Ziplining at Alaska Canopy Adventures

There are two main attractions on our property: Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary and Alaska Canopy Adventures. The first consists of walking tours, which is what I do; the second is all about the zipline, which I do whenever I have the opportunity.I’ve ziplined at ACA twice: once during the day, and once at night. And funny … Read more

Into the Woods: Giving Walking Tours at Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

My least favorite subject has always been science. No matter which grade level you look at, I was never remotely interested in meiosis, mitosis, dissecting a fetal pig, the Periodic Table, or anything in that realm. Science just never made sense to me. I was also what you might call “indoorsy” as a child; while … Read more

Canoeing with Alaska Travel Adventures | Ketchikan, AK

On the morning of Saturday, August 18, Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary did a tour exchange with Alaska Travel Adventures, meaning a group of about 20 of us got to enjoy one of ATA’s canoeing excursions. We had an amazing time, thanks to the coordinator, Tori, and our awesome guides, Chad and Jesus. We started at Harriet Hunt … Read more

Taquan Air Misty Fjords Tour – Ketchikan, AK

Today Connor and I woke up extra early to another gorgeous sunny day in Ketchikan, and decided to try our luck at getting onto a Taquan Air flight over the Misty Fjords. Luckily for us, they had a couple spots available, so we headed into town and got ready to see the Misty Fjords in … Read more

5 Free or Cheap Things to Do in Ketchikan

90% of Ketchikan’s visitors come by cruise ship, so odds are if you’re reading this, you’re about to take an Alaskan cruise! While there are lots of cool shore excursions to be found in Ketchikan, they can be not so cool if you’re a budget traveler. Lucky for you, there are also plenty of free … Read more

Misty Fjords Cruise with Allen Marine Tours – Ketchikan, AK

Yesterday I had the pleasure of joining Allen Marine Tours on their Misty Fjords & Wilderness Explorer tour. We left the dock around 8am and didn’t get back until 1pm, so it ended up being a pretty full morning of adventuring! We met with the rest of the cruise ship passengers at Pier 3, just outside … Read more