Alaska Cruises 2018 - 2019
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Unearth the magnificence of nature on a cruise vacation to Alaska. Journey through rugged snowy mountain ranges, behold spectacular arctic glaciers and meander lush forests in some of the most blissfully remote environments on Earth. Voyage through the stunning Inside Passage or spot icebergs, bears, moose or whales as you cruise through the iconic Tracy Arm Fjord. With its fascinating flora, exotic fauna and charming local cultures, Alaska will seduce you with its mysterious allure.
Aside from a spectacular wilderness, there is so much to explore in Alaska. Visit the charming gold rush town of Skagway, wander adorable historic townships like Juneau, ponder native heritage in Ketchikan, appreciate historic totems in Totem Bight State Historic Park or witness the majestic Northern Lights from Fairbanks. Alaska cruises depart from a variety of ports, including Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver, Seward and Whittier.
Named after Captain George Vancouver, Vancouver has been voted as the best city for quality of life for two years in a row. This vibrant city is located in southwestern Canada between the Pacific Ocean and the Coastal Mountain ranges and offers an exciting range of interesting attractions, quirky districts and fascinating cultural heritage to discover.Highlights of Vancouver
- Visit the historic Steam Clock and indie bar scene in the edgy Gastown district
- Sample delectable local seafood in the historical Grandville Island district, which is filled with charming boutiques, cute cafes and quirky art galleries
- Fall in love with Vancouver’s natural charm from Stanley Park’s historic seawall
Ketchikan is a small fishing town in southeast Alaska known as the “salmon capital of the world.” All five species of native Pacific salmon can be found here, and visitors won’t want to pass up the opportunity to dine on fresh-caught fish, crab and oysters in one of its many restaurants. The area also boasts a rich cultural history of Alaska Natives, housing the world’s largest collection of totem poles and the opportunity to learn about local tribes at the Totem Heritage Center. Adventurous travelers will relish the opportunity to make an excursion into the rugged Alaskan wilderness by land, by sea or by air.Highlights of Ketchikan
- Discover magnificent waterfalls and breathtaking views at the nearby Misty Fjords National Monument
- Explore Alaska Native culture at the town’s Native American museums and art galleries
- Enjoy fresh seafood year-round
Juneau is nestled at the base of Mount Roberts in Alaska’s picturesque mountainous southwest. Arguably the most scenic capital city in the United States of America, the city is so remote it is only reachable by plane or ship. Home to some of the world’s most impressive glaciers and variety of wildlife such as bears, bald eagles and humpback whales, Juneau is the perfect destination for adventure seekers and nature lovers.Highlights of Juneau
- Explore Juneau’s hiking trails and the magnificent Mendenhall Glacier
- Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most majestic marine life on a whale watching tour
- Witness breathtaking views of Juneau on a ride up the Mount Roberts tramway
Located at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia and a popular cruise line destination. The city maintains its British heritage with restored Victorian architecture, colorful gardens, and double-decker buses. Awarded as the most romantic city in Canada five years in a row, Victoria is the perfect cruise destinations for couples and honeymooners.Highlights of Victoria
- Explore historic landmarks such as the Royal British Columbia Museum and British Columbia parliament buildings
- Wander the 55 acres of vivid floral displays at the charming Butchart Gardens
- Visit the harbor at night, when more than 3,500 light bulbs illuminate the picturesque seafront
Photogenic Skagway is nestled in the mountainous, northernmost corner of the magnificent Inside Passage. The former gold rush town has retained much of its charm, featuring wooden boardwalks and colorful restored buildings that now part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Despite a population of just 1,000 residents, Skagway hosts over 1 million visitors each year and is home to the most photographed building in Alaska, the Arctic Brotherhood Hall.Highlights of Skagway
- Admire majestic views and historic sites of the White Pass and Yukon Route in a vintage rail car
- Explore the magnificent Lynn Canal, which at 100kms in length is North America’s longest fjord
- Walk in the footsteps of history as you hike the Chilkoot Trail
Sitka is a remote town situated on the outer edge of Alaska’s Inside Passage and is accessible only by air and sea. Framed by snow-capped mountains and rich in culture, Sitka was once known as the ‘Paris of the Pacific’. A part of Russia until as late as 1867, Sitka’s Russian influence remains in the city’s architecture, including the traditional Russian-orthodox St. Michael’s Cathedral.Highlights of Sitka
- Discover Sitka’s native heritage with Tlingit performers and their traditional story telling dance
- Play golf at the Sea Mountain Golf Course and enjoy spectacular views of Mt. Edgecumbe and Sitka’s Harbor
- Spot humpback whales and celebrate the region’s rich marine environment at the Sitka Whalefest
Big, beautiful and breathtaking. Truth: this is not your typical Caribbean or Hawaiian cruise – this is the Last Frontier! The allure of adventure merges seamlessly in Alaska’s wild beauty. The largest state in the USA and its natural beauty overwhelm the senses like few other places on this planet. From the North America’s highest mountain Mt. McKinley and crystal clear lakes to glacier-filled fjords of Glacier Bay National Park and humpback whales. Far away, rurally isolated and wildly bountiful. Alaska is a voyager’s dilemma. Alaska cruises offered by various cruise lines is the most memorable way to experience the legendary history of the 49th state. Cruises to Alaska are easily combined with an adventure on Vancouver Island, Canada.
Interested in cruising to Alaska?Alaska is a vast land – filled with inspiring scenery, wildlife, a multitude of recreational activities for all ages and a lot of unique opportunities that only indigenous Alaskans know about. Pick our cruise that explores the sights of the North Pacific Ocean coast, enjoy whale watching and unspoiled wilderness. Juneau, the capital of Alaska, is a destination bursting with excitement. In Juneau, it is all about the unique landscapes that provide habitat for black bears, bald eagles, and mountain goats. If you are lucky, you may see humpback whales or killer orcas swim past your cruiser. Juneau does get some long, cold winters. But the locals have learned to make the best of them, snowshoeing, ice skating and crabbing! Blessed with one of the most exciting food scenes in Alaska, Juneau brims with temples dedicated to Alaskan snow crab. You will find irresistible seafood shacks along the cruise ship berths. The real state’s highlights are concentrated in Misty Fjords National Monument, Ketchikan. Miles of untouched wilderness, icy blue lakes, waterfalls, and glacial valleys filled with Alaskan character, adventure and the scenery you came looking for. Ketchikan’s area is so beautiful that was named as “The Yosemite of the North”. The town guarantees wildlife watching opportunities and panoramic vistas of 3000 feet sheer granite walls that rise from the ocean.
Where to go in Alaska?Almost every cruise includes a visit to a tidewater glacier and cobalt blue icebergs. Other popular destinations in Alaska include Skagway, a gold-rush town, and Sitka, the most beautiful city in southeast Alaska, which is also a heart of the Russian influence.
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