November 2017

Visitor Photo of the Month

Eagle at Dawn - submitted by Ron Hasty
"Eagle at Dawn" - submitted by Ron Hasty

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Getting to Know Sitka, Alaska

Originally a Tlingit settlement, modern-day Sitka showcases a blend of Alaska Native, Russian and American influences. But it might be hard to tear your attention away from the backdrop of jewel-green mountains and lush coastline that help make this town so special. Don’t worry: You’ll have plenty of opportunities to explore, with world-class hiking, fishing, maritime adventures and wildlife viewing right outside your door.

Keep reading for more on how to get to Sitka, and what to do once you get here.

Totems in the Sitka National Historical Park in Sitka
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Arts in Alaska's Inside Passage

Explore Alaska's Inside Passage art scene by ferry and plane. Begin in Ketchikan and head north to Juneau via Wrangell and Petersburg. End your trip in Sitka. Enjoy everything from modern art to prehistoric carvings, and learn about Native culture and Alaska's Russian heritage. Read More