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Once a red-light district, now an arts and crafts shopping area.
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“dolly's house” (108 reviews)
Ketchikan, AK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bring your camera to Creek Street for some fun pictures of Ketchikan's notorious red-light district in the early 1900's. More than 30 bawdy houses, most with one or two "working girls" lined Creek Street over the years. The City outlawed prostitution in 1953 and Creek...More

Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

cute tiny historical area that was difficult to appreciate in weather conditions which are notorious in this popular cruise stop. Only disappointing day in an amazingly Alaskan adventure

Thank teamflames
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the port we looked forward to the most. Maybe that is why we were so disappointed in Creek Street. Imagine thousands of tourists more interested in their cell service than the funky town elbowing one another along the exceptionally narrow walkways to rush...More

Thank livefun
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A historical area of Ketchikan,Alaska. Lots of great shops feature native Alakan gifts. Dolly's is one of the areas original businesses on Creek Street. Amazing salmon runs near the Creek St. bridge. Go to the back shops. The ones in the front are not native...More

Thank Edgar G
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This place holds a lot of history and is a great place to visit. Prices in shops were comparable if not better than main shopping precinct

Thank Carmel C
Reviewed 2 November 2017

If you want a souvenir, or an Australian opal (what's with that??!), Creek Street is the place to visit. Beautifully preserved buildings down cute little streets meandering over a flowing creek make this a lovely place to just stroll around, enjoying the historical significance of...More

Thank Kid_U_Not58
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is an interesting street, as it runs along and over a creek. It used to be mainly brothels, but is now full of souvenir shops. We saw seals in the creek when we were there, but also dead salmon, which smell!! Worth a walk.

Thank Fiona1110
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Nothing spectacular about the shops in this area but the area is very photogenic.Still worth seeing if you are in Ketchikan.

Thank Reagan L
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Creek Street used to be a street of brothels and is now mainly a street of souvenir shops. Usually I would steer clear of such places but the street is so quaint and the buildings have such history that I think it I.S worth the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Creek Street is one of those locations that every visitor to Ketchikan will find themselves. It's a quaint little village of old buildings built along a beautiful river. Lots of shops of both the interesting "made in Alaska" and the "made in China while pretending...More

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12 December 2017|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
They’re pretty much all open when the ships are in port.
6 December 2017|
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Response from Cschuch | Reviewed this property |
It’s a short walk from the cruise piers. Shops are open and great opportunities for photos
13 March 2017|
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