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The 49th State, the largest in the U.S., is perfect for cruisers, with numerous opportunities to appreciate its vast natural beauty. Sail along the Inside Passage to visit the immense ice formations of Glacier Bay and Icy Strait, as well popular ports such as Ketchikan, Skagway and Juneau, the only U.S. state capital that's not accessible by car. Or travel further north to the Kenai Peninsula and nearby Anchorage, a perfect jumping off point for cruisetours to Denali, Fairbanks and Canada's Yukon. Maybe you'll see a bear!
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79% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Juneau -> Glacier Bay -> Sitka -> Ketchikan -> Victoria -> Seattle
73% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Vancouver -> Inside Passage (Cruising) -> Tracy Arm -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Glacier Bay -> Ketchikan -> Inside Passage (Cruising) -> Vancouver
80% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Vancouver -> Inside Passage (Cruising) -> Tracy Arm -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Glacier Bay -> Ketchikan -> Inside Passage (Cruising) -> Vancouver
75% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Glacier Bay -> Ketchikan -> Victoria -> Seattle
77% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Sawyer Glacier (Cruising) -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> Victoria -> Seattle
Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, has many personalities. A cruise ...
Glacier Bay
Photos don't do justice for Glacier Bay National Park. One of the ...
Haines
If you loved the TV show "Northern Exposure," you'll love Haines. ...
Homer
Homer, "the end of the road," is located about 200 miles from ...
Icy Strait
The creation of Alaska's newest cruise port, Icy Strait, represents a ...
Juneau
Juneau, often described as America's most unusual state capital, is ...
Ketchikan
Misty Ketchikan, the rainiest town in southeast Alaska, is known as ...
Petersburg
Take a snapshot of Petersburg, Alaska, and show it to your friends. ...
Prince Rupert
The port city of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada, is actually ...
Seattle
Long before the Starbucks franchise was a glimmer in its creator's ...
Seward
Seward is a picturesque harbor town sporting the catchy motto "Alaska ...
Sitka
Over the centuries, Sitka -- easily Alaska's most exotic port -- has ...
Skagway
In 1897, gold stampeders from all over the world arrived in Skagway ...
Vancouver
It's not hard to understand why Vancouver is so appealing. This ...
Victoria
Wrapped around the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is a ...
Whittier
Where? You're forgiven if you've never before heard of Whittier. ...
Wrangell
Unlike other ports along Alaska's Inside Passage, Wrangell is one of ...
If you are reading this, chances are that you: (1) recently sailed this ship and itinerary and want to know how others felt about the cruise or (2) you are thinking about sailing this ship and/or itinerary. Before you read any further, if you are ... Read more
Excellent hiepdng
08/15
All of the staff are excellent, smiling whenever you have eyes contact with them. Not just your room, everywhere is clean. The entertainment is great. I skipped some keys entertainment such as casino, dancing, wine drinking because I never do it ... Read more
I first have to say that after our last experience on the Sky, we had lower expectations this time around. We completely avoided the spa as we found the pressure to purchase all the "extras" was irritating and didn't want to be bothered ... Read more
08/15
Pacific Princess was amazing. Clean, friendly ship with very, very good food. We took a "mini suite" because it was us and 2 kids - the bathroom was spacious by cruise standards and the shower pressure amazing! We enjoyed the informational ... Read more
08/15
Sailed on the Ruby Princess, first time on this ship, 5th cruise with Princess. The ship is beautiful if in need of a few repairs here and there. Ketchikan Sea Cycle riding out in bay was superb. Juneau Whale watching most excellent. ... Read more
WONDERFUL ALASKA CRUISE drumming cruisers
08/15
Embarkation in Seattle was 15 minutes from check in at 11:30 to boarding ship. Ate lunch at O'sheehans. Chicken pot pie was wonderful! My DH had the burger and thought it was great. cabins were ready at 1pm, 1st time we have had had ocean view, ... Read more
Noordam to Alaska! Landlubber54
08/15
We just returned from a 7-day Alaskan round trip cruise out of Vancouver. The cruise took us (in this order) to Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay State Park and Ketchikan, taking the Inside Passage on the way up and back. We had fair weather the entire ... Read more
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