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Ketchikan
United States of America

Ketchikan, the rainiest city in southeastern Alaska, is recognized as the salmon capital.

Useful Information

Language

English

Currency

USD
US dollar

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Time difference

UTC: -8

from New York: -3h

from San Francisco: -1h

from London: -8h

Tips

A 15% tip will be appreciated in restaurants and taxis.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celcius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
0 32
2 36
4 39
25810.25
February
0 32
2 36
5 41
1877.25
March
0 32
3 37
6 43
1967.75
April
2 36
6 43
10 50
1626.50
May
6 43
10 50
13 55
1255.00
June
9 48
13 55
16 61
1014.00
July
11 52
14 57
18 64
1054.25
August
12 54
15 59
18 64
1345.25
September
9 48
12 54
15 59
2279.00
October
5 41
8 46
11 52
33213.00
November
2 36
4 39
7 45
30612.00
December
0 32
3 37
5 41
27010.75

Where is locate the Port of Ketchikan

Ships dock at the Ketchikan port located in the centre of the town.

Travelling around the port of Ketchikan

The city and shops are within walking distance of the port.
A Trolley city tour will allow you to explore the main sights of Ketchikan.

Activities in Ketchikan

Museums

The museum’s mission is to preserve totem poles and educate visitors about the ancestral customs of the peoples of Alaska.

Museum about the history of the region.

You can explore the unique natural and cultural history of the Tongass National Forest.

Activities

Bering Sea Crab Fisherman’s Tour

Learn about Bering Sea fisherman’s life while exploring the beautiful nature and marine life.

Wildelife adventures (Hike, Bike, Zodiac)

These forests are green, especially in the rain. In rainy weather, make sure to bring a rain coat and shoes that you won’t regret smearing with mud.

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Cruise Tips

Solutions to avoid seasickness on a cruise

Seasickness is caused by conflicting signals sent to the brain through the inner ear and the eyes. The inner ear senses movement that the eyes cannot see, causing discomfort and nausea.

Excursions from our partner Viator

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