The Ketchikan Hostel

Address: 400 Main Street, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Ketchikan


A travel blog entry by petkatravels on Jun 04, 2015

6 photos

... take their work very seriously. Use only the marked crossing. They didn't hesitate to shout up the street to anyone who attempted to jaywalk!
When it came time to leave there was quite a show as sea plane after sea plane returned bringing tourists back from excursions. With several cruise ships in it was a busy day!
Wildlife watch: bald eagles


Day 27 - Tips and Tricks

A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Sep 01, 2014

14 photos

... it the bug strikes are worth remembering but at least they don't leave gross goop all over your neck!

Pic 6 - Coolness: Funny looking but works great. This is an LD Comfort helmet liner. Other than keeping your helmet liner clean, you wet it and wear it. It kept me from getting headaches when it got super-hot! I wet it down at every gas stop and sometimes in between. Not sure I would have been able to ride as long in the day ...


A travel blog entry by sallyglass on Sep 01, 2014

2 comments, 39 photos

... lounge section with TV and also TV in the bedroom. The lounge would fold down to a sofa bed for extra people, I imagine. The bathroom has a full sized bath and the wardrobe full hanging and shelves. I'm glad I decided to book the mini-suite, as the price was only a few hundred extra and because of the destination we will be using the balcony more for viewing than we have done before. We sailed between mainland Canada and Vancouver Island through ...

Day 24 - Pendleton,OR to Seattle to Ketcikan, AK

A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Aug 29, 2014

33 photos

... the couch for a quick nap! Miles for today were 317.2. The total miles will be listed in the wrap up!

Following are some details on the pictures:

Pic 1 - Good Morning Pendleton, OR: Continental breakfast at the Travelers Inn. Not much selection but not hungry so it works out.

Pic 2 -Strange Building: Very strange multi story sheet metal building. I'm thinking grain elevator of some kind. Any ideas? This is in tiny Echo, ...

Day 10 - Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by stacyhanson on Aug 08, 2014

12 photos

... I figured out how to turn and paddle it wasn't bad. We saw and held starfish and jellyfish, pretty cool. One of the goals of the trip was to paddle out to an island where there is an Eagle's nest. That nest has been there about 13 or 14 years. We saw a parent eagle and two eaglets. They were born in June and man were they HUGE. I like the kayaking wayyyyy more than I thought I would. Ended up being ...

Traveler Photos The Ketchikan Hostel

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Skagway Alaska, United States