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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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81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> Victoria -> Seattle
75% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Glacier Bay -> Ketchikan -> Victoria -> Seattle
76% Loved It
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Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Sawyer Glacier (Cruising) -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> Victoria -> Seattle
74% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Juneau -> Skagway -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Victoria -> Seattle
82% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Seattle -> Cruising -> Ketchikan -> Juneau -> Tracy Arm -> Skagway -> Inside Passage -> 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 ...
My wife and I booked the 7 night Tracy Arm Fjord cruise out of Vancouver, BC. Finding the Cruise terminal was beyond me. My sister drove us and we passed it 5 times before we asked a constable for directions. We were right outside the entrance at ... Read more
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06/15
My husband and I have had a life-long dream to cruise Alaska. BUT... which cruise line??? Then after doing some research, we knew we wanted a small ship cruise. BUT... which small ship cruise? The more we read about them, the more confused we got. ... Read more
Our balcony view room, next to our travel-mates, was wonderful! Every vista was jaw-dropping! (Did you know that most glaciers are BLUE!??) The main dining room was 4+ out of 5. The food was really good, but our HOSTS/ WAITERS were what made dinner ... Read more
A wonderful trip of a lifetime. ConstantTraveller77
08/14
This was a father/son trip. My son was 7yo at the time of the cruise, and I was 36. We departed from Seattle, the Marriott Waterfront hotel is directly across the street and was an easy walk for us to make. The cruise ship had it's +'s and-'s. The ... Read more
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
08/14
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
05/14
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
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