Here you will discover Sitka’s favorite places, walking trails, restaurants, stores, and adventures. Our community is ready to greet you with a smile and a warm welcome. In Sitka you will find rich cultural expressions of native art, classes at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp, and music in Totem Park at the Sitka Summer Music Festival.
Whether you are visiting by cruise ship, your ship or passing through on the ferry, enjoying a tour or charter adventure, visiting friends, or have just moved to town, we’re delighted you’re here and hope you enjoy this special place. Sitka, Alaska is famous for its spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife, and culturally rich history and community, including twenty-two places on the National Register of Historic Places.
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 churches and forts.
Immerse yourself in nature, take a trip to the Tongass National Rainforest which spreads over 17 million acres. Venture into the dense woods to glimpse bear, eagles, salmon and an array of plants only found here.