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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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“You can sit at the arctic water view deck and order burgers fish and chips ect from the burger queen they deliver to the Arctic bar!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“The bus system in Ketchikan goes right to this park. Here you will find nice walking paths that take you to some wonderful examples of totem poles. To be honest though, my favorite totem pole was recently erected in front of the local middle school on Schoenbar Rd.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is an awesome little grocery store. They have a good salad bar, deli, pastry counter, and a frozen yogurt bar. I still miss the Elleno’s Real Greek Lemon flavored Yogurt. I only have found it at Seattle Pike’s Place and the Ketchikan A & P.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“They have great pastries as well as soup and sandwiches and breakfast. It is downtown across from the docks.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Locally owned grocery store with essentials and more. Easily within a short walking distance from our space!”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 4 locals recommend
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“During the year we lived on our boat in Ketchikan, my husband and I loved to sneak off to Annabelle’s for their delicious steamer clams.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“This is the second Totem Park in Ketchikan, it is an actual Alaska Tlinght Native Village with a population of 500+. They also have a great gift shop.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“This local pub stays busy even after the tourists get back on the ship. I highly recommend their pink margarita and any of their pizzas. They have a good gluten free crust on their menu. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“This museum is full of all the wonderful culture and history of Ketchikan and our community”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Great menu...my favorite is the Brie and Crab appetizer. The view is awesome and you can take the tram from Creek Street downtown or drive to the top of the hill. If you come early, you can walk Married Man's Trail and view the salmon ladder on the way. So much to do and see right in the heart of the downtown historical district. Enjoy!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Good food, good service. In a historic waterfront cafe. A place where the locals and tourist eat.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Yeah, we have Safeway in Ketchikan too! And yes, it does have a Starbucks inside.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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  • 1 local recommends
Park
“The view is fantastic, the beach is great to walk on and beach comb. There are also BBQ,s and picnic tables”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

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“You can sit at the arctic water view deck and order burgers fish and chips ect from the burger queen they deliver to the Arctic bar!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
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“During the year we lived on our boat in Ketchikan, my husband and I loved to sneak off to Annabelle’s for their delicious steamer clams.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
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“Delicious, thoughtful dishes, lots of great artwork on the walls and friendly staff! They occasionally have live music too. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Dockside Galley is a locally owned an operated hamburger shack that's located right next to Knudsen Cove. The food is made fresh to order and the location is just perfect!”
  • 1 local recommends

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