Day 19: Prince Rupert, BC to Ketchikan, AK by Ferry

Miles today:  97 (by ferry, six hours) / Total miles: 4869Day 19

Many in the queue have been through this before, being full time RV-ers who spend half of each year in Alaska,  and have remarkable patience for the process.

Lining up three hours early for the 3pm ferry to Ketchikan. Many in the queue have been through this before, being full time RV-ers who spend half of each year in Alaska, and have remarkable patience for the process.

Finally pulling away from the dock in Prince Rupert.

Finally pulling away from the dock in Prince Rupert.

The Alaska Marine Highway is the only state run all-water MARINE "highway" in the country.

The Alaska Marine Highway is the only state run all-water MARINE “highway” in the country.

Approaching Ketchikan harbor.

Approaching Ketchikan harbor.

 

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Our campsite is a bit ramshackle-- but made up for by being right ont the edge of the channel.  We are parked in our spot for the next for days, and this is our view out the front window.

Our campsite is a bit ramshackle– but made up for by being right ont the edge of the channel. We are parked in our spot for the next for days, and this is our view out the front window.