- TripBuzz found 4 things to do with kids in or near Carcross, Yukon.
- From Caribou Crossing to Carcross Railway Station, the Carcross area offers 7 different types of family activities, including: Natural History Museums, Historic Sites, Scenic Railroads and Visitor Centers.
- Carcross was originally named Caribou Crossing until it was shortened. It remains a small rural community which is home to the Carcross/Tagish Fish Nation along Nares Lake and Bennett Lake. The closeness of the two lakes and the undeveloped natural areas mean that the village is mostly used as a base for hunting and fishing excursions.
The Carcross Railway Station features a gift shop that sells maple walnut ice cream. Guests can get their photograph taken at the booth adjacent to the station, which was previously connected to the White Pass and Yukon train lines.
The Carcross Visitor Information Center offers guests information regarding the local area. The location, operated by the Department of Culture and Tourism, also offers parking areas for both standard cars and RVs.
The Historic Post Office at Carcross, originally constructed in 1905, offers a location where guests can have their Yukon Passport stamped. Free copies of the local newspaper are also available at this site.
Skagway Van Tours Private Tours is a private van tour company that can accommodate up to 14 passengers per trip. The company offers a tour of the Yukon Valley that include views of Tutshi Lake and Tagish Lake.
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2 Mile Klondike Hwy, Skagway, AK 99840 MoreLess Info
On an Alaska Sled Dogs & Musher's Camp adventure, participants can enjoy a historic tour of downtown Skagway before traveling to Dyea where they are met by a unimog and taken up the side of a mountain. Once on location, people can take rides on a custom-designed wheeled summertime sled.