The airport has Avis (tel. 800/230-4898 or 907/966-2404; and North Star Rent-a-Car (tel. 800/722-6927 or 907/966-2552;

The Visitor Transit Bus operated by the Sitka Tribal Tours makes a continuous circuit of the sites from May to September when large cruise ships are in town. The fare is $5 round-trip or $10 all day.

Bike rental makes a good deal of sense in Sitka. Yellow Jersey Cycle Shop, 329 Harbor Dr., right across from the Centennial Hall downtown (tel. 907/747-6317;, rents quality bikes for $25 a day.

The Singing Cabbie -- Hank Moore, of Hank's Cab (tel. 907/747-8888;, can drive you around, like any taxi driver, but, if you ask, he offers something more. For $25 to $35 per person, he offers a tour of Sitka's Russian and natural history, including a scenic stop where he pulls out his guitar and performs. Hank's a good blues/folk musician with two CDs out, and he can really sing.


Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.