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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
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Tracy Arm -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Inside Passage -> Cruising -> Victoria -> Seattle
81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Puget Sound (Cruising) -> Seattle -> Cruising -> Juneau -> Sitka -> Ketchikan -> Victoria -> Seattle
80% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Anchorage -> Cruising -> Skagway -> Juneau -> Ketchikan -> Cruising -> Vancouver
79% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Vancouver -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> College Fjord (Cruising) -> Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, has many personalities. A cruise ...
Dawson City (Yukon)
With its mix of charming historic buildings and bright new ones ...
Denali National Park and Preserve
Often found on pre- or post-cruise tours to Alaska's interior, Denali ...
Glacier Bay
Photos don't do justice for Glacier Bay National Park. One of the ...
If you loved the TV show "Northern Exposure," you'll love Haines. ...
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, often described as America's most unusual state capital, is ...
Misty Ketchikan, the rainiest town in southeast Alaska, is known as ...
Known as the Emerald Isle of Alaska, Kodiak is one of the state's ...
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 ...
The largest and most densely populated city in Washington State, ...
Seward is a picturesque harbor town sporting the catchy motto "Alaska ...
Over the centuries, Sitka -- easily Alaska's most exotic port -- has ...
In 1897, gold stampeders from all over the world arrived in Skagway ...
It's not hard to understand why Vancouver is so appealing. This ...
Wrapped around the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is a ...
Whitehorse (Yukon)
Whitehorse, the capital city of Canada's Yukon Territory, is the ...
Where? You're forgiven if you've never before heard of Whittier. ...
Unlike other ports along Alaska's Inside Passage, Wrangell is one of ...
Alaska Cruise 2016 jdwoznicki
We decided to go on an Alaska cruise a few months ahead of time and chose Norwegian cruise line because of the freestyle dining. We had bee on a cruise before where we were told where and when to eat and did not enjoy it. NCL was great with the ... Read more
We took this cruise 25 years ago (but on the Westerdam) and what we found interesting was that we paid the same dollar amount. This knowledge couldn't help but be a factor. That it could be done at all for the same price seemed amazing, so we ... Read more
We chose this line to go with our friends it was our first time on Holland America. I probably not go on this cruise line again we had a nice trip because of our friends not because of the cruise line. The first night it took us 25 minutes to get ... Read more
I had always heard the Alaska cruise was wonderful and wanted to experience the raw beauty of Alaska. It is gorgeous and pristine. I traveled with a friend as our husband's did not want to go. We decided to spend two days in Seattle previous to the ... Read more
I have been on 9 cruises. 2 Royal Carribean, 1 Regent, 2 Holland America, 2 Carnival, and 2 Norwegian. We had a terrible time 2 years ago on the Norwegian Epic. But we wrote and shared our concerns and they gave us some credit (not much) to come ... Read more

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Trip of a Lifetime garyduran
Embarkation and disembarkation went very smooth. The ship was wonderful and filled with fun activities, people, and perfect opportunities to make lifelong memories with the family. We watched movies from the pool in the evening, competed in fun ... Read more
To preface, we were on the 8/19 Seven Night Alaska Cruise. I was with my family (parents are in 50s, 2 children in 20s). This was our second cruise ever, the first being a six night Caribbean cruise with NCL. We were in an Aqua Class cabin which ... Read more
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