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.
Alaska's capital city, Juneau, is one of the few major destinations in America with drive-up glaciers. Locals get their cars stuck four wheeling on the beach—in snow, not sand. Juneau's ferries stay busy shuttling back and forth to the mainland, cruising the marine highway for want of a paved road connecting the city to the state.
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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