Travel Blogs from Ketchikan
... Salmon Capital of the World. Besides the main attractions – Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village – try a flightseeing trip to ...
... away. Excellent opportunity for a photo shoot. Tammy was the only one in a good spot to take pictures so she snapped a couple. I shot one through the window but it sucked. The bear was busy eating berries and it didn't take him long to notice that he was being watched. When he did notice, he took off like a bolt of lightning into the woods. Lots of black bears on our side of the island but they are fairly harmless if you leave them alone ...
... sealer and make bags for the fish. Jerry and I load one fish per bag and then I run them through the vacuum machine and seal them air tight. This way, the fish are good for a couple of years if they want and no freezer burn. When they thaw the fish, they will be as fresh as they are today. Into my spare freezer they go for a quick freeze. Anthony's friend Colin will get them shipped south for us from a place he works at. Dinner and a much deserved rest now.
... a long house (native Alaskan living structure) and some totem poles, plus lots of wild berries. We walked the grounds reading about the totems and helping ourselves to salmon berries, huckleberries, blueberries, and thimble berries. Tammy and I got a light hearted chastising by a local who thought we should know all about the totem poles ahead of time. She gave everybody who wanted a little pamphlet which explained the park and totems. We, of ...
... pleasurable way to spend a few hours before we set sail again at 5.30 pm. Tomorrow we are back to using Canadian $$. Everything we purchased in USA shops has to have 7% tax added to the market price but on the ship everything has 15% gratuity added.
After casual dinner, we watched the entertainment show at 8 pm and enjoyed it. Clocks forward one hour overnight …
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