The Oldest Restaurant In Alaska Has A Truly Incredible History

It is incredibly rare to find an establishment that has been around for over a century that is still operating today from the original building. Located in the small, compact city of Skagway in Southeast Alaska, The Historic Skagway Inn has been around since 1897. Over the years it has transformed with the different eras yet it has always maintained its ability to offer warm, top-notch hospitality both at the B&B and in the restaurant, to visitors from all around the world. This fascinating place is located downtown in the Klondike Gold Rush National Park Historic District. Read on to learn about what makes this spot such a special part of Alaska’s history.

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