Skagway is a small town located in the panhandle of Alaska, in the United States. It is situated at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage, a popular marine route for cruise ships and other vessels. The town has a population of around 1,000 people and is known for its historical significance as a gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890s. During the gold rush, thousands of prospectors used Skagway as a starting point for their journey to the gold fields of the Yukon.
The town is now a popular tourist destination, it has a well-preserved downtown that has many historical buildings, including the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad depot and the Red Onion Saloon, which has been converted into a museum. The town also offers various outdoor activities such as hiking on the nearby Chilkoot Trail and White Pass Trail, which were used by the gold rushers.