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Ravens View Vacation Rental

This vacation rental is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, small families, retirees, as well as business professionals who want to experience being close to nature, and away from the hustle and bustle of town, but have the convenience of modern technology. With Alaskan warmth, our Ravens View unit offers a cozy 2 bedroom retreat that will sleep up to four people. The kitchen is fully stocked with cooking utensils and appliances.

Ketchikan , 907-225-0130

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Lundberg's South Shore Inn

Lundberg's South Shore Inn is located just 10 minutes south of downtown Ketchikan. The Inn offers a completely private vacation rental suite for short-term stays. Directly Facing the ocean, this fully equipped guest suite offers generously sized, airy rooms with entertaining views all snuggled into a quiet country setting.

7446 South Tongass Hwy Ketchikan , 907-225-0909

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Soaring Eagle Vacation Rental

This is a gorgeous vacation rental located in a beautiful wooded setting with towering cedar, hemlock and spruce trees in one of Ketchikan's most elegant neighborhoods. Take a quiet walk to the beach to watch boats, cruise ships and wildlife. The suite is perfect for professionals or vacationers. We go out of our way to make sure your experience here in Ketchikan, Alaska is unforgettable.

Ketchikan , 907-247-1710

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Stack's Clan House Inn

Stack's Clan House is built on beach pilings; located right over Naha Bay in Loring Alaska. Our cozy waterfront cabin is surrounded by lush green rain forests and our private landscaped gardens abound with Alaskan wildflowers.Stacks Clan House Inn is the perfect place for Adventure seekers, Anglers, kayakers, hikers and a very romantic place for couples who just want to get away; for weekend get aways and extended stays.

Ketchikan , 907-254-3506

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Knudson Cove Marina

Knudson Cove Marina is located 15 miles north of downtown Ketchikan, Alaska on some of the finest fishing grounds in Southeast Alaska. From the balcony of our waterfront units, enjoy the view of the marina and its activities - or settle back later in the evening and watch the sun set behind the mountains beyond. Each one-bedroom unit sleeps four comfortably and comes with a fully equipped kitchen as well as a washer and dryer. The gas barbecue provided on each balcony is a perfect place to grill your catch!

407 Knudson Cove Road North Ketchikan , 907-247-8500

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Chinook Shores Lodge

Chinook Shores, located at 119 Potter Road, was designed for outdoorsmen by outdoorsmen. For Cruise Ship Passengers, our driver will meet your ship at the dock and whisk you away to our private lodge where we'll get you outfitted, licensed and boarded on one of our 28' cruisers for a first class Ketchikan fishing trip. After your trip we'll take you back to your ship while your fish is professionally processed and frozen. Our prime location puts you in some of the best fishing grounds around Ketchikan. Don't miss out on an adventure of a lifetime.

Ketchikan , 907-225-6700

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The Cedars Lodge

The Cedars is a premier Alaska fishing lodge offers water-front accommodations near downtown Ketchikan. Waters around The Cedars Lodge are prime rearing grounds for Chinook, Sockeye, Coho, Chum, and Pink salmon, making it one of Alaska's premier salmon fishing destinations. The Cedars Lodge also offers the unique opportunity to try your hand at some Alaska freshwater fishing on rivers and lakes that rarely get fished.

1471 Tongass Ave Ketchikan , 907-225-1900

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Gilmore Hotel

Located in downtown Ketchikan, the Gilmore Hotel was built in 1927 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Gilmore is located across from Alaska's busiest port, featuring cruise ship docks and a bustling commercial waterfront in Ketchikan, AK. The hotel is a charming, 3-story building in the heart of historic downtown, with front rooms overlooking the famous Tongass Narrows.

326 Front Street Ketchikan , 907-225-9423

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Cape Fox Lodge

Our three-story lodge is located in Tongass National Forest. The Ketchikan Airport ferry terminal is less than three miles away. You'll stay comfortable in Ketchikan with amenities that include a ski-lodge style interior featuring local native art, a river rock fireplace, beamed ceiling, overstuffed chairs and spectacular views of forest, mountains and water.

800 Venetia Way Ketchikan , 907-225-8001

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Black Bear Inn

Ketchikan, Alaska’s Black Bear Inn is perfectly located on the waterfront just four miles north of the heart of town and midway between the area’s most popular attractions. The Black Bear Inn is ideal for, short-term stays by guests who are departing on, or returning from other Alaskan adventures. Arrival and departure transportation is provided.

5528 North Tongass Hwy Ketchikan , Southeast Alaska , 907-225-4343

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New York Hotel

New York Hotel & Cafe is a small historic inn, tastefully restored and completely modern in amenities and guest services. Beautifully unique rooms, suites and vacation rentals located on the Creek Street Boardwalk and in the Thomas-Stedman National Historic District. Celebrate Ketchikan's history while enjoying the modern conveniences. Our rooms overlook the famed Inside Passage and Thomas Basin--the home of Ketchikan's fishing and sailing fleets.

207 Stedman Street Ketchikan , 907-225-0246

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Salmon Falls Lodge

Fishermen come from all over the world to experience the unbelievable fishing grounds Alaska has to offer at various different Alaska fishing lodges, and we are proud to offer a resort for global fishermen to experience Alaska fishing grounds to the fullest. If you are trying to decide between Alaska fishing trips, take a few minutes to survey what we have to offer at our renowned Alaska fishing lodge. Our lodge, which is centered around fishing Ketchikan AK, is dedicated to providing you with one of the premiere places to fish in Alaska with guided tours, great food, comfortable lodging and more.

Ketchikan , 907-225-2752

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Best Western Landing Hotel

The Best Western Landing Hotel is Ketchikan Alaska’s finest lodging and dining establishment. if you are arriving via Jet the Best Western Landing is your first stop from the Ketchikan International Airport. If you are arriving to Ketchikan via the Cruise Ship docks then you would want to travel north on Tongass Avenue through the tunnel and the Best Western Landing Hotel will be on your right hand side approximately 2 miles from the cruise ship dock.

3434 Tongass Avenue Ketchikan , 907-225-5166

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Alaska's Waterfall Resort

Waterfall Resort hosts over 2300 summertime avid and novice anglers for various salmon species including the prized King Salmon and Coho (Silvers), Pacific Halibut, Lingcod, Red Snapper and other bottom fish. After an exciting day of great Alaskan Sportfishing, you’ll relax in one of our Waterfront Cabins, Lodge Rooms, Waterfront Townhouse Suites, or Egg House Suites. Our Specialty Seafood Bar alternates one or two items each night and may include Alaska delicacies such as: Dungeness Crab, Alaskan Shrimp, Salmon, Halibut, Sashimi, Sushi Rolls, locally grown Oysters, and Steamed Clams.

320 Dock Street Ketchikan , 907-225-9461

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The Narrows Inn

The Narrows Inn, Restaurant & Marina in Ketchikan, Alaska has 44 deluxe rooms, and 3 luxury suites. Our restaurant and lounge feature panoramic views overlooking the marina where fishing and floatplane charters can complete your Alaskan experience. Located just 3 minutes north of the airport ferry,10 minutes from downtown shopping and 15 minutes from both totem pole parks. Make your trip to Alaska an experience to remember with not only our exceptional location, but our exceptional staff who will do everything they can to make you feel at home.

Revillagigedo Island , 907-247-2600

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If you like to fish than spending a week in Ketchikan is the place for you.

Jun 22, 2010
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Info on Ketchikan

Ketchikan is famous for its colorful totem poles, rainy skies, steep-as-San Francisco streets, and lush island setting. Some 14,000 people call the town home, and during the summer, cruise ships crowd the shoreline, floatplanes depart noisily for Misty Fiords National Monument, and salmon-laden commercial fishing boats motor through Tongass Narrows. In the last decade, Ketchikan's rowdy, blue-collar heritage of logging and fishing has been softened by the loss of many timber-industry jobs and the dramatic rise of cruise-ship tourism. With some effort, though, visitors can still glimpse the rugged frontier spirit that once permeated this hardscrabble cannery town.  The primary economy is based on timber harvesting, fishing, tourism.


The town is situated at the foot of 3,000-foot Deer Mountain, near the southeast corner of Revillagigedo (locals shorten it to Revilla) Island, 680 air miles north of Seattle.  It is accessible only by boat or aircraft.  Prior to the arrival of white miners and fishermen in 1885, the Tlingit used the site, located at the mouth of Ketchikan Creek, as a summer fish camp. Gold discoveries just before the turn of the 20th century brought more immigrants, and valuable timber and commercial fishing resources spurred new industries. By the 1930s the town bragged it was the "salmon-canning capital of the world." You will still find some of the Southeast's best salmon fishing around here.

Ketchikan is in the heart of 17 million-acre Tongass National Forest, the largest in the United States.  This temperate rain forest is integral to the lifestyle of Southeast Alaska and is habitat for a rich abundance of plants, animal and birds.


Totem Bight State Historical Park

With the world's largest collection of totem poles, these wood-carved creations portray colorful, intricate tales, often showing a family's history or depicting a local legend.  The Totem Heritage Center serves as the place where totem polses salvaged from deserted Tlingit communities are gathered and resotred to their original condition.  The collection totals over 30,the largest in Alaska.

Creek Street Boardwalk

With its historic cable car and quaint boutiques, Creek Street is Ketchikan's most famous and photographed section, as well as a great place to spend a relaxing afternoon. Creek Street is now a collection of historic homes, restaurants, museums, galleries and gift shops.  All popular stops along the boardwalk.

Misty Fjords National Monument

The monument is accessible by floatplane or boat from Ketchikan and provide the most breathtaking vantage point for an exploration of the majestic Misty Fjords National Monument.  The deep canals and inlets were carved by glaciers thousands of years ago.


Municipal bus service operates seven days a week throughout the city limits and south of town.  The complimentary downtown bus shuttle runs May through September.    Taxis meet airport ferry and state ferry arrivals.  A water taxi service is available from the airport and most hotels offer shuttle vans to pick up passengers who call from the terminal.  Rental cars can be picked up at Ketchikan International airport and in town.


As a major arts community, Ketchikan offers fine shops and galleries.  Alaska Native art includes carvings and masks; hand painted drums, weaving, ivory and jade.  Galleries feature Alaskan and international artistry.  There is no sales tax; local tax applies.  Most shops offer shipping.


Salmon, halibut, crab, shrimp, oysters and clams - often caught same day - are on the menus at local eateries.  Hearty steaks, pizza, fast foods and country-style breakfasts are also served.  Ethnic fare ranges from Mexican and Thai to local favorites introduced by immigrants from the Philippines.


Ketchikan's Visitors Bureau is located at 131 Front Street, downtown on the cruise ship dock.  Telephone 907-225-6166

The Post Office is located on Tongass Avenue near the State Ferry terminal

ATM machine located at First Bank, 331 Doct St. & Tongass Avenue.







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