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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
76% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Glacier Bay -> Ketchikan -> Victoria -> Seattle
78% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Sawyer Glacier (Cruising) -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> Victoria -> Seattle
83% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> Victoria -> Seattle
84% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Puget Sound (Cruising) -> Seattle -> Cruising -> Tracy Arm (Cruising) -> Juneau -> Sitka -> Ketchikan -> 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 ...
06/15
This is the fourth cruise we have taken, just about one every 8-9 years. Spent 2 nights in Seattle at the Inn at the Market. Weather was really nice with clear and slightly cool weather. Embarkation was pretty quick as we were on the boat within 45 ... Read more
Spent the 1st week of the HAL organised tour on land, touring from Anchorage, through the Yukon, to Skagway for a 4 night sail thru Glacier Bay etc to Vancouver. A few hits, a few misses on the land portion of the tour (eg - bus load of hungry ... Read more
All Washed Out da resort
06/15
Ship could use some big time updating. Bathrooms were ancient. Plumbing issue on first morning (early) caused flooding of cabin. Maintenance came and asked us to leave the room while they made repairs. Water spilt over from the bathroom into the ... Read more
We had never taken a cruise before but i'm glad we did!! We chose to go to Alaska to see the beauty and we were never disappointed. Bingo was a lot of fun. The jokes during bingo got old if you did it several times over the cruise but the crew ... Read more
We have cruised with Princess 7 previous times and this was our first HAL cruise. Overall I can say I would recommend Hal to friends. I would say that HAL is more for the cruiser who prefers to pass time quietly rather than participate in ... Read more
06/15
I'm confined to a wheelchair since age 12. I can use my arms in my manual chair. I've been on other ships, but the crown princess was not friendly. The people were all nice and the food was great. But could i get in any adult areas.. Like the pool ... Read more
I am going to sound like I work for NCL, but I have nothing but praise for the ship and my family's trip to Alaska. Pre-cruise we flew in two days early and stayed at the Hyatt Place near the Space Needle. Everything is a close walk from there, ... Read more
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