I've been to Alaska twice and it's beautiful, the inside passage is unbelievable . In Skagway I took the local bus for $2 to the waterfalls and the gold rush cemetery (next to each other). The bus driver dropped us off about a half a mile from the waterfall and we walked the rest of the way. He asked us to use a phone which was located on a street pole to call when we were ready to be picked up. The Tram is a great idea for an exertion as well, a bit of money, however you see quite a bit.