Alaska
Sitka
Recommended
Sitka The Essential
Recommended
This historic town sits on the west side of Baranof Island. Tlingit life was uninterrupted for millennia until Russian traders in 1799 established a fortress and solicited Native help in fur trapping. Sitka today holds all the charms of an old seaside village.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Sitka
Russian Bishop's House
Russian Bishop's House
This is one of the few surviving
30 minutes
Sheldon Jackson Museum
Sheldon Jackson Museum
Located on the campus of little Sheldon
Sitka National Historical Park
Sitka National Historical Park
Exhibits at the visitor center, at the
240 minutes
Sitka Historical Museum
Sitka Historical Museum
Features Tlingit spruce-root baskets,
60 minutes
Whale Park
Whale Park
Nearly 900ft of boardwalk and 5 gazebos
30 minutes
St. Michael's Cathedral
St. Michael's Cathedral
Originally built by Russians in the
15 minutes