Hoonah is the largest Tlingit village in Alaska with about 70% of its population being of native Alaskan heritage. It is located 40 air miles west of Juneau, Alaska on Chichagof Island. Chichagof Island is the 3rd largest island in Alaska and the 5th largest in the United States. The island has the largest brown bear population in the world, approximately 3 bears per square mile. Summertime provides up to 19 hours of daylight which accommodates plenty of time for outdoor activities. Much of Hoonah’s economy is based on both fishing and tourism in the summer time.
More information on Hoonah can be found on the City of Hoonah’s website. The Wind ‘N Sea Inn has relationships with local tour operators and can provide discounts for its guests.
Take a look at some of the wildlife you could see on you visit to Hoonah, Alaska.