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Why This One Little Town Is Alaska’s Best Kept Secret

With Alaska being the largest yet most undeveloped state in the nation, it only makes sense that there would be a ton of hidden gems spread throughout the state. Sitka is one of the last frontier’s best kept secrets. Although Sitka is certainly not the tiniest town on the map and it actually has a decent sized population considering many of the remote villages throughout the state, it still remains a place that is fairly untouched and filled with breathtaking natural beauty.

This remote island escape oozes with outdoor adventure opportunities including kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, hunting, hiking and wildlife viewing. Rich Russian culture, Alaska Native heritage and distinctive historical perspectives found throughout this little town have the ability to completely captivate you. Plus, the lush rainforest and booming volcanic views make it easy for just about anyone to fall in love with Sitka. Read on to learn why this one little town is one of Alaska’s best kept secrets.

Have you ever explored Sitka? What is your favorite thing to do here?

Courtney Stanley
Living and loving life in Alaska, Courtney enjoys living a happy life based on simple principles; work hard, be kind, stay humble. She is appreciative everyday for the ability to live a subsistence based lifestyle thanks to the bounty of natural resources that Alaska has to offer. Her hobbies include running, fly fishing, hiking & snowboarding.