Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Ketchikan

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Ketchikan. Travelers to this walkable city praise the shopping, local tours and sightseeing. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Ketchikan

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ketchikan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Settlers Cove State Recreational Site (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Ward Lake (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Saxman Totem Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Totem Bight State Park (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Misty Fjords National Monument (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Ketchikan

Fly into Ketchikan, AK (KTN-Ketchikan Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.6 mi (28.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Metlakatla, AK (MTM), which is 27.6 mi (44.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Ketchikan?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 66 holiday lettings near Ketchikan. From 29 Houses to 6 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ketchikan for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ketchikan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ketchikan. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tongass Historical Museum: 65 holiday lettings
  • Totem Heritage Center: 65 holiday lettings
  • Totem Bight State Park: 65 holiday lettings
  • Southeast Alaska Discovery Center: 65 holiday lettings
  • Saxman Totem Park: 65 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ketchikan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ketchikan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Houses in Ketchikan. Our other popular types of Ketchikan holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Ketchikan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 57 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ketchikan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.