Sitka Points of Interest and Places to Visit


Sitka National Historic Park

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 31 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Sitka National Historical Park is Alaska's oldest national park. Established in 1890 to commemorate the 1804 Battle of Sitka, as well as to preserve Native totemic art, the park strives to combine ...  Read more

Sitka Cruise Port

4.5 star rating: Recommended 39 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Pacific Coast town of Sitka sits on Baranof Island in Alaska’s Inside Passage and is only accessible by air and sea. Its combination of Russian settlement history, native Tlingit culture and ...  Read more

Fortress of the Bear

4.5 star rating: Recommended 34 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Animal lovers heading to Sitka should consider visiting Fortress of the Bear, a non-profit bear rescue facility and the largest of its kind in the United States. Focused on educating the public on ...  Read more

Alaska Raptor Center

Situated just beyond the outskirts of Sitka on a 17-acre (7-hectare) reserve bordering the Tongass National Forest, lies the famous Alaska Raptor Center. This raptor rehabilitation center is world ...  Read more

Baranof Castle State Historical Site

More commonly referred to as Castle Hill, the Baranof Castle State Historical Site is one of the most significant sites in Alaska. Today a winding path leads guests to the top of the hill and ...  Read more

Isabel Miller Museum

The Isabel Miller Museum, now known as the Sitka Historical Society and Museum, is a historical museum located along Sitka’s beautiful waterfront that prides itself on hosting the entire history of ...  Read more

Russian Bishop's House

The last bastion of Russian Colonialism in America, the Bishop’s House is a legacy of Imperial Russia’s 125 year reign over the North Pacific.  Built in 1842, the Bishop’s House and St. Michael’s ...  Read more

Sheldon Jackson Museum

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Situated in downtown Sitka, overlooking a magnificent fjord, Sitka’s Sheldon Jackson Museum is a warm and friendly storehouse of knowledge and artificats, where long-term curators give a hands-on ...  Read more

Sitka Sound Science Center

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Aside from being a scenic town that’s rich in culture and heritage, Sitka is also uniquely situated between the mountains and sea. Since the Sitka coastline was originally settled, the ocean has ...  Read more

St. Michael's Cathedral

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The story of St. Michael’s Cathedral is really the story of the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska. Since the Russians settled in North America starting in 1741, sporadic attempts were made to ...  Read more

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