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Revillagigedo Island

Ketchikan, AK
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Ranked #17 of 20 attractions in Ketchikan
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Description: Island in the Inside Passage of Alaska.
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Small friendly town, but too many bars and liquor stores for my taste, and too much alcohol being consumed for it's own good, unfortunately! Alaska has the highest per capita consumption of alcohol. I lived there for 14 years, in the late 1960's, till 1975. There are far fewer bars downtown now, and replaced by endless jewelry stores and tourist... More

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Forestville, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Most people either visit Ketchikan only when their cruise ship stops there, or go to take advantage of the salmon and halibut fishing opportunities. We went to visit family and explore the island a bit. It did not disappoint! From the hikes at Ward Lake, Lamonna Lake, and Settler's Cove, to the spawning salmon and black bears at Herring Cove,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Beautiful scenery.Nice clean beaches with bald eagles.

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Ketchikan, AK
1 review
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2005

I am biased - I live here, and the island, known simply to locals as Revilla is an adventure playground. Ketchikan is the main town and with 26 miles of road it forms a small enclave of people while the rest of the island remains free of major settlements. The Misty Fjords National Monument claims the east side of the... More

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