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Fraser River Half-Day Fishing Adventure for Salmon or Sturgeon
"Your 4-hour fishing trip includes a fully insured experienced guide waders the best quality fishing gear and pictures of your catch. Join your enthusiastic guides on top-of-the-line jet boats equipped with all safety gear premium quality tackle and the best bait on the river. Enjoy a true fishing experience as you set the hook and load fish onto the boat. Sturgeon fishing in the Fraser River area of British Columbia is considered to be world class. The Fraser River area is one of the la it offers you the opportunity to consistently hook into these prehistoric fish all year round. A common size for sturgeon is 4 to 6 feet in length with several larger fish in the 7 to 10 foot range hooked throughout the season. Look for their long hard r
From CAD450.00
 
Fraser River Full-Day Fishing Adventure for Salmon or Sturgeon
"Your 8-hour fishing trip includes a fully insured experienced guide waders the best quality fishing gear and pictures of your catch. Join your enthusiastic guides on top-of-the-line jet boats equipped with all safety gear premium quality tackle and the best bait on the river. Enjoy a true fishing experience as you set the hook and load fish onto the boat. Sturgeon fishing in the Fraser River area of British Columbia is considered to be world class. The Fraser River area is one of the la it offers you the opportunity to consistently hook into these prehistoric fish all year round. A common size for sturgeon is 4 to 6 feet in length with several larger fish in the 7 to 10 foot range hooked throughout the season. Look for their long hard r
From CAD250.00
 
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

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Walking

The town is very walkable. I took my scooter out and it was fun to scooter around town, but more able people can easily walk. According to the Chamber of Commerce, there are more active pedestrians in...
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Cabs in Ketchikan

I saw lots of taxi cabs in Ketchikan, although I did not take any. I was particularly fascinated by the outline of Alaska on the roof of some of them - I could see this from the Lido deck while we ate...
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Float Planes

There is a regular airport on the island across from town - you take a ferry to get there. But there are also float planes.Float planes are a normal kind of transportation in Alaska, and Ketchikan is...
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Cruise Ship Hordes

Many many people come to Ketchikan on cruise ships. That's how we got there. Each day you can see from one to five ships tied up at the docks. This year (2011) there were over 700 cruise ship visits...
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Local bus

You can go to the Tourist Information building on the dock and get the schedule and route for the local buses which are a really good way to get around.We could have taken a bus out to WalMart if we...
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Alaska Airlines

Here is the view from over 30,000 feet as you fly over Ketchikan. I told the lady on the plane next to me that I'd lived in Ketchikan, and she said, "Oh, so you're Canadian?" No - British Columbia is...
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Sail Boats

Ketchikan is a town where people use boats for more than recreation, they are transportation and people's homes as well. Here is a sailboat in the Tongass Narrows. The island behind the sailboat is...
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Bridges & Docks

You'd be surprised at how much of Ketchikan isn't on solid ground. There are roads, parking lots, buildings built on docks. There are "bridges" hanging from the sides cliffs. There isn't all that much...
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Alaska Marine Highway System

The best way to get to Ketchikan, and many other ports in Southeast Alaska is via the Alaska Marine Highway system. It if probably more affordable than the cruiseships and offers the opportunity to...
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Alaskan Cruise to Ketchikan

Somewhere around 500 cruise ships dock at Ketchikan, Alaska each summer, and you too could be on one of them. I won't recommend any of the cruise lines because I lived there, I didn't travel there....
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Great bus system

Rather than pay for a tourist shuttle or a cab, catch the bus instead. You can get a schedule at the Tourist Information building on Front St. It's very easy to understand. Buy a multi-day pass. It...
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Moving around

The best way to move around is WALKING! The town isn't big at all and it's so beautiful that you'll be delighted while walking through its little streets and bridges. No need to take cabs or buses in...
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Alaskan Cruise ships

You can get to Ketchikan by plane (they have a small airport, or at least such is my understanding) or by ship, as I did. In fact this town is a port of call for most of the cruise ships that visit...
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Getting there... take the...

Getting there... take the Alaska Marine Highway ferry! This is the way I highly reccommend. You could spend some time here and then pick up another ship days later and go farther north, or back south....
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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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Top 5 Ketchikan Writers

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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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