Travel Blogs from Ketchikan
... Towel/face towel. Well, Tammy and I had these neat full-length towels that you use for camping. They fold down really small and pack easy plus they dry really fast. I think in the future, I would also get the face towel size one as well. Gerri had two car chamois looking cloths that she sewed together and that worked just as well. Anything you can do to conserve space is a plus but you do need to have your own towel!
Paper products. Make sure to have ...
... While the BC ferry was very smart, this was a much scruffier boat. The passengers curiously had doubled in size and in volume-listening to life stories non-negotiable.
So, here we are in forested and scenic Ketchikan. There are great walks and campsites beside sea and lake. We avoid town whilst 4 large cruise ships berth for a ...
... Sunday 7/6 – We had a day at sea today sailing through the islands of Queen Charlotte Sound. It’s been foggy most of the day so we haven’t been able to see much. I saw a pod of three whale spouts quite close in the fog which I told Denise about then later Denise spotted some more off in the distance (after the fog had cleared) and just a glimpse of the their backs but that’s about all. We went to a couple ...
... also bought chocolates at Ketchicandies - AWESOME!, salmon treats for our kitty and patches/pins for our luggage.
We met up with Shona again at 10am and drove to their dock. Michelle was our pilot and passengers were Sherilyn, Myron, Diane, Nana, Dan & Noreen. Approx. 1 hour flight to Misty Fjords National Monument. We got to go ashore and take a few photos. Myron was in the co-pilot seat on the way there and switched with Dan for the way home. Tour ...
... souvenir store and outlet store in every town that has a boat dock. Judging by the looks on other men's faces, this is a universal problem. Late in the afternoon we took a trolley tour around town and to an Indian totem pole carving shop. It was only moderately interesting. We did see the last of 4 fish canneries in town. This one supplies the fish oil tablets to Costco (my brand). Tomorrow we are at sea all day, then ...
Other places to stay in Ketchikan
3434 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan | 2 star hotelfrom $190
800 Venetia Way, Ketchikan | 3 star hotelfrom $175
4871 North Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan | 2 star hotelfrom $141
326 Front Street, Ketchikan | 1 star hotelfrom $102
1471 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan | Hotelfrom $95
207 Stedman Street, Ketchikan | 3 star hotelfrom $145