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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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82% Loved It
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Puget Sound (Cruising) -> Seattle -> Cruising -> Juneau -> Sitka -> Ketchikan -> Victoria -> Seattle
82% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Tracy Arm -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Inside Passage -> Cruising -> Victoria -> Seattle
80% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Vancouver -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> College Fjord (Cruising) -> Anchorage
79% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Vancouver -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> College Fjord (Cruising) -> Anchorage
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 ...
Kodiak
Known as the Emerald Isle of Alaska, Kodiak is one of the state's ...
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
The largest and most densely populated city in Washington State, ...
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 ...
I thought a cruise was a great way to explore Alaska and to see the Glacier. I wish that Royal Caribbean International would of included a day to explore the city at the port.The speaker in the cabin to hear the captain speak doesn't work in the ... Read more
This was a really great cruise for the wife and I. This was our fifth cruise but our first one to Alaska and it rocked! It was our third cruise with NCL, second time with the ultimate beverage package, and first time with the “free” ... Read more
This was our 1st and unfortunately last NCL experience. We had a good time cause that's what we do, but NCL could have made it much better. Embarking and debarkation were the best, otherwise we were disappointed. - Room service was not ... Read more
I'm not sure where to begin... the food or the constant Sewer smell? My husband and I have cruised to Alaska 2 years ago with Celebrity Solstice and being on this ship was hell compared to our last trip. I don't typically write reviews and it ... Read more
07/16
This was my 6th cruise. But 1st cruise with Princess. We went on this cruise with 23 family members. It was to celebrate my dad's birthday. The trip itself was great. So fun to be with family and the fact that we had 3 of our cabins all next door to ... Read more

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While we LOVED Alaksa and the excursions, we are seasoned cruisers that were very disappointed with the boat. -Ship was understaffed. See below as we think that most issues were due to not enough staff: -Public restrooms on the ship were very ... Read more
Lots of Fun! 1josh777
07/16
Our family of 5 had a great time during our Alaskan cruise on board the Explorer of the Seas. Embarkation: The port in Seattle was a mess to get into. This, of course, has nothing to do with Royal Caribbean's service but I figure I would ... Read more
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