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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 Off The Beaten Path in Ketchikan

Anan Creek Wildlife Observatory

We booked Anan Creek Bear Viewing with Family Air Tours. They picked us up at the Liquid Sunshine Gauge next to the Ketchikan Visitor’s Center on the pier and drove us to their plane hangar. Dave is...
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CruisingGoddess
Sep 27, 2010

SALMON CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

Almost hidden, is the wonderful salmon run area behind Creek Street. During the season of spawning, July-September, these fish literally jump up the stream to get to the spawning area. Salmon spend...
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travelgourmet
Mar 09, 2009

Totem Bight

Saxman native village is the most popular totem park in Ketchikan, but Totem Bight is much more nicer and interesting. Located north of town. Plus it has a nice beach and rain forest where you can...
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cfuentesm
Oct 05, 2006

Fly Or Ferry To Prince of Wales Island

Use Ketchikan as the jumping point for a vacation with a vacation over to Prince of Wales Island. There is a lot of scenery, great fishing, El Captian caves, and more...My travel page will have a...
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mcpangie
Jan 28, 2004

Take A Trip Into Misty Fjords National Monument

These past few years there have been 500,000+ thousands visitors who go to Ketchikan each summer. But many visitors never get the opportunity to see the Misty Fjords National Monument as it is...
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mcpangie
Jan 18, 2004

Black Sands Beach

One day a barge brought anyone who wanted who didn't have their own boat around the corner of Gravina Island to Black Sands Beach for a community gathering and picnic.There aren't tours in Ketchikan...
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mcpangie
Jan 11, 2004
 
 
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Black Sands Beach - Digging for Clams

These boys had the idea that they could find some clams. You can see air bubbles in the sands. Clams tend to be quicker than young boys digging though, so I don't think they were successful.You can...
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mcpangie
Jan 11, 2004

Black Sands Beach

The way the water streamed down the beach at low tide fascinated me. Those little spikey things in the sand were tube worms of some kind. I don't know their name.In this picture you can see a clam...
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mcpangie
Jan 11, 2004

Kayaking through the Fjords

Wow! You hop into a Zodiac Boat and zip out to an island, get a couple of minutes of Kayak Training, and off you go. The guides take you around and show you wildlife. Did you know there are PURPLE...
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SUSAMY
Sep 21, 2003

Well, I think Ketchikan is...

Well, I think Ketchikan is itself 'off the beaten path.' I mean, the only tourists that come here are off of huge (these things are monstrous) cruise ships for a brief port-of-call stop. Ughh... I...
dzni
Aug 26, 2002

Take a trip from Sitka and go...

Take a trip from Sitka and go and see the sea otters.The waters in the Inside passage form some of the world's richest wildlife habitat. Sea otters, whales, eagles, sea lions, seals, porpoises and...
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margaretvn
Aug 24, 2002

Glacier Bay Natioanal Park and...

Glacier Bay Natioanal Park and Preserve.It is hard to imagine that the shorelines we cruised along in Glacier Bay were completely covered in ice just 200 years ago. Catain G. Vancouver discovered Icy...
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margaretvn
Aug 24, 2002

Connel Lake

Here is a ghostly tree reflection in Connel Lake. The day I took this was a really misty, rainy day. I found it while hiking along the trail at Connel Lake.
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mcpangie
Jan 26, 2004

Connel Lake Dam

There is a hiking trail at Connel Lake that isn't quite as popular as others. But it's a nice trail. Here is the dam that used to supply electricy to the Ward Cove Pulp Company.
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mcpangie
Jan 25, 2004

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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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