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4.5 out of 5
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4,684 people visited Ketchikan


Formerly considered to be the "Salmon Capital of the World" this city is still thriving, as more than 800,000 visitors visit this city every year. To be fair, most of those guests stop in on cruises, so their exploration of the area is limited to say the least. Still, if you spend a little extra time here, numerous attractions and events make this scenic coastal city very much worth touring at ... read more
length. There are several museums and heritage centers dedicated to the works and history of the North-West Native American tribes that populate this area, with exhibits including many astounding examples of totem poles among other cultural iconography. This city of only 14,000 permanent residents enjoys over one hundred and sixty inches of rain a year, which helps to make the surrounding forests home to truly verdant pine expanses, that are protected as part of the Tongass National Forest. Exploration of this region is done in a variety of ways, but kayaking tours are one of the most popular. As one might expect from such a environmentally centric rustic setting, the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show is one of the area's most popular and competitive combinations of sports and entertainment, rounding off a list of attractions that make visiting here deserving of much more than a the few hours permitted by cruise ship stop-overs.

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