Things to see and do - Sitka
Unmissable tourist sites
Sitka Travel guide
Sitka : Michelin's recommendations
This historic town sits on the west side of Baranof Island. Tlingit life was uninterrupted for millennia until Russian traders in 1799 established a fortress and solicited Native help in fur trapping. Sitka today holds all the charms of an old seaside village.
Tourist attractions Sitka : Things to see and do
103 Monastery St
This is one of the few surviving examples of Russian colonial architecture in North America. An orphanage and a school for natives have also operated here. Impeccably restored to its former glory, the house retains more than 70 percent of its origina..
1st St & Main St.
Located on the campus of little Sheldon Jackson College, this is where author James Michener lived from 1984-86 while researching his novel Alaska. The four major native groups-Southeast and Athabascan Indians, Aleuts and Eskimos-are featured. Bentwo..
106 Metlakatla St
Exhibits at the visitor center, at the mouth of the Indian River, examine the cultural clash created by the arrival of Europeans in the New World. The adjacent Fort Site recalls the 1804 Battle of Sitka. A 1mi loop trail through a spruce forest passe..
330 Seward Street USA - Sitka AK 99835
Showcasing harbour views, this Sitka hotel offers an on-site restaurant and bar. Guests can rejuvenate in the available gym. All rooms include free Wi-Fi. Sitka National Historical Park is 5 minutes’ drive away. Cable TV is featured in all rooms a..
404 Sawmill Creek Rd. USA - Sitka AK 99835
Located less than half a mile to downtown Sitka, this Tongass National Forest-area hotel offers free Wi-Fi access in all guest rooms. A daily continental breakfast is provided for guests. A microwave and small refrigerator are featured in each air-c..