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Once a red-light district, now an arts and crafts shopping area.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ketchikan, AK
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Reviewed yesterday

This was the port we looked forward to the most. Maybe that is why we were so disappointed in Creek Street. Imagine thousands of tourists more interested in their cell service than the funky town elbowing one another along the exceptionally narrow walkways to rush...More

Thank livefun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A historical area of Ketchikan,Alaska. Lots of great shops feature native Alakan gifts. Dolly's is one of the areas original businesses on Creek Street. Amazing salmon runs near the Creek St. bridge. Go to the back shops. The ones in the front are not native...More

Thank Edgar G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place holds a lot of history and is a great place to visit. Prices in shops were comparable if not better than main shopping precinct

Thank Carmel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a souvenir, or an Australian opal (what's with that??!), Creek Street is the place to visit. Beautifully preserved buildings down cute little streets meandering over a flowing creek make this a lovely place to just stroll around, enjoying the historical significance of...More

Thank Kid_U_Not58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting street, as it runs along and over a creek. It used to be mainly brothels, but is now full of souvenir shops. We saw seals in the creek when we were there, but also dead salmon, which smell!! Worth a walk.

Thank Fiona1110
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing spectacular about the shops in this area but the area is very photogenic.Still worth seeing if you are in Ketchikan.

Thank Reagan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Creek Street used to be a street of brothels and is now mainly a street of souvenir shops. Usually I would steer clear of such places but the street is so quaint and the buildings have such history that I think it I.S worth the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Creek Street is one of those locations that every visitor to Ketchikan will find themselves. It's a quaint little village of old buildings built along a beautiful river. Lots of shops of both the interesting "made in Alaska" and the "made in China while pretending...More

1  Thank Greg S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint "Street" along the creek filled with a variety of tourist type shops as well as local artisans in a variety of styles. The local art is quite good.

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice stroll and a nice break from just wandering through stores. Yes, there are little shops here but it was a delight to have them woven around the creek and on elevated boardwalks so you could check out the creek below. It...More

1  Thank Betty F
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Response from BrooksHaines | Reviewed this property |
Of course not. No one in Alaska eats doughnuts. Only seafood here. You can get bagels and lox and maybe a little cream cheese, much better than doughnuts. And of course anything made from sour dough.
Angela P
29 August 2016|
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Response from Ferryfe | Reviewed this property |
You definitely can do it independently. But you might enjoy tidbits a tour guide might offer about the location. Its within about a half mile of the cruise ship docking area. We had no tour. Very easily accessed.