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“Don't miss this. Very nice area of Ketchican.”
Review of Creek Street

Creek Street
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Ketchikan Kayaking Tour
Ranked #5 of 57 things to do in Ketchikan
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Owner description: Once a red-light district, now an arts and crafts shopping area.
Eureka, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
“Don't miss this. Very nice area of Ketchican.”
Reviewed June 4, 2012

This was a very nice place to visit and uncrowded. Full of interesting shops. Just a short walk from the cruise ship dock. We took the funicular ($2 ea.) and walked down the trail. A very nice walk, though lots of steps. Dolly's house was crowded so we skipped that.

Visited May 2012
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“Fun with shopping”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

While there were 4 ships in port at the same time, we still managed to enjoy the shopping and walking around. We just stuck to less of the tourist stores and more of the unique ones and had a great time. No salmon like we saw on my last visit but still fun.

Visited May 2012
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Lagrange, NY
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“Loved Creek Street, The Red Light District!”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Located in the heart of Ketchikan, this adorable street is as Alaskan as you can get. Full of history set along side of a creek, all of the homes and businesses are up on piers and are so picturesque. What a beautiful self guided tour of the city. While we were walking along the creek there were kayakers coming through with harbor seals swimming under them. Beautiful!
If you have the time rent the electric car for $40.00 an hour and go up the hill to the salmon hatchery where you will see not only salmon in all stages but eagles and an owl that have been rescued. Did you know that bald eagles can live for 50 years? Neat!

Visited May 2012
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Richmond, Canada
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“Creek Street”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Though a routine tourist place with shops selling souvenirs, it is still a pretty place visitors should come especially under cruise ship tour. You may also spent $2 to try the small peak tram ride to uphill for fun. Dolly's House as well as other similar houses are interestint to you.

Visited May 2012
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Mesa, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“A great place to spend some time”
Reviewed May 26, 2012

The scenery alone is worth checking out. The shops, of course, are many and varied, but not all are the typiclal "t-shirts and trinkets" found in most tourist locations. There are several places to eat which certainly smelled good! The history of Creek Street is posted outside many of the buildings. A fun place to spend some time.

Visited May 2012
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