Famous Islands: Baird Island, Bamdoroshni Island, Baranof Archipelago, Biali Rock, Big Gavanski Island, Biorka Island.
Famous Lakes: Antipatr Lake, Beaver Lake, Carbon Lake, Brentwood Lakes, Hidden Falls Lake, Lake Cunningham, Lake Irina.
Famous Parks: Saint Lazaria National Wildlife Refuge, Sitka National Historical Park.
Sitka is the fourth-largest city by population in Alaska.
The name Sitka means \"People on the Outside of Shee,\" Sheet’-ká X\'áat\'l being the Tlingit name for Baranof Island.
Sitka was originally settled by the native Tlingit people.
Old Sitka was founded in 1799 by Alexandr Baranov, the governor of Russian America.
Sitka was the site of the ceremony in which the Russian flag was lowered and the United States flag raised after Alaska was purchased by the United States in 1867 after the sea otter pelt trade died out.
Sitka was the busiest seaport on the west coast of North America.
The City and Borough of Sitka is a unified city-borough located on the west side of Baran of Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Area: 4,811.5 sq mi (12,461.8 km2)
The Sheldon Jackson Museum is a small building on the campus of Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, Alaska.
Capt. John Brooks will take you out onto the open waters around Sitka, Alaska for a full ten-hour day of fishing for whatever strikes your fancy - or your line.
The city itself provides one the best walking tours in Southeast Alaska. Sitka has a great variety of trails ranging from easy to brutal.
The Sitka Rose Gallery was listed in my travel guide as a store to visit in Sitka.
Summer period is the best one to visit Sitka.
June, July and August are the most popular months
Chatham Seaplane Base
Warm Spring Bay Seaplane Base
Sitka Seaplane Base
Port Walter Seaplane Base
Port Alexander Seaplane Base
The Sitka Tribe of Alaska offers public bus transit in conjunction with the Alaska Department of Transportation.