Originally Posted by AdventurousCanuck
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.
We didin't do quite that route but we did find a local tour company that gave us an 1/2 day tour clear into the Yukon with several stops. Of course this was many years ago but I am sure there are several such companies around. It was $30 per person compared to $90 for the ever popular Train excursion and we are sure ours was more enjoyable. Of course that is just our feeling. Skagway was our favorite port.
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