Sample Itineraries

Ketchikan and Prince of Wales: 6 Days

Photo by Klas Stolpe

Day 1

Fly to Ketchikan from Seattle on Alaska Airlines arriving at 3pm. Lodging in Ketchikan at a Bed & Breakfast through the Ketchikan Reservation Service: www.ketchikan-lodging.com/. Evening stroll along Creek Street and the Married Man's Trail or hike the Rainbird Trail.

Day 2

Hike the Deer Mountain Trail - an all day hike - take a lunch! Enjoy an evening of fine dining in Ketchikan.

Day 3

Check out of B&B and take a morning hike around Ward Lake. Ferry to Prince of Wales on the Interisland Ferry Authority at 3:30pm. There is no public transportation on Prince of Wales so you can rent a car and find lodging in Craig or Klawock at the Prince of Wales Chamber of Commerce.

Day 4

Hike the Sunnahae Mountain Trail in Craig which will take most of the day but if time allows tour the Prince of Wales Hatchery in Klawock.

Day 5

Depart in rental car at 6:30am for a 9:00am hike through El Capitan Cave. You will need a reservation from the Forest Service Ranger District several days in advance (907) 828-3304 but the tour is FREE!