Small Town, Big Community

We are ready to greet you with a smile and a warm welcome!

Sitka, Alaska is famous for its spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife, and culturally rich history and community. In addition, you will find twenty-two places on the National Register of Historic Places!

Whether you are visiting by ship, plane or passing through on the ferry, we’re delighted you’re here and hope you enjoy this special place.

Immerse Yourself In Nature

Take a trip in the Tongass National Forest, one of the few temperate rainforests in the world, which spreads over 17 million acres. Venture into the dense woods to glimpse grizzly bears, bald eagles, wild salmon and an array of plants only found here.

 

History

Step Back In Time

Step back in time by visiting the Sitka History Museum and Sitka National Historic Park. Dive into Alaska Native heritage and learn about the Russian and Tlingit impact on Sitka by exploring St. Michael’s Cathedral and Totem Park.