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Creek Street

Ketchikan, AK
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Ranked #9 of 21 Attractions in Ketchikan
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Once a red-light district, now an arts and crafts shopping area.
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Fort Mill, SC
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Found some interesting souvenirs in the shops here and there is a trail that follows the creek up to where the Salmon attempt to jump the waterfall to swim further upstream to spawn. You can fish from the bridge but cannot ship the fish that you catch here back home so unless you can cook it yourself if you are... More

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Oakland, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

It was a long hike uphill to get there, but no swimming salmon. The shops were not worth the walk! I would not do it again.

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Tampa, FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Creek Street is a short walk from the port and there are lots of interesting shops to see and signage to read from the days when many of the stores were brothels. There are several jewelry and clothing stores, as well as one store which sells canned salmon, salmon jerky, reindeer sausage, and other unusual preparations of fish and meat.... More

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Westwood Los Angeles County, California
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230 reviews 230 reviews
56 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This is a small town, so the options for activities are somewhat limited. The old brothels have been preserved and repurposed as restaurants, gift stores and souvenir shops. Most of them are selling similar merchandise, but you can get a feel for the architecture and lifestyle of yesteryear. Its a short walk from the ship piers, the city has kept... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The river through Ketchikan is bordered by pub, restaurants, and shops cantilevered over the water. In August, the salmon are running and even seals come up the river to catch them (as do the locals, 6 fish/day). Take the Married Man's Trail. Gotta-do!

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Lisbon, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed Creek Street as it is filled with history. Dolly's House, the various shops, and the view of the creek with the seals and salmon were just what we were looking for. There are a couple of restaurants along the street and a bar so if you get hungry or thirsty you have options.

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Crestline, California
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34 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Can't add to what others have said, other then as when the cruise ships are not in port, there is less crowds to deal with. I came here on a Saturday morning, and had practically the whole place to my self. I was able to take great photos, and talk to the merchants that were open, and taste some tasty... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Fun to walk along the creek and see the salmon . Got to the top and saw them trying their best to swim upstream. Cute stores along the way.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Creek street is a very cute historic area that is built right along the river with boardwalks as the sidewalks. We missed the salmon run but it was still fun to watch the river. There are nice but pricey stores and a couple places to tour such as Dolly's house. Overall worth the short walk from the pier if on... More

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Red Deer, AB Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
49 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you are there during the salmon rum...walk all the way to the top of the creek...you will see tons and tons of salmon! What a sight to see! Creek Street itself is very interesting...self guided walking tour with lots of interesting historical information!

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