Nearly a million cruise ship passengers visit Alaska, sometimes doubling a town’s population on a summer day. As many as six cruise ships make daily stops in Ketchikan - and as many as 500 a year - bringing tourists on the Inside Passage. Tourism is Southeast Alaska’s fastest growing industry.
Travelers can shop for Native art and souvenirs or diamonds in one of many jewelry stores along what was a former logging town.
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