But, you could have some real solitude.
If needing begining of Nov, there is the Sitka whale fest. http://www.sitkawhalefest.org/
Haines has the eagle fest- http://www.baldeaglefestival.org/
Northern Lights could be beautiful, if you want some time in Alaska. Chena Hot Springs is an option?? http://www.chenahotsprings.com/
The Alaska ferry runs year round. All cruises are over by the end of Sept.