Wrangell, Alaska, US
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Discover the highlights of this truly Alaskan town. You'll see its colorful history and Native culture come to life.
Departing the pier, you'll pass through downtown Wrangell en route to glimpse Kiks Adi Totem Park. Learn about the Stikine River and its significant influence on the development of Wrangell. Keep an eye out for its historic churches and a glimpse of a traditional Tlingit tribal house.
Visit Wrangell's famous anthropological site -- Petroglyph Beach. See rock carvings dating back to about 6,000 years before the Tlingit tribes settled in the area and watch a petroglyph rubbing demonstration.
Next, head to the Wrangell Museum, which houses a rich assortment of more than 5,000 historic photos and Native artifacts, a collection of Tlingit petroglyphs and fishing, mining and logging displays.
Guests wishing to stay in town to shop or explore independently are welcome to do so but must make their own way back to the ship.
Wear sturdy walking shoes. Petroglyph Beach is a natural beach with rocks, gravel, sand, logs and surfaces that may be slippery at low tide. There is a platform with interpretive information near the beach, suitable for guests who do not want to walk down to the beach. Not advisable for guests using a wheelchair. Tour sequence may vary.