About

The beauty and history of Ketchikan far surpasses any “Alaska t.v. show” you may have encountered.   It is rich in history,  sumptuously scenic, astute in arts and entertainment, and full of liquid gold.  Liquid gold?  Yes, RAIN!  Ketchikan is a temperate rainforest and it averages 168 inches of rain per year providing us with a lush canopy.  It is also known as the Salmon Capitol of the World.   Come stay, play, and EXPLORE  scenic Ketchikan!

Need a place to stay while exploring the island?  Please view our vacation cottage rental for two on http://www.vrbo.com  Explorers Cottage is number 803063.  We strive to provide a clean, 100% smoke-free, comfortable place to stay for travelers coming to Ketchikan, Alaska.  The views are amazing and it is evident that God is an artist!