Ketchikan welcome sign. Ketchikan is the first city on the coast most cruise ships stop at initially on their journey north. It is the fishing capital of Alaska. It also averages over 200 inches of rain every year.
The approach to Ketchikan brought us to the Misty Fjords National Mounument.
Ketchikan harbor, home to many fisherman
Ketchikan is on the edge of the Tongass National Forest, a true rain forest. Anything can grow anywhere.
Alaska's taxi service, the small float plane can take you safely into the wilderness or some remote lodge.
Ketchikan had many bald eagles. This is one and the next photo were just two which were close enough to photograph.