It should come as no surprise to the visitor that there are a lot of Glaciers in Glacier Bay National Park. Located just below the northeast corner of British Columbia, Glacier Bay is open only from May to September and reasonably remote.
Sitka, on Baranof Island, is an amalgam of Native American, Russian, and modern American heritage, set on an island stage with rugged mountains as backdrop. History buffs will enjoy exploring the Russian Bishop's House, the Finnish Lutheran Cemetery or Sitka National Historic Park, while outdoor enthusiasts can conquer Mt. Edgecumbe, a long spent volcanic peak that punctuates Kruzof Island nearby.
Skagway is the end of the Alaska Marine Highway for ferry passengers up from the south and a destination for tourists down from Whitehorse in the Yukon. Skagway can have as many as 5,000 visitors through a day in summer. Attractions in Skagway include a street car tour of the well-kept downtown and a variety of buildings, parks and museums evocative of gold rush days.
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