Category Archives: Things to Do

Sitka Must See – Tongass National Forest

If you are planning a trip to Sitka, Alaska, one of the places you have to include as part of your itinerary is the Tongass National Forest.  This public gem features a range of habitats, awe-inspiring scenery, and more than … Continue reading

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Sitka Must See – Fortress of the Bear

There is no question that Alaska is Bear Country, where all three species of bear native to North America make their home.   The vast expanses of wilderness and rainforest climate create the perfect environment for more than 135,000 bears.  While … Continue reading

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Sitka Must See: The Alaska Raptor Center

One of the “must see” attractions in Sitka, Alaska is the Alaska Raptor Center which provides medical treatment, rehabilitation, and relocation, where possible, for many different kinds of birds.  What started as a grass-roots volunteer organization housed in someone’s backyard … Continue reading

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Come See the Totem Poles at Sitka National Park

If you are planning a trip to Sitka, make sure you include a visit to the Sitka National Park as part of your itinerary.  Here you can see towering trees, hike along scenic trails, and immerse yourself in the unique … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the Banff Mountain Film Festival this February!

If you are looking for something captivating to do this month, you won’t want to miss the Banff Mountain Film Festival which is coming to Sitka on February 11th.  The festival will be stopping in Sitka for one day only … Continue reading

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Sitka Jazz Festival

February in Sitka means it is time for the annual Sitka Jazz Festival.  The small seaside community has hosted this annual event for the past 17 years and the 18th festival looks to be the best one yet.  Featuring a … Continue reading

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Sitka Alaska Travel Resources

There is always something interesting to do, see, or eat when you are visiting Sitka.   Make the most of your time in this beautiful seaside town with our visitor’s resource guide. Restaurants Van Winkle and Sons - Located in the heart … Continue reading

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Top 8 Reasons to Vacation in Alaska

When it comes time to plan your 2014 vacation your mind might immediately jump to an image of you on a beach with an umbrella drink having fun and getting in a little relaxation.  But before you make your plans, … Continue reading

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Great Getaways in Sitka, Alaska

Whether you have an afternoon cruise stop or an entire vacation to spend in Sitka, there are plenty of things to do.  From shore excursions to whale watching trips, there is something for everyone in Sitka.   Bring your camera or … Continue reading

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Wonderful Walking Tours in Sitka Alaska

From fishing trips to walking tours to whale watching excursions, there is something for everyone in the small seaside town of Sitka.  With so many great ways to spend your time in Sitka, you may be wondering where to start … Continue reading

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