Things to do in Ketchikan, Alaska
Cape Fox Lodge
At the Cape Fox Lodge in Ketchikan, Alaska one finds more than just a great place to stay on a visit to the “Last Frontier”. Set among the Tongass Narrows in Downtown Ketchikan witness nature and beauty in the most serene atmosphere. Take advantage of the many amenities which are special to Cape Fox Lodge including magnificent views of the Tongass Narrows and the Tongass National Forest. Other amenities include an onsite restaurant and café, complementary Wi-Fi, room service, free parking, fishing licenses, porters and bellhops, secretarial services, safety deposit boxes, laundry and dry cleaning services, and much more. This amazing lodge offers some of the most comprehensive hotel services that would make one feel like they are in a big city hotel, but just outside the hotel walls lay the most beautiful look into nature that anyone could manage to see. Inside, guest will be treated to a ski lodge style interior décor featuring local art, large comfortable chairs facing a huge river rock fireplace, and the amazing views of the mountains, forest, and bodies of water that would make anyone feel like they are at the center of everything that is nature and beauty. Just miles away from local entertainment and attractions including museums, theaters and more, this resort is at the heart of Ketchikan. For dining, the Heen Kahidi, Cape Fox’s onsite restaurant, offers seasonal menus including local favorites in the form of freshly caught seafood, prime cuts of meat, and the freshest ingredients acquired from local areas. The lounge across from the restaurant offers drink specials, entertainment, and much more. There is no need to leave once arriving at this beautiful resort, but there is so much to do around that it would be a shame not to.
Alaska Fish House
The Alaska Fish House is the epitome of fresh seafood boasting an extensive menu of some of Alaska’s finest ingredients culminating together to create an amazing palate that will put the hungry souls of travelers into a euphoria which could not be settled otherwise. This amazing restaurant offers fine seafood from the area including fresh salmon, spot prawns, sandwiches to die for featuring crispy Alaskan cod, halibut and smoked bacon, smoked salmon, and more. Desserts and coffee are also available on this amazing menu including espresso, cappuccinos, hot tea, hot chocolate, black berry and rhubarb bread pudding, banana blueberry granola parfaits, and more. The item to try, and everyone should try at least once, is the Two Salmon Chowder. This amazing chowder features smoked and oven roasted salmon, potatoes, leaks, corn, and Smoked Salmon Cornbread. The flavors circulating in this dish are beyond amazing and can only be experienced through tasting them. Everything at the Alaska Fish House is of the freshest quality including locally grown herbs, spices, and vegetables. One could only imagine the amazing flavor coming from one of these amazing dishes, but it is beyond blissful. Alaska Fish House also provides a fish market where patrons can pick up their own fresh cuts of fish and other seafood to take home for cooking. Whether the mood is DIY or table service from an energetic and passionate staff, the Alaska Fish House is the place to go when in Ketchikan, Alaska. Sit at a table overlooking the Ketchikan harbor and enjoy the view. Watch the boats come in while enjoying the freshest seafood and great beverages with the family in the Private Dining area. Alaska Fish House is definitely the local favorite so stop in when in Ketchikan.