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Once a red-light district, now an arts and crafts shopping area.
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“salmon” (417 reviews)
“on stilts” (48 reviews)
Ketchikan, AK
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Touring around the stores of Creek Street is worth the time. If you are travelling in September...great sales. 50% off and more. Enjoy

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even through the pouring rain, Creek Street was worth the walk. So many cute little shops and so much history surrounds the place. The salmon ladders were amazing.

Thank bzhands
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did the Inside Passage on the Emerald Princess and decided to walk around Ketchikan which was our first port. Creek Street was a neat spot with shops along the creek in buildings that were once a part of the town's "red light" district so...More

Thank FinGin79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked round here on a recent cruise to Alaska. Shops mainly tourist goods. Information boards are good as they give the history linked to this area Look down as there are loads of salmon at present and we saw seals feeding on them Allow 30...More

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whole variety of gift stores from excellent to crap. In September Can also see salmon coming upstream to spawn. Also seals following salmon.

Thank s w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Creek Street takes you back to they way Alaska was in the old days - small wooden colorful buildings built on stilts. The buildings have plaques commemorating what they used to be - mostly brothels. Now they are art, souvenir and handicraft shops or cafes/restaurants....More

Thank SaveyFLTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ketchikan was the first port of call on our Alaskan cruise. We arrived on a beautiful sunny day and as we enjoy walking set about on a self-guided walking tour. A great decision for us. Ketchikan streets are a mix of flat/level walkways and hills...More

Thank STLtoAnywhere
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked from the Cruise ship to Creek Street, about a 15 minute stroll. The large stream along Creek Street was full of fish and other animals. Nice wooden rails so there was no concern about falling in. Great for family or just holding hands...More

Thank Johnatakis
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved walking around here. The stores were so great and sold really interesting local items. I really enjoyed learning about the history of Ketchikan from the signs on the buildings on Creek Street. The whole area is great. We also really enjoyed the salmon...More

Thank Bitty007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history, quaint shops, wish we had spent more time here. It was one of our favorite Alaskan towns. Lots to do if you don't book an excursion off the ship. Wish we had more time in this port.

Thank DiAnnesInLove
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13 September 2016|
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Response from BrooksHaines | Reviewed this property |
Of course not. No one in Alaska eats doughnuts. Only seafood here. You can get bagels and lox and maybe a little cream cheese, much better than doughnuts. And of course anything made from sour dough.
Angela P
29 August 2016|
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Response from Ferryfe | Reviewed this property |
You definitely can do it independently. But you might enjoy tidbits a tour guide might offer about the location. Its within about a half mile of the cruise ship docking area. We had no tour. Very easily accessed.