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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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76% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Glacier Bay -> Ketchikan -> Victoria -> Seattle
79% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Juneau -> Glacier Bay -> Sitka -> Ketchikan -> Victoria -> Seattle
83% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> Victoria -> Seattle
78% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Sawyer Glacier (Cruising) -> 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 ...
THE PROS: Cruise embarkation & disembarkation ran smoothly. Easy access to ground transfer services. Exemplary weather in Alaska for mid-May. Sunny, 60's all ports INCLUDING Seattle & Ketchikan where it 'always rains' according to ... Read more
Worst Cruise Yet! Zoeyjilli
05/15
Had been on the Ruby when she first came out and loved it! This time it was a disaster! Took family to Alaska on this cruise which was the 6th for husband and myself but first for family! They were so excited to see Sawyer Glacier but captain ... Read more
We were on the May 7th to 17th sailing aboard the NCL Pearl to Alaska and really enjoyed it. This was my 10th cruise, (2nd with NCL) and my husband's 7th, (1st with NCL). We arrived in Vancouver, BC a day ahead and stayed at the Century Plaza Hotel ... Read more
05/15
We just returned from 10 days cruising Alaska and BC and had an amazing time! The Norwegian Sun is by far the most affordable option so it was possible for our family of 4 to enjoy a private balcony and view humpbacks, glaciers, a volcano and ... Read more
We were on the May 2-9, 2015 Alaska cruise which was the first Alaska cruise of 2015 for this ship. We were also the first ship to dock in Juneau; the first ship to cruise Glacier Bay; the first ship to dock in Sitka and the first cruise to Alaska ... Read more
Disappointed on Westerdam babbs60cruiser
05/15
First let me say that this was my very first cruise! I am 54 and my sisters finally convinced me to try cruising. Alaska was our destination which I have also never been to. They are avid long time cruisers and my expectations of this trip were ... Read more
There were many good things on my NCL Pearl cruise, including the helpful, friendly staff and stewards. But the good points are not what you need to hear to determine if cruise is for you. You expect the trip to be fantastic, and it was, but ... Read more
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