Sea

Travel to these communities by small cruise ship or ferry. Several are served by cruise lines, and most have ferry service on the Alaska Marine Highway. See the ‘Getting Here’ section on each destination’s page for more information.

Skagway

Located on the northernmost most point of Alaska’s Inside Passage, Skagway takes its travelers back in time to the state’s gold rush-era with its wooden boardwalks and restored buildings. Visit historic sites, ride in vintage locomotives, or take a charming tour with guides dressed in traditional period costumes. This is

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Angoon

Located on Admiralty Island near the mouth of the Kootznahwoo Inlet, Angoon’s vistas capture the idyllic balance between dense Tongass, rising mountains, and vast ocean. Easily accessible and 60 miles southwest of Alaska’s capital Juneau, this small Southeast fishing village is brimming with Tlingit culture and history.

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Petersburg

Located on Frederick Sound near the summer feeding grounds of hundreds of humpback whales, Petersburg is a picturesque fishing village with Norwegian roots. 

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Wrangell

Located 155 miles south of Juneau on the northern tip of Wrangell Island, Wrangell is a city rich with history. For four decades Wrangell played an important role in three major gold rushes: the Stikine River, Cassiar, and Klondike Gold Rushes, bringing tens of thousands of miners to the community

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Juneau

As Alaska’s State Capital and the hub for travel to Southeast Alaska from the lower 48, Juneau is a must-stop destination. Visitors set their sights on Mendenhall Glacier, Tracy Arm Fjord, Juneau’s downtown historic district, salmon fishing, and wildlife viewing (bears, whales, and eagles– oh my!). Come see Alaska’s closest

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Haines

Proclaimed the Adventure Capital of Alaska, Haines boasts a unique blend of Alaska’s history, scenic beauty, arts, culture, wildlife, and lifestyle. From rafting, kayaking, fishing, and more– to museums and art galleries– you will love what Haines has to offer. The community of Haines and the surrounding area, including the

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Yakutat

Explore the beaches, rivers, bays, glaciers, and mountains of Yakutat. Surrounded by Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Tongass National Forest, you will be sure to find a wide variety of outdoor activities from surfing to some of the best saltwater sportfishing in Alaska.

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Kake

Located 95 air miles southwest of Juneau on the northwest coast of Kupreanof Island, Kake is a Tlingit village rich in cultural history and tradition and is the home of the third tallest totem pole in the world (132 feet)! Kake boasts prime viewing for whales, as they migrate through

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Craig

Craig is located on the western coast of Prince of Wales Island. Located in the Tongass National Forest, Craig offers fishing, hiking, hunting, boating, and wildlife viewing. As the largest town on the Prince of Wales, Craig offers many options for lodging, meals and charter boat rides, and is a

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Sitka

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

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Klawock

The paved Scenic Byways of P.O.W. Island intersect in Klawock– south to Craig, east to Hollis and the ferry terminal, and north to communities on the northern half of the Island. Explore the rich Tlingit history and traditions in Totem Park where you can see 21 poles, explore the heritage center,

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Hydaburg

Hydaburg sits on the southwest coast of Prince of Wales Island, and is the most populous community of Haida people in the U.S. The community is rooted in tribal values. Come see the culture’s relationships to the land and sea, as residents take great pride in their ability to harvest

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