Sitka, Alaska is situated on the west coast of Baranof Island and it is only accessible by air or water. Sitka was originally occupied by the Tlingits. They were an Indian tribe that lived independently and had their own leadership. Sitka is known to be the most beautiful city in Alaska and the fourth largest city by population. In 2005, the population was 8,986 and growing. Moderate and generally cool temperatures, they get approximately 86.1 inches of rain and 30.9 inches of snow. The average temperature daily is 35 degrees. If you plan to visit Sitka, Alaska, check the Sitka, Alaska yellow pages to find any phone number from second hand shops to restaurants. The Sitka, Alaska business directory has over a thousand listings with the addresses. If there is anything you need, you can find it there.
There are a lot of things to do and visit in Sitka. If you like shopping, it would be a good idea to visit the Fairweather Prints Shop. You can purchase very unique hand painted designer dresses as well as jewelry and gifts. The Sitka National Historic Park is a very spiritual place to visit. It is a 107 acre park that holds an exhibit of the Tlingit and Russian artifacts. There is a Tlingit Indian Fort with real totem poles. It is all situated in a rain forest setting with trails that run along the Indian River. This is a must see park to visit. If you want to take home some really nice gifts, visit the Russian American Company. You will find fine art and handmade crafts from Russia and Alaska. This is the first Russian import shop in the state of Alaska.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan