Ketchikan Excursions - Chartered Bus Style
Alaska is one of the United States' most breathtaking places. And there is no better way than to see the charms of one of its best little towns than a chartered bus through Ketchikan. Filled with local charm, wonderful food and fun, this town is one place where either the breathtaking wildlife or wonderful town will bring a smile to your face as soon as you step off the chartered bus.
One of the best places for food in Ketchikan is Annabelle's Keg and Chowder house, located at 326 Front Street. You and the other passengers on your chartered bus will find yourselves salivating over various sandwiches, seafood, and yes, even steak. The average tab is approximately between $12 and $20, and the place opens for lunch and dinner. Reservations are accepted, and if you get the chance, be sure to sit outside and relax in front of some awe-inspiring scenery.
If you and your friends are feeling like a little Italian during your trip to Ketchikan, steer your chartered limousine over to the Ocean View Italian. Easily found at 3159 Tongass Avenue, this wonderful little place offers Italian fare to rival any family Italian restaurant on the mainland. Cost is an affordable $12- $20 per meal, and the choices are wonderful. Delivery is available, for those of you that wish to eat outside the restaurant, but one of the best reasons to park your chartered bus at this place is the great atmosphere.
Another great restaurant for you and the passengers on your chartered bus to satisfy your appetite is Heen Kahidi. Located at 800 Venetia Way, this place offers unique American style food, and live piano entertainment on Wednesdays. Average cost of a meal is $15.00, and the place is open for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The portions are large, the service is fantastic, and the halibut and chips are something to drool over. No matter how many stumble out of your chartered bus, this place is a wonderful place to rest your feet and get some great food.
With all this eating, perhaps a shopping trip around the town of Ketchikan might be in order for you and your friends. If that's the case, ask the chartered bus driver to take you over to Dockside Gallery, one of Ketchikan's premiere shopping areas. Located at 5 Salmon Landing, this place is home to a myriad of different artists, curio shops, and things only found in the great state of Alaska. Be sure to park the chartered bus in an easily found spot; chances are you and your friends will be here well after dark.
And finally, if you and your friends wish to explore Ketchikan's waterways, be sure to step off your chartered bus at Light Island Adventures. This family owned, and family oriented establishment tour up and down the Tongass Narrows. After a pick up in the heart of downtown Ketchikan, the experienced tour guides will take you on an educational and relaxing tour of the sights, sounds, animals and experiences of the Alaskan waters. All safety equipment is supplied by the outfit, and they even give you a dry bag to keep your valuables safe from the murky depths. No matter how you started your day, this is a great last trip before you step back on your chartered bus for the ride back home.