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Sitka is located on Baranof Island, on the outer coast of Alaska’s Inside Passage. Bike, boat, ATV, cruise, flightsee, kayak, or walk your way through the city and surrounding areas where adventures abound! Sitka is also home to rich culture that inspired its 19th century nickname, the “Paris of the Pacific.” Enjoy the arts and culture, dining, and breathtaking views in Sitka.

Getting Here

Get here by plane, cruise, or ferry. Alaska Airlines flies daily to Sitka with service from Seattle, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Ketchikan. Delta Airlines offers summer seasonal flights to Sitka too. Small plane service is available to towns throughout Southeast Alaska from Harris Air and Alaska Seaplanes. Sitka is a popular port of call for cruise lines from May through September. For the independent traveler, Sitka is a stop for the state ferry on the Alaska Marine Highway.

Paris of The Pacific

Culture, adventure, wildlife, art– Sitka has it all! From traditional dancing to totem-poles in the park, experience the rich culture that inspired Sitka’s 19th-century nickname, the “Paris of the Pacific.” Home of an ancient volcano, Mt. Edgecumbe, visitors can hike mountain ridge lines and find world-class fishing not far from town. From Native art, carving, music and more, find inspiration in Sitka’s museums and galleries. Experience abundant wildlife like whales, seals, otters, seabirds and bears, or do some world-class sportfishing for halibut, lingcod and salmon. In Sitka, you can do it all! For more information on activities, accommodations, and planning your trip click the link below.

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Skookum Canvasworks

Get outfitted in Sitka, Alaska!

Skookum Canvasworks is a custom marine fabrication and upholstery shop located in Sitka, Alaska. They create custom marine enclosures for boats of all sizes. Services include fabricating deck tarps, biminis, dodgers, rail covers, sail covers, awnings, flybridge enclosures, frameworks, anchor covers, tote bags, cushions, and household reupholstery projects.

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Backdoor Cafe

Coffee + Community

We are a 25 year old establishment in the heart of historic Sitka serving quality espresso and fresh baked goods. Stop by for our daily lunch special or a snack; find us behind Old Harbor Books!

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Sea Fur Sewing

Quality meets style

Alaskan Native Robert Miller is keeping the ancient tradition of his Tlingit ancestors alive with his Sitka-based business, Sea Fur Sewing. Sea Fur Sewing sells highly functional, custom crafted, indigenous outerwear from seal, sea otter, beaver, wolf, and fox fur. Whether hunting sea otters in the Sitka Sound or tanning

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