Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Sitka

Enjoy the history and other features of Sitka. This scenic city is known for its hiking, fishing and wildlife. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Sitka

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Sitka a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alaska Raptor Center (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Fortress of the Bear (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sitka

Fly into Sitka, AK (SIT), the closest airport, located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Angoon, AK (AGN-Angoon Seaplane Base), which is 34.2 mi (55.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Sitka?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 54 house rentals around Sitka. From 18 Houses to 5 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Sitka is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Sitka?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Sitka. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sea Mountain Golf Course: 48 home rentals
  • Russian-American Building #29: 49 home rentals
  • Sitka Sound Science Center: 48 home rentals
  • Heart Lake Trail: 45 home rentals
  • St. Michael's Cathedral: 49 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sitka listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sitka?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 18 Houses in Sitka. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sitka include:

  • Cabins: 5 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 25 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 5 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Sitka?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 29 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Sitka.