Ketchikan is a city in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska, United States, the southeasternmost sizable city in that state. Ketchikan's economy is based upon tourism and fishing, and the city is known as the "Salmon Capital of the World."
Ketchikan serves as both an air and marine transportation hub for southern Southeast Alaska. The Ketchikan International Airport serves as both a gateway for Alaska Airlines jet service from Seattle and a bush carrier and charter aircraft hub for destinations like Hyder, Metlakatla, Alaska, and Prince of Wales Island. Ketchikan receives service to two separate ferry lines.
Things to See & Do
• Salmon fishing
• Deer Park Eagle Preserve
• Creek Street
• Misty Fjords National Monument
• Deer Park Fish Hatchery
• Explore the surrounding area
• Totem Heritage Center
• Tongass Historical Museum
Ketchikan is one of the rainiest cities in North America due to located in the vast coastal rain forest of Southeast Alaska.