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vanman1010's Port Reviews of Ketchikan, Juneau, Seward, Icy Strait, Skagway
Radiance of the Seas cruise in July 2012
Member Name: vanman1010
Cruise Date: July 2012
Embarkation: Vancouver
Destination: Alaska
Member Review: vanman1010's Radiance of the Seas Review
Port Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
In Ketchikan, we walked around the Creek Street are. It's a beautiful and very interesting historical area that was worth the walk. We also enjoyed the Alaska Bar in Ketchikan (located right at the cruise ship port).

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Mendenhall Glacier Rating: 5+ out of 5+
Gorgeous area. Great trails that take you to salmon breeding areas. We saw lots of salmon. The Glacier is magnificent.

Mount Roberts Tramway Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
Great views, great trails atop the Glacier. We watched a very impressive movie about the history of the area and the indigenous peoples. There is an injured (and recovering) eagle on display at the top.

Rating: 5+ out of 5+
Wonderful little museum. Provides excellent viewing area (telescopes) of the Glacier.

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Port Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
Seward is the most like a regular Alaska city/town -- (ie: it was not dominated by jewellery or t-shirt stores). The Marine Centre was fantastic! The water side park is beautiful.

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Icy Strait
Port Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
Icy Straight Point isn't really a town (the tiny town is a few miles down the road from where the tender boat drops you off). However, the walk along the beach and into the woods is beautiful! They've also got a great Crab Shack on the pier. The Dungeness crab was delicious. Icy Straight Point also has a zip-line that our fellow travellers said was exhilarating.

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White Pass Scenic Railway Rating: 5+ out of 5+
We really enjoyed the White Pass Yukon railway trip in Skagway. The trip is fun, the scenery is impressive, and the landscape is awesome!

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