Cruise Ports Alaska - Sitka (PDF Chapter)
This is the Sitka chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cruise Ports Alaska guidebook.
This sparkling gem of a city, which kisses the Pacific Ocean on Baranof Island’s west shore, is one of the oldest non-native settlements in the state and the former capital of Russian Alas-ka.
- explore Sitka’s Russian and Tlingits past at Sitka National Historical Park
- kayak around tiny islets in Sitka Sound
- get an eyeful of ecclesiastical gold and iconography at St Michael’s Cathedral
- food & drink
Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Tours, Shopping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Getting Around.