wonít find
duplicated. Miss Kitty's caters to those who want something different with
period reproductions and unique gifts. Look for the locally designed
Klondike Gold Rush Blanket featuring authentic 1898 photographs. It's just
the right size for a nap! One French Alley, 907-983-2514,
For over 30 years we have dazzled shoppers with duty-free pricing on fine
jewelry and world-renowned timepieces in over 30 Caribbean locations. Come
visit us in Skagway and see our extensive selection of precious gemstones,
designer gold, and fine watches. We offer significant savings, full
guarantees, certified appraisals, and free insurance. U.S. Residents, get
instant credit and 10% off your first jewelry purchase with the exclusive
DutyFree.com Gold Advantage Card. Broadway between 2nd and 3rd, 907-983-3695
or 1-800-6-NO DUTY.
Skaguay News Depot
Jack London, Robert Service, and John Muir all dwell in this historic
bookstore, along with a few grizzly bears and humpback whales! Here you'll
find Skagway's largest selection of nature books, a wonderful children's
section, and histories of the Klondike Gold Rush, Alaska's railroads, and
WWII. Best-selling paperbacks, magazines, and today's newspapers are
available too! Open year-round. PO Box 1898, Skagway, AK 99840-0498,
Most often heard lament in Skagway, "If only I had known this Outlet Store
was here..." Visitors to Skagway soon learn why the crowds are headed to
Broadway at 7th Street, and the streets are filled with smiling shoppers
carrying white bags with the huge black letters SOS. Remember, it's not
smart to overpay. Open 8:30am to 9:00pm daily. Broadway and 7th,
At 1st and Broadway you will discover Skagway's first and most rewarding
shopping experience. ThoUSAnds of shirts with the Freshest designs
available, a monster selection of great curios and a super kid's section
all at everyday Low Prices! Check our money saving coupons included within
this book for great gift values. 131 Broadway, toll free 800-707-5215,
Teas & Mysteries
Treat yourself or a friend to an engaging mystery and tin of fine tea. We
carry a wide selection of packaged specialty teas and accessories. Choose
from Alaskan and international gourmet delicacies, and unique gift items.
Embark on a classic train mystery or match wits with a four-legged
detective. Gift baskets and shipping available. 3rd Avenue, Skagway.