This Fascinating Town Is Called Alaska’s Little Norway And You’ll Want To Visit

Petersburg is known as “Alaska’s Little Norway,” and the town takes it’s heritage seriously. Like many waterfront towns, the economy is based on tourism and fishing. The town lies south of the capital of Juneau, but like most most southeast Alaska towns, can only be accessed by air or sea. Visit this tiny town in Alaska to learn about the Norwegian immigrant history of the area, eat the freshest catch, and enjoy the stunning southeast views across the sea.

Map to Petersburg here.

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