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Cool outdoor activities near Juneau

Came across this great article that outlines many of the great options for things to do in the outdoors near Juneau. Just a short ferry ride from Skagway, Juneau is the beautiful capital city of Alaska. The article focuses on paid activities, like guided hikes, sea kayaking […]

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Have you driven the Golden Circle?

The Golden Circle includes the Road to Emerald Lake from Skagway through Carcross to Emerald Lake. Instead of turning back for Skagway after seeing Emerald Lake, you keep driving to Whitehorse, Yukon. From this small frontier city, you turn westwards toward Alaska, and then then south back […]

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Fascinating White Pass Railway history

Fascinating White Pass Railway history

The White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad was built in just 26 months, with the English financing of the Close Brothers, the Canadian contracting of Michael Heney, and the determination of tens of thousands of mostly American workers. Construction was considered impossible at the time, and this […]

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