Travel Blogs from Ketchikan
this is the beginning - up until we got to Denali.
... the tours raise money to help them in their educational efforts. They have built a traditional village- most of them live in regular houses but they have built one huge clan house. The whole clan would have lived in that house- about 80 people. It is an enormous open space and the "closets" are under the floor - the floor board lift up to reveal compartments and each person would have one to store their personal items. After the bus took us to ...
... stateroom It was raining and dreary when we pulled into Ketchikan about 11 am on Saturday. It was shopping day for me. Dennis asked me to pick up another wooden box of salmon so I was a woman on a mission. Additionally we had been given some coupon books and you know me and bargains. So I was off. Hit the Christmas Store (stop groaning Emily!) saw a Matruska (or 10) that I really liked, but I had no intention of buying one and ...
Today was a play day. We tried to sleep in, but the calls started early! We drove into town for our tour in The Duck, an amphibious bus. We enjoyed driving around town, followed by driving I to the ocean, for a water tour of Ketchikan. We drove to the other end of town (all four cruise ships worth), and had lunch at the Crab Cracker. Miss at had fish n chips and I had a crab quesadilla. ...
... of its colorful history!! The shops were very cute and the merchandise different than any we had seen. We wished for a sunny day for our pics but the clouds would not go away.(the sun did shine brightly later in the day after we were back on the boat). Since Ketchikan is know for it chowder, Ben and I had decided to eat lunch in town, so we had a delicious, thick and creamy seafood chowder and a halibut taco for lunch at Annabelle's. Annabelle's is part of the ...
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