The Ketchikan Hostel

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Travel Blogs from Ketchikan

We made it to Alaska!

A travel blog entry by tmullinax


Yesterday, July 2, we woke up at 3:15 am to get ready and head to the Chattanooga airport for our 5:30 flight. We changed planes in Charlotte and Seattle and arrived in Ketchikan. We got here around 3:30 local time which is 4 hours behind Eastern time. My sister, Tasha-Marie, picked us up at the airport, and we rode a ferry a short distance across the Narrows to the main part of the island and the town ...

On the hook

A travel blog entry by tricab

... a 5 hour day. Tomorrow we will arrive in Ketchikan.

This anchorage was quite exposed and the bottom too rocky for a certain and secure night on the hook. The weather has reverted to fog and rain, radar was a ...

On land & Happy Birthday Craig!

A travel blog entry by tophouse


... FANTASTIC!!!! OMG - every shop is jewellery & diamonds - I was in heaven! We've (yes, that's we!) have narrowed it down to 2 absolutely spectacular rings to buy on our way back, so at least I have time to decide. It's quite unusual for people to sail both ways, so we get to choose the best land excursions as well as the best shopping and can buy ...

So many fish!

A travel blog entry by maggie360


... time to start heading out. We'd seen so many flyers around town for flights through the Misty Fjords just south of town, that we wanted to fly that first. Wow! After departing we were at 1000' with the fjords up along both sides. It's a vast network of fjords and we didn't see any other planes, although with the number of seaplanes departing from Ketchikan they had to be out there somewhere. The weather was perfect and it was inspiring to see the fjords from this angle. So much ...

Ferry & Ketchikan

A travel blog entry by blackpoolbelle


... were at some distance, we watched them through binoculars for ages. The highlight for me was when a mother and cub appeared near the road bridge and I was the first person to spot them. I was quite emotional at actually seeing them all – its nice to watch on TV, but to actually witness such magnificent creatures in the wild was wonderful, and the first tick on my wish list.

The others ...


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