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Skagway /ˈskæɡweɪ/ is a first-class borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. As of the 2010 census, the population was 920. Estimates put the 2015 population at 1,057 people. The population doubles in the summer tourist season in order to deal with more than 900,000 visitors. It was formerly a city (urban Skagway located at 59°27′30″N 135°18′50″W / 59.45833°N 135.31389°W) first incorporated in 1900 that was re-incorporated as a borough on June 25, 2007. The port of Skagway is a popular stop for cruise ships, and the tourist trade is a big part of the business of Skagway. The White Pass and Yukon Route narrow gauge railroad, part of the area's mining past, is now in operation purely for the tourist trade and runs throughout the summer months. Skagway is also part of the setting for Jack London's book The Call of the Wild and for Joe Haldeman's novel Guardian. Skagway is derived from shԍagéi, a Tlingit idiom which figuratively refers to rough seas in the Taiya Inlet, that are caused by strong north winds. (See, “Etymology and the Mythical Stone Woman,” below.)Wikipedia
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Spend time in port in Skagway enjoying a full-day shore excursion into the Yukon, Canada's westernmost territory. Explore som..
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An authentic Alaskan salmon bake is an experience not to be missed while in port in Skagway. During this 1.5-hour shore excur..
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Treat yourself to a small group rafting and scenic driving tour through the famous Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. This is a sce..
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Perfect for a short time in port, this Skagway shore excursion will show you a glimpse of Canada's legendary Yukon. On this h..
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