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therealsherlock's Port Reviews of Ketchikan, Juneau, Icy Strait, Skagway, Seward
Celebrity Millennium cruise in May 2011
Member Name: therealsherlock
Cruise Date: May 2011
Embarkation: Vancouver
Destination: Alaska
Member Review: therealsherlock's Celebrity Millennium Review
Ketchikan
Port Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
A nice port where you dock right at town. Jewelry stores abound. The Creek Street area is a cool place to visit.



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Juneau
Port Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
Again jewelry stores abound.


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Icy Strait
Port Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
Icy Strait is a nice quiet change. Here you must tender to shore but it is no big deal. It is only a two minute ride. Icy Strait has the long but very expensive zip line, a couple of places to eat, trails to walk on and a beach to hike on. You can also walk or ride a couple of miles to Hoonah a small town. There is an excellent museum right on the dock displaying mostly fishing exhibits and local history.



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Skagway
Port Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
Skagway is a cute little town with fewer jewelry stores than the other two towns. At Skagway you have a bit of a walk in to town - maybe 10 minutes. Skagway is cute with horse draw carts and costume drivers rolling around town.



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Seward
Port Rating: 3.0 out of 5+
Seward is the end of the line. It is not so designed around cruise ship tourists. Once off the ship it is a 10 minute walk to shops. There is a free town shuttle bus that will make a 20 minute loop around town and pick you up and drop you off at specified locations. We made the loop just to see the whole town.



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