Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Ketchikan

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Ketchikan. Travelers to this walkable city praise the shopping, local tours and sightseeing. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ketchikan

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ketchikan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Settlers Cove State Recreational Site (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Ward Lake (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Saxman Totem Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Totem Bight State Park (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Misty Fjords National Monument (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ketchikan

Fly into Ketchikan, AK (KTN-Ketchikan Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.6 mi (28.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Metlakatla, AK (MTM), which is 27.6 mi (44.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Ketchikan?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 63 vacation rentals near Ketchikan. From 27 Houses to 6 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ketchikan for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ketchikan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ketchikan. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Port of Ketchikan: 62 vacation rentals
  • Totem Bight State Park: 62 vacation rentals
  • Southeast Alaska Discovery Center: 62 vacation rentals
  • Ward Lake: 62 vacation rentals
  • Guard Island Light: 62 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ketchikan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ketchikan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 27 Houses in Ketchikan. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ketchikan include:

  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Ketchikan?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 56 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Ketchikan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.