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We are doing the combo bus ride into the Yukon/return via white Pass Rail to Skagway --- its an 8 hour excursion appx. I am wondering if we will be to otired to shop afterwards in Skagway.

We have lots more time for shopping in Ketchikan and Juneau, and i am wondering how the shopping is in Skagway. I would want to do just a bit of shopping (postcards, small items...but not the entire town. Would i be missing something??? Are there Juneau specifi postcards???
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I actually enjoyed the shopping more in Juneau and Kechikan batter, so if you run out of time, don't worry. You do see a lot of the same merchandise in most of the stops.
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Hi garden,
My big shopping advise is get the coupon book in Vancouver there are some really good deals in ther. I do believe Skagway has lower sale tax at 4% then Juneau and Ketichan but alot of the ports have the same thing. The Shirt Company had some great deal. With my coupon book I was able to buy t-shirt baseball hat combo for $4.99.
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Shopping is everywhere and only a few steps from the docks. Hopefully you will spend some time downtown Skagway??
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We are doing the combo bus ride into the Yukon/return via white Pass Rail to Skagway --- its an 8 hour excursion appx. I am wondering if we will be to otired to shop afterwards in Skagway.

We have lots more time for shopping in Ketchikan and Juneau, and i am wondering how the shopping is in Skagway. I would want to do just a bit of shopping (postcards, small items...but not the entire town. Would i be missing something??? Are there Juneau specifi postcards???


I agree with Donna. You'll have plenty of time for shopping in your other ports of call, and Skagway has a lot of unique and very worthwhile attractions that you can't do esewhere (including your excursoin, BTW) related to the town's heritage as the gateway to the Yukon during the Yukon Gold Rush.

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