Ketchikan sits at the southernmost entrance to Alaska’s famed Inside Passage and in the midst of the Tongass National Forest, a 17M-acre rainforest full of cedar, Sitka spruce, waterfalls, and wildlife. The community is known for world-class fishing, beautiful scenery, and rich Alaska Native culture. Come see what there is to explore!

Getting Here

Get here by plane or boat. Ketchikan is just a 1.5 hour flight from Seattle, with several daily flights to and from through Alaska Airlines. Scheduled daily jet service is also available to and from Anchorage, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg, and Wrangell. Visitors can also get here by the Alaska Marine Highway System and Inter-Island Ferry Service.

The Salmon Capital of the World

Ketchikan is home to a century-old commercial fishery and strong fishing culture. Come catch and enjoy the best seafood in the world here! View the Misty Fjords National Monument, with blue lakes, and snow capped mountains, or see the ancient and contemporary art of Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian artists in museums and totem parks. From exploring the outdoors, to soaking in the rich culture, there’s something for everyone in Ketchikan. For more information on activities, accommodations, and planning your trip click the link below.

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Wildfire & Sage

Building a bridge to wellness.

Wildfire & Sage was born out of love for the land and all the magic it provides for us. Shelly Hill creates herbal products from tea to skin care with a focus on simple recipes and natural, locally sourced ingredients. Shelly crafts most Wildfire and Sage products using five ingredients

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Ketchikan Dry Goods

Hand Crafted - Alaska Sourced

Ketchikan Dry Goods is a locally-owned boutique and gift shop, nestled in downtown Ketchikan’s historic district. Inspired by the beauty and artistry of Southeast Alaska, KDG features a carefully curated collection of beautiful handcrafted goods. We feature local artists and artisans from throughout Alaska with many handcrafted, specialty goods. We’re

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Eagle Arts Gallery

Contemporary Native American Art.

Alaska Eagle Arts, owned and operated by Brigette Ellis, began in 1986. Brigette’s intention with the art business was the exclusive representation of contemporary Native American artist, Marvin E. Oliver and his works of art.  Marvin Oliver (1946-2019) was a multifaceted artist and professor who worked in a wide range

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