Klondike Gold Rush NHP

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park—Skagway, Alaska
Location: south over White Pass from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
Length of visit: 2 hours
Major draws: Historic buildings, homestead, cemeteries, film
Strenuosity: 1 out of 10
Cost/Fees: Free
Additional considerations: Sites can be inundated with cruise ship passengers
Description: Start at the visitor center with the 25-minute introductory film then wander the boardwalks up Broadway to see historic false-front buildings that never burned since the 1897 gold rush. Outside of downtown there are cemeteries and the start of the famous Chilkoot Trail in Dyea.