Travel Blogs from Ketchikan, United States

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First Nation History & Ketchican, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

First Nation History & Ketchican

A travel blog entry by shaeh

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Swimming in the ice water....., Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Swimming in the ice water.....

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... Lots of jellyfish, all sort of star-fish and schools of small salmon and other fishies. Back in town we roamed the small town of Ketchikan and had a small lunch at the Fish Shop. We shared a 4 way preparation of Salmon and some fish cakes, very tasty. On ...

Alaskan Sojourn - The Inside Passage, Seattle, Ketchikan, Sitka, Juneau, Skagway, Whitehorse, United States travel blog

Alaskan Sojourn - The Inside Passage

A travel blog entry by hweeyen

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There is something romantic about going to Alaska, and it has nothing to do with a cruise (which I did not take anyway). Be it gold and riches in the past, or the grandeur and power of nature and wildlife today, the lure of the Final Frontier remains ...

Sailing inside straight to Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Sailing inside straight to Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by murphy1171

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Day 17 Sailing into Ketchikan               Please click Titles under photo's to read story Please click Titles under video's to start, Then click start arrow bottom left of video ...

K E T C H I K A N -  ALASKA, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

K E T C H I K A N - ALASKA

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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Ketchekan - Kayaking Fun, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Ketchekan - Kayaking Fun

A travel blog entry by neil.gent

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After coming onto shore i headed for the meeting point, again the excursion ticket was exchanged for a bus ride, on getting on the bus there were quite a few people so i expected it to be a big excursion. It was a short journey to the site where we were ...

Our Last Alaska stop, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Our Last Alaska stop

A travel blog entry by peeteeandjoe

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... note she was good, but this was her first day doing the tour and it showed.  But she was nice and it wasn't a problem. Ketchikan is mostly famous for being a fishing village and for its Totems.  It is the Salmon capital of the world, so finding ...

Day 2 at sea, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Day 2 at sea

A travel blog entry by turnerwode

... at our leisure as we had no where to be or go, no time to be anywhere, the floating hotel was on it's way to Ketchikan. We sat back and watched the world go by, read our books (I finished Russell Brands autobiography… very interesting read, he was ...

It's the fish that John West reject, blah, blah..., Ketchikan, United States travel blog

It's the fish that John West reject, blah, blah...

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 4 Tuesday 21/09 Ketchikan Woke very early and opened curtains to sea street lights and a HAL ship. Too dark to see where we are.  Dozed off and next thing there are people outside our window on the dock! Head up for some brekkie and it's a bit ...

Day 17 Cruise - Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Day 17 Cruise - Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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... we found Creek Street.   Creek Street is a wooden boardwalk named one of the country’s top ten by the United States and houses beautiful traditional art and curios. Reminded us of Morpeth or Montville. Creek street has an interesting history ...

Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by christine.stone

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... ship log 4.00am Transiting Sumner Strait 5.00am Transiting Snow Passage 8.15am Passing Guard Island 10.00am Safely docked in Ketchikan 12.00nn Overcast, showers, gentle breeze; 14 degrees C 6.10pm Commenced voyage to Vancouver 7.00pm Dropped off ...

Ketchikan And Day Two Of The Ferry, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Ketchikan And Day Two Of The Ferry

A travel blog entry by karenandbobby

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Alaskan Cruise 2004:  Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Alaskan Cruise 2004: Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by terry.skinner

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... on t-shirts and souvenirs.  In one store, we saved around $100. Now I sit writing this on my balcony, watching life in Ketchikan.  Except for the scenery and homes, not much is different than back home.  Brian is coming up and we're heading ...

Ketchikan Capers, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Ketchikan Capers

A travel blog entry by robdidcoe

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... shopping and then we jumped off the cruise ship and onto a bus to take us out to the starting location for our Ketchikan adventure. Today we were driving four wheel drive jeeps out through the national park to a beautiful little lake from which we would ...

Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... were 4 cruise ships in port including us so we decided to get off the boat as quickly as possible to avoid the hoards. Ketchikan is known as the 'Salmon Capital of the World' and has an economy based on salmon fishing and tourism. It is situated along ...

Catch me if you can in Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Catch me if you can in Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by neenie60

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... the lounge as the sun came out and it was so warm. Time for lunch and once again exceptional. At approximately 2.00pm we docked in Ketchikan, it is quite big has a huge port lots of seaplanes it is Alaska's biggest Salmon area it has 7 canneries, also has ...

Exlploring Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Exlploring Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by cdrjgreen

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... on "the Duck", a vehicle that can drive around town and then go straight down into the water for a look around from the water side. Ketchikan has rain on 300 days of the year being 12.5 ft a year (200 plus inches). So naturally it was misty too start with ...

Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by kenped

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What a great and beautiful day we had in Ketchikan....the sun was shining and the city sparkled.  Having been to Ketchikan before, it was sunny that day also, we chose to take a tour that gave us a little glipse of the countryside.  Despite ...

Sailing all Day- Ketchikan to Vancouver, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Sailing all Day- Ketchikan to Vancouver

A travel blog entry by murphy1171

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Day 18 Sailing all day Ketchikan to Vancouver             Please click Titles under photo's to read story, Or watch video's. Please click the start arrow bottom left of video ...

Day #5, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Day #5

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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... ;     ….and speaking of cruise ships, the "Radiance of the Sea" (Norwegian Cruise liner) was docked in Ketchikan and you could most definitely pick out the tourist in town.   Not only could pick out the tourists, but you ...

So many fish!, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

So many fish!

A travel blog entry by maggie360

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... today was going to be a long flight along the coast of Alaska to Anchorage so we wanted to do some exploring beforehand. Ketchikan had already surprised us the evening before, and we were particularly intrigued by the number of fish we saw in its ...

Alaska Diving, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Alaska Diving

A travel blog entry by secrex

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Warning: This is a long drawn out story.  You have been warned! Today, we sailed in to Ketchikan.  It looked beautiful from the ship, and I posted the pictures I took.  We did not really spend time in the town because we had planned to ...

Day 3 Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Day 3 Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by turnerwode

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... start (5:30am!) we disembarked the ship to meet up with our guide for our first shore excursion, kayaking through the fjords of Ketchikan. It was a beautiful morning, the sun was shining, there was no wind allowing the water to be as smooth as glass. We ...

Tlingits on the starboard bow..., Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Tlingits on the starboard bow...

A travel blog entry by pandcjs_travels

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... Some explanation... have you not worked out the warped functions of my mind yet?? The local 'First Nation people of the Ketchikan region are the Tlingits - pronounced Clingit.. Get the connection yet??? Awww... just ignore it then and read the rest... ...

Ferry to Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Ferry to Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by loviesquared

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... I had a nice walk while Tony was tortured.  The US Customs and Immigration clearance is in Prince Rupert and not in Ketchikan.  When completing the customs form we realized we still had some prohibited food items we purchased in Canada.  So ...

Visiting Misty Fjords, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Visiting Misty Fjords

A travel blog entry by loviesquared

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... .  After a quick breakfast we were in town at the community rain annual gauge to meet the tour group.  So far Ketchikan had recorded 7 feet of the 12 they expected by years end.  The weather gods were smiling on us again in Ketchikan with ...

Really Wet in Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Really Wet in Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by loviesquared

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... It continued to rain for the next 12 hours without letting up.   All the wetness made for a lazy day in Ketchikan.  We sat around and enjoyed a slow morning with coffee and reading.  Needing to occupy ourselves with indoor activities ...

Days 14 to 21: Wrangell to Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Days 14 to 21: Wrangell to Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by hobos

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... leave the kayak in a slip overnight, so we head across the channel to set up camp for the night. Day 22 (April 29th): In Ketchikan, running the usual errands today! So far we took our second shower (an outrageous $5.00 for 10 minutes) of the trip, and ...

Kamikaze in Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Kamikaze in Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by travelmounties

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The Mountfords went Kamikaze in Ketchikan!   The highlight of Alaska for us was the floatplane adventure we took with our personal pilot Dave, today in Ketchikan.   There are a lot of photos and mini-movies on this page to help you ...

Ketchikan, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys

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... where Creek Street is built on stilts over the water.  Creek Street is the old red light district from the days when Ketchikan was a prospecting town.  Now, all the old brothels are smart restaurants, art studios, or tourist junk shops – ...

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