On your next trip to Ketchikan make sure to employ our Ketchikan car hire services as your main means of transportation through this scenic town. A rather small town located at the food of Deer Mountain, Ketchikan sees over eight hundred thousand tourists every years, thanks to the many cruise ships that dock here.
Cruise ships are not the only way into Ketchikan, there is also an airport, however you cannot reach it by either road or rail. Those who do fly into Ketchikan can then make use of our Ketchikan car rental services and have a car of their choice ready and waiting for them at the Ketchikan airport once they land. Interesting to note is that after you land you’ll have to take a short ferry ride till you reach the nearby Gravina Island.
One of the things that you should definitely see while in Ketchikan is the totem-pole collection. The town is located in an area where three of the native cultures intersect, the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian; as such there is a rich tradition of native dance and art throughout the town with their most visible examples being the totem poles which can be seen all throughout the town’s historic district as well as grouped together in totem parks.
One of the most scenic parts of the historic area in Ketchikan is Creek Street, this place used to be a red-light district, then during prohibition it features a row of speakeasies, however now it features considerably quieter establishments while also maintaining a lot of its historic charm.
Kitchiken is a great place for lovers of the outdoors because the town is located on the hillsides above the waterfront and it is surrounded by heavily forested wilderness. For those visitors who plan on staying a few days here there are many activities that they can enjoy from hiking in the Tongass National Forest to exploring the various waters and hundred of islands or take a zip-line tour through the forest canopy.
These are just a few of the things that can be seen and done while in Ketchikan so make sure to consider employing our Ketchikan car hire services in order to better explore its offers.