Travel Blogs from Ketchikan
... try to sell you more expensive jewelry. I told the guy I wanted the free gift and he asked me if I was interested in anything else. I said I liked the Tanzanite and wouldn't mind seeing some but I have a very tight budget so couldn't spend too much. He showed me this pendant that I loved - the price tag was $150 but he gave me a discount and I got it for $60 plus a free chain and the free ...
... fur (so incredibly soft but I just can't do it!)/diamond shops we headed over to the Creek Street area to check out the salmon ladder. Those poor fishies! What a hard place to choose to go upstream. Lots of current and rapids to climb, plus it's low tide so they really area king life hard for themselves. Lots of unsuccessful fish pale and dead on the bottom or washed up in the mud further downstream. Certainly lends an "authentic aroma" to the experience. ...
... a loop trail to the falls on Lunch Creek. We didn't walk around at Ward's Lake but did take the trail to the falls. Both were very pretty areas.
Back at the RV, I did the laundry--couldn't pass up the $1 to wash and $1 to dry option! Let's face it--I'm cheap!
We head for Prince Rupert on the ferry tomorrow morning.
... exalt the lineage of those who lived within.
· Potlatch Pole—the most recent type of totem pole, was used to illustrate the wealth of a noble, by the degree of intricacy in the carving and complexity of crests; hence increased purchase price.
· Ridicule Pole—uncommon type of pole erected to shame a family or individual who has not repaid a debt, has broken a trust or ...
... and a major port of entry in Southeast Alaska. It now has an economy supported by a large fishing fleet, fish processing facilities, timber, wood products manufacturing and tourism. The state operates the Deer Mountain Hatchery that produces over 450,000 King, Coho, Steelhead and Rainbow Trout annually. Canneries, cold storage ...
Other places to stay in Ketchikan
3434 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan | 2 star hotelfrom $162
800 Venetia Way, Ketchikan | 3 star hotelfrom $141
4871 North Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan | 2 star hotelfrom $84
326 Front Street, Ketchikan | 1 star hotelfrom $132
1471 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan | Hotelfrom $95
207 Stedman Street, Ketchikan | 3 star hotelfrom $121