Discover the highlights of this truly Alaskan town during this charming city tour. Your driver/guide will bring to life the colorful history of the native, Russian, British and American occupation of this unique community.
Starting off, you will first travel to the Wrangell Museum, which houses a rich assortment of over 5,000 historic photos, native artifacts, a collection of Tlingit petroglyphs, fishing, mining and logging displays.
Next it's on to the famous Chief Shakes Tribal House. En route, you will learn about the Stikine River and its significant influence on the development of Wrangell and explore Shakes Island. Leaving the Tribal House, you will have a brief sightseeing tour through town before stopping at Petroglyph Beach. Upon arrival, your guide will relate the anthropological findings of rock carvings dating 8,000 years before the Tlingit tribes. You will also have the opportunity to observe a petroglyph rubbing demonstration.
Heading back to the ship, you will enjoy some additional city highlights along the way.
Please note: This tour includes minimal walking; however, the sites are not wheelchair accessible and it is not available to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. Casual, weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable, flat walking shoes are suggested. The order of the sites visited or viewed may vary.