Ketchikan, Alaska, US
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Approximately 1½ Hours
Meals not included
This short, fascinating walking tour starts when you meet your guide of Tlingit descent. (S)he shares personal knowledge of the many changes Ketchikan has undergone in the past decade and much further back in history.
Stroll along Ketchikan's famous Creek Street -- the former red-light district -- and learn of its important economic role in the city's early history.
Discover the story behind the many totems that line the streets, and more about the historic Married Man's Trail.
Your guide will also tell you about the incredible journey salmon undertake as they return upstream and over hundreds of natural and manmade obstacles to their spawning ground.
Enjoy the many trees, shrubbery and flowers along the route and learn of their importance to the Tlingit Natives' food-gathering practices.
Questions are encouraged -- bring your enquiring mind. Your host wants you to leave Ketchikan with a better understanding of the community and its culture.
Please note: The walk is approximately nine blocks with periods of standing along the way.