Sitka, Alaska overview
Sitka, Alaska is ranked
- #5 in Best Alaska Port
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The Fortress of the Bears is an absolute must-see. I went two years ago and again this trip and LOVED it both times.
Visited: Jun 24, 2017
My favorite stop, great weather and lots of wildlife, went on the Otters Raptors and Bears Oh My tour and it was absolutely amazing saw so much wildlife.
Visited: Jul 30, 2018
Port was right in town so easy access to everything. Walked to Raptor Center, around town and had lunch at local restaurant. Great day!
Visited: Jul 29, 2017
Took the tour that included a brief stop at the Russian Orthodox Church where they have beautiful icons other beautifully adorned items, and the tourist shops in 'downtown' Sitka and also went to a museum just outside of 'downtown'. We got to the museum and while the museum was nice and the adjacent woods very nice, we were anxious to get a move on and so we didn't stay for the dance party of the tour. We took off from that stop on the tour and walked back to the downtown area which is very close and is an easy walk with nice views. When we got back to town we decided to try a raindeer sausage from a couple of gals who sold them next to a shop. It was really good but i can't vouch for sure it wasn't a bratwurst. The tourist shops seemed to have a good variety of merchandise at decent prices and the town wasn't overloaded with shops selling diamonds and tanzanites. We caught one of the shuttle buses that goes back to the ship on a street closer to the water than the main tourist strip.
Visited: Jul 30, 2018
If you make a stop in this port, save room for a meal at a local pub called Bay View Pub and probably the best fish and chips I've ever had. I asked the waitress if I'd like 'rock fish' and she said yes. She didn't lie. Right in town, second floor.
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