White Pass and Yukon Route Railway – Alaska and Yukon Territory

The White Pass and Yukon Route Railway starts in Skagway, Alaska and travels to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory in Canada. Today the train stops at Carcross YT because the tracks to Whitehorse are inactive. The White Pass and Yukon Route Railway is a narrow gauge (36 inch wide) railway that was built between 1898 and 1900…

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Mendenhall Glacier – Alaska

Mendenhall Glacier is located near Juneau, Alaska. It is a 13 mile ribbon of ice that flows from the Juneau Ice Field which is a 1,500 square-mile frozen plateau. Seeing a glacier is a special experience. While glaciers are not really rare, they are only found in a relatively few locations around the world so…

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Alaska’s Inside Passage

The Northwest Passage officially starts in Pugent Sound in Washington State and extends north through British Columbia and then into the Alaska panhandle. The Alaskan portion of the passageway can be separated into three regions: The Southern Region The Southern Region starts in the port of Ketchikan and is the best known town in the…

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