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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
85% 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. ...
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 ...
Before we booked I joined Cruise Critic and was glad I did....I was disappointed with some negative comments regarding the age of the ship...First these ships are made of steel and any sailor knows that rust can show up over night. I found the ship ... Read more
05/15
This was our first cruise to Alaska and our first cruise on HAL. Over all it was a wonderful experience, one that I will never forget. We cruised out of Seattle. Flew in the day before. We used a taxi service to get to the hotel. We were at hotel, ... Read more
05/15
Started our holiday with 5 nights in San Francisco and had a late boarding due to uncontrollable circumstances. Having cruised with Oceania before we expected a great experience and weren't disappointed. The food (in our opinion) is the best ... Read more
Loved Alaska et101
05/15
Spent 2 1/2 days in Seattle prior to cruise and loved it. So much to do and see. Purchased City Passes and did everything. Saved a ton of money by doing that. Stayed at The Mediterrean Inn which was nice. Got to see Mt. Rainer on the day we ... Read more
Alaskan Beauty! marelind
05/15
We are an early 60’s couple. This was our 12th NCL cruise, and we cruise exclusively in suites. *DH has COPD so I will include some information about cruising with oxygen and/or disability. Pre-cruise - We flew to Vancouver the day before ... Read more
Trip of a Lifetime Sharon Thomson
05/15
This was my first cruise and it was wonderful from start to finish. My daughter treated us and came with us so we had a penthouse on the 11th floor. The cabin was lovely and very roomy. We had a butler called Jennifer who brought us treats twice a ... Read more
05/15
ROOM We had a mini suite on deck 10 and had not complaints about the room, with the exception of the steward not hooking the divider between the balcony to our left. (sure it had been opened for the last cruise) and ours and it banged all ... Read more
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