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Ketchikan, Alaska

For more than 100 years, Ketchikan, Alaska has been the gateway to the North. Ketchikan cruises dock along the famed historic waterfront. Check out the flourishing art scene and spectacular totem poles that have transformed this former frontier town into a popular southern Alaskan port of call. Experience the sights, atmosphere and excitement of the Last Frontier as soon as you cross the Alaska border on Carnival cruises to Ketchikan.

  • Catch a demonstration of lumberjacking skills by adroit woodsmen — and woodswomen.
  • Drop into quaint shops on a historic street that’s actually a dock.
  • Visit the Totem Heritage Center, where ancient totem poles, rescued from decay, are preserved.
  • Experience the Tracy Arm Wilderness Area, including exciting close-up views of the majestic Sawyer Glaciers.