The scenic town of Skagway was founded during the Klondike Gold Rush in the 1890's. Skagway was the starting point for prospectors going to look for gold in the Yukon. Visitors can go back in time to the days of the Gold Rush as they stroll through downtown Skagway, viewing many restored historical buildings.
Cozy Winter Lodges: Chena Hot Springs Resort, Fairbanks, Alaska -Lonely Planet has named Fairbanks its No. 2 travel destination in the U.S. Lonely Planet also says the big draw in Fairbanks will be the Northern Lights, which should be particularly active this year and a hit with aurora-seeking tourists.