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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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75% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Glacier Bay -> Ketchikan -> Victoria -> Seattle
75% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Sawyer Glacier (Cruising) -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> Victoria -> Seattle
72% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Vancouver -> Inside Passage (Cruising) -> Icy Strait -> Hubbard Glacier -> Juneau -> Ketchikan -> Inside Passage (Cruising) -> Vancouver
79% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Vancouver -> Inside Passage (Cruising) -> Juneau -> Tracy Arm -> Skagway -> Glacier Bay -> Ketchikan -> Inside Passage (Cruising) -> Vancouver
82% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Juneau -> Tracy Arm -> 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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
This was our first cruise ever, so we did not know what to expect, though Cruise Critic was a good source of information. Overall, we were disappointed. The crew seemed tired and, in general, were not very helpful (perhaps understandable as this was ... Read more
Is this the way it is now? FLtravelers Cruising
01/15
We haven't cruised in 10 years. Before that we cruised the Caribbean frequently. Had great food, fun little touches like towel animals, Grand Buffet, elegant atriums, formal night was formal, great deck & viewing areas and super friendly staff. ... Read more
Awesome Cruise wardsister
01/15
My husband and I celebrated our 35th Wedding Anniversary with an Alaskan Cruise. We have cruised with Norwegian in Hawaii and Bahamas; Disney to the Bahamas; and Carnival to Canada. We did the Vancouver Round Trip Cruise to Alaska on the Sun. We ... Read more
01/15
My wife and I did the end of season Seattle departure/Vancouver disembark voyage. We enjoyed the main buffet food. There was always a tremendous selection and good quality. We opted for the dining package, eating dinner in different restaurant ... Read more
A Really Good Week! teddybear43sr
12/14
This was my 4th Princess Cruise but first time too Alaska. A balcony cabin is a must on an Alaskan Cruise. The temps in Alaska are quite cold in the July so bundle up. If you don't have a balcony you get a reserved seat on deck and a blanket. The ... Read more
12/14
The Volendam excelled once again. We took the opportunity to upgrade into a Neptune Suite for this cruise. We had already sailed on all decks of the Voledam and the Neptune Suite was the final class of room for us to try. The room was more than ... Read more
Average Cruise mccarthydem
12/14
Our cruise was lovely. Our cabin steward was wonderful as well as all the staff we came in contact with. The food was lacking both in the main dining room and the lido deck. The main dining room food was cool when it arrived at our table. My ... Read more
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