- Our list of the best things to do in Petersburg, Alaska, features the top 12 nearby activities — including 4 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Petersburg, AK has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Tours, Outdoor Places, Water Activities, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 12 things to do within the city of Petersburg, AK
Experienced local hosts at the Petersburg Visitor Information Centre will provide you with information about the town and the Tongass National Forest. They will provide information on one of Alaska'a best towns for fishing, nature walks, and community living and lots of local events in the summer.
Cruise and fish the same waters as Tlingit natives did centuries ago with Whale Song Cruises. Whale watching, glaciers and sightseeing, wildlife viewing and saltwater fishing and on early morning cruises watch for bears and deer walking the shoreline.
Explore the pristine waters of central Southeast Alaska with Kaleidoscope Cruises specializing in day tours to world-class whale watching or LeConte Glacier, the southernmost tidewater glacier in North America. Natural history interpretation is included on all excursions with a marine biologist/Alaska naturalis…
Based around the fastest free-flowing navigable river, the Stikine-Leconte Wilderness is a large natural region spread over 448,926 acres. Activities in the area include boating, wildlife viewing, bird watching, and hiking.
A vacation and fishing resort, Crystal Bay Lodge offers accommodations as well as a variety of guided wilderness and adventure tours. Visitors can take charter fishing trips, fish on their own, or go on a whale watching or glacier tour.
Secret Cove charters offers sport fisherman regular, guided excursions on a 28-foot yacht with experienced captains and guides. The company also features sightseeing tours for whale-watching in the Frederick Sound, as well as trips around LeConte Glacier.
Seaport Gallery & Gifts features Alaskan artwork and unique gift items. They also offer a selection of original paintings, prints, and posters as well as bone and soapstone sculptures, pottery, and custom matting and framing.
The Museum-Clausen Memorial works to preserve the history of the Petersburg community and its surrounding areas. The museum features approximately 45,000 photographs, 200 archives, and 5000 artifacts in its collection.