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  1. Spend Thanksgiving in Service

      Most of Sitka closes down for the Thanksgiving holiday, but the local Salvation Army is busy serving hot meals and distributing non-perishable foods to those in need. The non-profit is a designated USDA food bank in the area, and on average over 75 meals are served in the kitchen on a daily basis. The…

  2. Japonski Island

      Just off the banks of Sitka is Japonski Island, named by the Russians after a group of Japanese fishermen were found stranded there in 1805. The fishermen were returned in 1806 by the Russians. It connects to Baranof Island and the mainland via O’Connell Bridge. However, prior to the bridge, a ferry brought fishermen…

  3. Journey Across the John O’Connell Bridge

      Connecting downtown Sitka and the ANB harbor to the University of Alaska district, the John O’Connell Bridge is cable-stayed and whisks you across the Sitka Channel. It’s the link between Baranof Island and Japonski Island, completed in 1971. Until then, the only way to island hop was to jump on a ferry (which is…

  4. Pioneer Bar and Liquor Store

      Can’t decide if you’re in the mood for a night out at the local watering hole, or would prefer a bottle to enjoy in your guest room? Part bar, part liquor store and 100 percent guaranteed good time, the Pioneer Bar and Liquor Store is located right on the water and next door to…

  5. Island Life

      Sitka is flanked not only by Jamestown Bay, but also by a generous peppering of islands accessible by boat (in the summer) and planes where you can experience the isolated beauty of the Alaskan wilderness. From the tiny Minett Island to Cannon Island just a few feet from the peninsula, island hopping provides incredible…

  6. Baranof Island Brewing Company

      Indulge in local, handcrafted beer at the beloved Baranof Island Brewing Company where the taproom is open year-round. Owned by locals Rick and Suzan Baranof, the brewery was established in 2010 and quickly became a local favorite. Every batch is unfiltered in 310-gallon increments and uses pure water from nearby sources. Blended with top…

  7. Sitka Sound Science Center

      Part research facility and part educational outreach, the Sitka Sound Science Center is committed to the understanding of various aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems of the state and region. As a scientific hub, Sitka is home to a fascinating environment, and visiting the Center is a great introduction for visitors. Open Thursday – Saturday, admission…

  8. The Raven Dining Room for Father’s Day

      The Raven Dining Room is a casual eatery featuring some of the freshest seafood in Sitka. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, treat the dad in your life to a memorable meal such as the rich crabmeat spinach dip starter followed by light, flaky and tender fish and chips. Big fresh salads, generous sandwiches,…

  9. Visit St. Michael’s Cathedral

      Also known as the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel, this Sitka landmark is found at Lincoln and Matsoutoff Street. Famed for being the oldest Orthodox cathedral in the New World, the Russians constructed it in the 1800s, and the Diocese of Alaska gained control of it in 1872. Part of the country’s National…

  10. Nugget Restaurant and Bar

      The small, charming town of Sitka only has a handful of restaurants, which means each one needs to be special. Nugget Restaurant and Bar is known for American comfort food from breakfast through late-night dining. Start your morning with one of their staple omelets, all made with farm-fresh eggs. Choose from one of the…

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