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Half-Day Dog Sledding: The Takhini Express
"On this half-day dog sledding adventure sled across a frozen river topped with untouched snow in the Takhini Valley. You will be surrounded by low-lying mountain ranges where the only sound you hear is your dog team running at a modest pace as they love to do. Enjoy beautiful scenic and historic trails with great photo opportunities.Upon arrival sign a mandatory waiver and get dressed with proper winter gear. Afterwards your trained and certified guide will teach you the basics of mushing
From CAD199.00
 
Yukon Ice Fishing and Snowshoeing Tour
"Snowshoeing is one of the best ways to enjoy the tranquility of the Yukon wilderness and to photograph the beautiful and stunning Yukon landscape. On this 4-hour snowshoeing tour you’ll get to strap on a pair of lightweight modern snowshoes and experience the rugged backcountry just like the brave gold miners trappers and fur traders of days gone by. Visit a scenic location in the Whitehorse area.Wildlife such as spruce grouse foxes coyotes and snowshoe hares is occasionally spotted at a distance. This guided tour includes transfers snowshoes warm beverage and a snack."
From CAD184.00
 
Arctic Day: Evening Aurora Viewing
"A chemical light reaction caused when solar energy interacts with the Earth’s atmosphere producing dramatic dancing waves of green light from one horizon to another. The Northern Lights have captivated viewers since the beginning of time as evidence by the many Yukon First Nation legends they’ve inspired.Enjoy a Aurora viewing tour at a custom built Aurora viewing location far from the lights of the city so you can experience the Northern Lights for yourself – and create your own legends."""
From CAD135.00

More General in Ketchikan

LAND SHORTAGE

On our "Duck" tour, our knowledgeable guide told us about the land shortage in Ketchikan. He told us to have a look at the Town, and to take note of how the roads, etc are built, and pointed one...
balhannah
Sep 10, 2010

Getting across the creek

Many people stop on these bridges to look in the creek... and if you're lucky you will see salmons swimming upstream the river! It's really cool to witness one of the many marvels of nature.... Hmmm...
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Laura_Mexico
Aug 06, 2008

Things are Bigger in Alaska

They say that all things are bigger in Texas, but I think the Alaskans might have one-upped them, at least when it comes to some types of wildlife and plants. In Ketchikan, because of the vast amount...
peach93
Nov 01, 2006

Bedrock and Sand

Here is one kind of interesting thing that I learned about Ketchikan while I was there: The town and its surrounding area has a very high bedrock level, meaning that it is fairly close to the surface,...
peach93
Oct 18, 2006

This is Ketchikan

There's tons of things I liked about Ketchikan. You never have to walk to far to find good shopping, you can find some great places to eat, but most of all, it's a town surrounded by Alaskan...
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HispanicYob
Sep 04, 2006

Totems

This town has plenty of totems scattered all over the place, sometimes in the most unlikely of spots. This was taken near the vicinity of Creek Street. My fondest memory of Ketchikan would be these...
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HispanicYob
Sep 04, 2006
 
 
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Rain Storm at Clover Pass

Ketchikan is located in rainforest. If you're lucky, you'll get the opportunity to see that the rain can be lovely in Southeast Alaska. It's kind of hard to level out the horizon on a small boat at...
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mcpangie
Feb 09, 2004

4th of July In Ketchikan

Every year something special is going on at 4th of July. There is usually a parade. One year some Scottish Bag Pipe players and highland dancers were in town at the city park. This picture shows the...
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mcpangie
Jan 28, 2004

Dry Docked Ferry

Ketchikan is where the Alaska Marine Highway has a lot of work down on the ferries during the off-months in the winter when traffic slows down. This is the M/V Bartlett, which is no longer part of the...
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mcpangie
Jan 25, 2004

Where Eagles Fly

Or you'll see eagles out on the water getting food. This picture was taken not far from where the McDonald's drive-thru is at the Plaza, Ketchikan's mall. Out in the Tongass Narrows the island that is...
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mcpangie
Jan 11, 2004

City Dock

You'll get some of the best views of Ketchikan from on deck of a cruise ship. You'll be able to pick out the places to go before you can leave the ship.The shops on this extended portion of the City...
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mcpangie
Jan 11, 2004

Holland America Tied to City Dock

I got the chance to tour a ship parked behind this Holland America. I was amused that they take such good care of their guests that they wash the windows while in port so the tourists can have that...
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mcpangie
Jan 11, 2004

Take Pictures While Docking

Thousands of visitors come to Ketchikan each summer on cruise ships. Some of the best pictures you'll get of the towns that you visit will be from the deck of the cruiseship. I love walking around on...
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mcpangie
Jan 11, 2004

Totem Bight - Frog on Totem Pole

I read on the Understanding Totem Poles section, which I put in the general tips in this section, that frogs were placed on totem poles to keep them from falling down. I'm wondering why this poor...
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mcpangie
Jan 10, 2004

Top Hotels in Ketchikan

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3434 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
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207 Stedman Street, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
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800 Venetia Way, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901-6561, United States
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320 Dock St., Suite 222, Box 6440, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
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4871 North Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
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326 Front Street, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
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Top Things to Do in Ketchikan

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Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

My husband and I visited Ketchikan during our recent cruise, and decided we wanted to see some wildlife. We booked the Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary, Eagle Center & Totems tour at the kiosk as we...
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mcpangie

"Home Sweet Home"
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starship

"Ketchikan, Alaska"
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grandmaR

"Not a Flying Visit"
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peach93

"Alaska's Gateway"
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K.Knight

"Ketchikan - Show me the bears!"
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