Explore the unspoiled and pristine wilderness ofAlaska. Whether by sea cruiseor by land, Alaska's natural beauty will leave you both amazed andinspired.
By sea you can catch a glimpse of the picturesque coastlines, stunning glacial formations, and once in a lifetime sights such ashumpbacks breaching the frigid waters in Prince William Sound. Travel through the Inside Passage and prepareto be captivated at every turn by the beauty that makes Alaska one of the topcruising destinations in the world.
Land Tours provide the perfect opportunity toget an inside look at the incredible cultural legacy of Alaska—from the TotemHeritage Center in Ketchikan to the Last Chance Mining Museum inJuneau. Visit Anchorage, the state'smost populated city, and experience the wild side of Alaska at the AlaskaWildlife Conservation Center, or take an excursion to Redoubt Bay towitness bears in their natural habitats.
Cities & Ports in Alaska
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Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska, certainlyhas multiple personalities. Just outsidethe cruise port you will find rows of touristy shops and restaurants, but headbeyond there to experience the 'real' Anchorage—filled with urban-style coffeeshops, brew pubs, and local galleries. Thecity is great for outdoorsy people who enjoy activities such as cycling andhiking.
Glacier Bay is one of the most picturesqueplaces you will experience on an Alaskan cruise through the InsidePassage. With photo-ops as far as theeye can see, you will pass constantly-changing glaciers, fjords, and plenty ofAlaskan wildlife.
Juneau is a very unique capital city in that itis the only state capital with no roads leading into or out of the city. In Juneau, you can check out the many museumsand learn about the history of mining in the area, which really put this cityon the map. There are also a wide varietyof shore excursions in Juneau—from whale watching, glacier viewing, or visiting alocal salmon hatchery, to taking a ride up the Mount Roberts Tramway to the1,800 foot-high station for hiking and a bite to eat at a cafe with a view!
Ketchikan holds the world's largest collectionof Northwest totems—be sure to pick up a tiny replica at one of the localsouvenir shops! Although Ketchikan getsmore rain than any other city in Alaska, it doesn't stop tourists from enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking or kayaking in the Misty Fjords.
For most cruisers, Seward acts as the port of embarkation or disembarkation. Don't let that fool you, however! There are plenty of things to do and see in this coastal town, which is located 125 miles south ofAnchorage, in Resurrection Bay. Seward isthe gateway to the Kenai Fjords National Park, where you can kayak and seemajestic Alaskan wildlife in their natural habitat. It is also the start of the famousIditarod dogsled race. Go ahead, join in a fun, family-friendly dog sledding adventure and learn about the history ofthe race!
Interested in whale watching? Check out this video of our Alaskan whale watching trip in 2013: