Perched in the southeasternmost part of Alaska, Ketchikan is a quaint port tow. The charm of this place lies in its surrounding, gorgeous neighborhoods that cane accessed mostly by waterways only. The city derives its name from the creek called Ketchikan, which also was used as a summer fish camp for Tlingit natives, that joins the Tongass Narrows, after flowing through the city. There have been speculations as to what the word Ketchikan may mean. Some state that it could either mean “Thundering Wings of an Eagle” or “the river belonging to Kitsch”.
If you are planning to visit Ketchikan you have got to see the following prime attractions that are molding the Ketchikan tourism. The Misty Fjords National Monument, is a gorgeous wilderness area that is the main attraction of Ketchikan. Then the Totem Bight State Historical Park sprawling across a whopping 33 acres.
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