valli By valli, 26th Jul 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Are you fond of adventures? Then visit Ketchikan the rainiest town in Alaska which gives immense pleasure for a tourist lover and adventurist.

Tourist Attractions in Ketchikan

As Alaska is considered as a synonym for wilderness, you can enjoy varied wildlife here. You can take walking tours as well as horse trolley tours. Guard Island Lighthouse tour helps you know the history of place which lasts two hours on the water around the light house. The beauty of this place is a boon for photographers, as they get very exciting places to be captured.

For adventurists many safaris and bike tours are available. Sports lovers can enjoy fishing, canoeing and kayaking. When coming to tourist spots and attractions below are some of them.
If you are an expert and walk around the totems then visit Saxman Totem Park. Here a guided tour is offered for a fee with which you can know about this area and its culture. Museum and library are other great places that signify Alaskan culture and history. Liquid Sunshine Gauge situated at the heart of town represents the average yearly rainfall i.e. the 162-inch in feet.

The Deer Mountain Hatchery is another attractive place where numerous Coho salmons and king salmon release into the area water every year. Many educational displays are shown here. Eagle Center is the nearest attraction to this place where you can find plenty of beautiful birds, which do not let your eyes wander, even for a second. You can take the photographs of these birds as it is rare to view such beautiful scenes in your life.

Creek Street, earlier town’s red light district now offers shopping area for arts and crafts. Here you can find numerous shops to give unique shopping experience. The best time for visiting this place is late August or early September which gives tremendous experience of enjoying nature as well as sceneries. Many salmon migrate at this time, floating on water; the scene that will stay in your memory for a very long time. In this way you can have many memorable experiences in Ketchikan, Alaska.


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author avatar Alaskan Petpal
30th Jul 2013 (#)

Nice to meet a fellow Alaskan. I would love to travel to Ketchikan someday!!

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