The Ketchikan Hostel

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

Day 6 - Up the Mountain

A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jul 23, 2015

20 photos

... don't make those anymore so I had to show our guests the remaining ones. They are still full of water and pressurized just so they don't dry out and rot. Every now and then some idiot will shoot the pipe and water will gush from the hole until they come repair it. So off to Connel Lake we go. Showed off the wooden pipe and decided we should go ahead and drive to the lake. Man was I surprised when I saw how low the lake is. The back side ...

Day 4 - Fishing

A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jul 21, 2015

42 photos

... charter boats go. They go there because the fishing is generally good but more because it is really close to town. Since it is popular, we generally avoid it because here you do combat fishing. There are so many boats that you sometimes tangle lines with other boats and most arguments are later settled on the dock. Lucky for us, most charter boats have already headed in so we have most of the fishing ground to ourselves. The results are the same ...

Day 1 - The Arrival

A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jul 18, 2015

39 photos

... me, this was a very short walk from restrooms to baggage claim. We have only one carousel! A few minutes go by and we are wondering where Raul has gone off to. We find out that he is still waiting for Amelia at the restroom and Nina is just down a few feet from there. She didn't tell him Amelia was at baggage claim so he is still standing in front of the restrooms waiting for Amelia!

So baggage gathered and down to the airport ferry for ...

Ketchikan- Alaska's 1st City

A travel blog entry by pamvndrw on Jul 08, 2015

17 photos

... to sleep. I tried the nice padded chairs in
the viewing lounge- but the arm rests didn’t move and neither did the chair
back, so I tried the theatre chairs, not too comfortable. Finally I found a
lounge sofa not claimed by anyone and I curled up with my little pillow and blanket
and slept! This ferry’s route was Skagway-Juneau-Sitka-Petersburg-Wrangel l-Ketchikan. BUT we needed ...

Wrap up/Tips:

A travel blog entry by chavarriaz on Jul 02, 2015

4 comments, 1 photo

... If you can bring lightweight bedding, bring it. We brought sleeping bags as required which was enough for Tammy and I but other folks brought their own clean sheets which helped them sleep and feel better.

If you can, take some riding lessons before you go. I don’t normally ride and had a great time but I think that had I taken some riding lessons, I would have had even more fun!

Remember that Icelandic horses tolt which makes the ride so ...

Traveler Photos The Ketchikan Hostel

Karen and friend
Skagway Alaska, United States