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Lodging in the Rainforest Islands

From romantic B&B’s to luxurious wilderness lodges to remote cabins, Alaska’s Rainforest Islands have accommodations to fit every taste and budget. Ready to plan your trip? Complete a quick form and a local outfitter will contact you soon.


Prefer the full-service convenience of a hotel? You’ll find lovely accommodations throughout Alaska’s Rainforest Islands. Many offer breakfast or an in-house restaurant and most include a refrigerator and microwave in-room. In Petersburg and Wrangell, you have a selection of properties, some with stunning waterfront views. On Prince of Wales Island there are full-service hotels in Craig, and plenty of other options such as cabins or B&B’s in other communities. In Kake the main lodge, Keex’ Kwan Lodge, is owned by the federally recognized tribal Village of Kake.

Bed and Breakfasts

Want to discover the true personality of Alaska’s Rainforest Islands? Then staying in a local bed and breakfast is a great option. In fact, Petersburg has the distinction of being a Top 10 Bed and Breakfast Town by CNN Travel. You’ll find many options all throughout the Rainforest Islands, offering everything from traditional cozy rooms in unique homes, independent apartments, stand-alone cabins and everything in between. Most have modern amenities with wi-fi, flat screen TV’s and, of course, breakfast.

Wilderness Lodges

Because outdoor sport activities reign supreme in Alaska’s Rainforest Islands, most wilderness lodges in this area include world-class fishing and/or hunting as part of the package. Most are located in a waterfront location, with stunning views and amazing wildlife viewing to sweeten the mix. Expect great meals, guided services, comfortable accommodation and lots and lots of photo opportunities.

USFS Public Use Cabins

One of the more unique lodging options in Alaska’s Rainforest Islands goes hand in hand with exploring the Tongass National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service has created a massive infrastructure of public use cabins in some of the most beautiful locales. Many are located near fishing streams, hiking trails, glacial views or fresh and saltwater paddle areas. Reservations are required; expect to pay a small fee, but the experience is worth it!