Explore Charming Petersburg: Aerial Views of a Picturesque Fishing Community

Some aerial footage of Petersburg on a cold February morning. Petersburg is a fishing community that has three large harbors, with just as many canneries. This small hardworking town is the perfect place to raise a family, buy a boat, or rent a place for a summer. Come visit in the summer to go camping in the Tongass National Rainforest, or to hike some of the incredible trails on and near the island. We promise that if you visit, you’ll be strongly inclined to stay.

Southeast Alaska Drone Adventures: Unveiling Untamed Beauty from Sitka to Wrangell!

Experience Southeast Alaska’s breathtaking landscapes through drone videos as we explore Sitka, Port Armstrong, and beyond. Discover whale watching, glacier tours, and more in Petersburg and Wrangell. Sitka, renowned for epic whale watching, also offers wildlife viewing during the March herring spawn. Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of this untamed state, and you’ll be eager for more.

Discovering the Stikine River: Alaska’s Fastest-Flowing Navigable Waterway

The Stikine River is located South East of Petersburg, and North East of Wrangell. Known as the “fastest-flowing navigable river in North America,” the Stikine forms a natural waterway from northern interior British Columbia to the Pacific coast. This river has been used by indigenous peoples including the Tlingit and Tahitian for fishing, hunting and trade. It was used by prospectors and fur traders in the 1800s and remained an important transportation route up until 1970, when more roads were finally opened up into the northern interior. Tag along as this video shows you some of the Stikine Rivers powerful beauty, and the adventures you can have while exploring it.

Papke’s Landing: Your Gateway to Southeast Alaska’s Boat Adventures

If you cruise about 10 miles “out the road” from downtown Petersburg, you’ll stumble upon this fantastic view. Papke’s Landing is the perfect spot to kick off your boat adventures. On a summer evening, it’s an awesome place to speed around, drop some crab pots, reel in a king salmon, or simply drift and soak in the breathtaking views of Southeast Alaska.

Alaska’s Little Norway

Petersburg, Alaska, is commonly referred to as Alaska’s “Little Norway.” Situated in Southeast Alaska, Petersburg is a quaint fishing community established in the early 1900s by Peter Buschmann, a Norwegian immigrant. Buschmann constructed a cannery, sawmill, docks, and early structures. Prior to Buschmann’s settlement, Tlingits from Kupreanof Island utilized a summer fish camp at the north end of Mitkof Island. The island has a rich history, with indigenous people from earlier cultures having left remnants of fish traps and petroglyphs that carbon-date back some 10,000 years.

4th of July Boat Race in Wrangell, Alaska

The weather could not have been better for the fourth of July in Wrangell Alaska! The speed boat races are one of the many highlights in this beautiful little Borough in southeast Alaska. So much to do and see during this time of year. If you are ever interested in real estate in this community make sure to call us! We would love to help.

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