2022 is still THE YEAR of independent travel.

Photo Courtesy of Knudson Cove Marina

For Rent: Kayaks and Standup Paddle Boards at Knudson

We are looking forward to sport fishing season with even more options for outdoor adventurers, including kayaks, SUPS and jet skis.

Nadra and Lucy at the Arctic

Ketchikan’s Pet Friendly Places

Whether you’re visiting Ketchikan or live here, here’s what you and your pooch need to know about Ketchikan’s dog-friendly places.

Allen Marine Tours Catamaran at Pier 25

Allen Marine Tours: eagles and whales and bears, oh my!

Neets Bay is one of the most productive salmon hatcheries in Southeast Alaska and Allen Marine Tours will take you there.

Photo Courtesy of The Ketch Inn

Adventures for Indi Travelers

The Ketch is Ketchikan’s newest lodging option for independent travelers looking for fishing adventure.

The Mill at Ward Cove Welcomes the Norwegian Encore and Seven Seas Mariner (May 20, 2022)

“It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

The Mill at Ward Cove is welcoming people from all over the globe. This is the newest port of call for cruisers and an amazing jump off place for everything cool in Ketchikan: Rainforest E-Bike and Nature Walk, Sea Cycle Ocean Adventure, Connell Lake Kayaking, Self-Drive Zodiak Adventure, Talbot Lake Hiking, or Sip and Paint from this world-class cruise ship destination. Learn more at www.wardcoveak.com.

Cruising on a Sunny Afternoon…

It’s a great day for a boat ride — aboard the airport ferry to and from Ketchikan International Airport. This is the gateway for independent travelers who prefer to fly and stay in Ketchikan 3-7 days for sport fishing and more.