Cruisin' and Boozin' - 90 minute Historical Walking Tour of Sites and Bars

Enjoy an entertaining guided historical walking tour of 3 of Ketchikan's favorite watering holes and famous Creek Street. Learn about the colorful events that have shaped Ketchikan, The Salmon Capitol of the World and Alaska's First City.

Sample drinks and learn the crazy and sometimes scary history of the bars, historical events and the town of Ketchikan with a local guide. With 3 bars to visit, you'll stroll the Old Town waterfront and Creek Street while taking in the stories and photogenic scenery of this colorful town and its people.

Your tour guides are local and know these bars well. Fun, entertainment, drinks, history, and great story telling is what we specialize in!

As a bonus, your guide will also be your photographer along the scenic tour. Your camera or ours, you'll get great pictures of you to share and enjoy the memories for years to come!

Come join us for this tour!

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1 hour 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Entry/Admission - Arctic Bar
    • Entry/Admission - Sourdough Cocktail Bar
    • Entry/Admission - Potlatch Bar
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Arctic Bar, 509 Water St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6332

    Sample a drink specialty or beer at one of Ketchikan's oldest bars. Hear about the Arctic's history and other crazy stories of destruction in the area. Get to know the mascot with some great photos. Enjoy the view from the only bar with a deck dockside in town.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sourdough Cocktail Bar, 301 Front St, Ketchikan, AK 99901, USA

    AKA The Shipwreck Bar. This is another one of the towns oldest bars and a favorite with the local fishermen.We'll sample their house specialty or a brew and peruse the amazing wall of shame of shipwrecked boats. You will also see amazingly large trophy fish and crab mounted on the walls.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Creek Street, Ketchikan, AK

    Historic Red Light District along the beautiful Ketchikan Creek - a great place for photos and watching the salmon swim up stream to spawn. Along the way there, you will hear stories of the colorful past of Ketchikan, see historic buildings and get to stretch your legs along the fairly flat sidewalks through town.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Dolly's House Museum, 24 Creek St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6508

    An example of the types of businesses that used to line the boardwalk street in the earlier years.

    Stop At: Potlatch Bar, 126 Thomas St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6638

    Another historic bar at the top of the Fishing Fleets' docks is a favorite Fishermen's hangout. Again, you will sample the "Latch's" specialty drink or enjoy a cold beer while wrapping up the tour with just a few more laughs and crazy stories from your tour guide, locals or the bartender.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    509 Water St, Ketchikan, AK 99901, USA
    Return Detail :
    Potlatch Bar, 126 Thomas St, Ketchikan, AK 99901, USA
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Scooter accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Terry's Tour

Activity ID: V-182861P3

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