Things To Do in Sitka, Alaska

Things to do in Sitka, AlaskaSitka’s history is alive with Native-Alaskan and Russian culture. The Russians established a fur trading post at the town’s present site and maintained it until Alaska was purchased by the United States in the 1860s.

Sitka was a major port in the mid-1800s and a center for lumber and the fur trade.

Located on the western coast of Baranof Island, Sitka has retained many of the Native and Russian influences, including historical buildings as well as museums and cultural centers that are within walking distance of each other.