Sitka in Southeast Alaska - Inside Passage has a population of roughly 9,000 people.
This city is located some 95 miles (153 kilometers) from the state capital of Alaska, Juneau and about 380 miles (612 kilometers) from Whistler Ski Area.
If you’d like to have you’re horizons expanded in Sitka, make tracks to the Sheldon Jackson Museum and the Isabel Miller Museum. Of the many interesting collections in Sitka these are two of the more talked about.
If you're vacationing in Sitka let the kids loose at Alaska Raptor Center. Play, laugh and be amazed at this must-see attraction for children and parents.
The St. Michael's Cathedral is a long-standing place of worship that has stood the test of time. Photograph the symbolic features of this fascinating place, learn about its past and discover why it is so popular with both locals and tourists.
Nature lovers will be pleased to discover that the local city also has some larger nature reserves where visitors can enjoy picturesque surrounds and local flora and fauna. To tour one of the major local natural reserves, head to Sitka National Historical Park.
Don’t miss the chance to admire the wonderful castles in Sitka. When you view the iconic fortifications of the Castle Hill, it’s very easy to conjure up images of how noblemen used to defend this area.
The Sitka Pioneer Home and the Russian-American Building #29, are just two more interesting attractions waiting to delight vacationers in Sitka.