I’ve cruised Alaska a dozen times and would gladly do so again. There are six Alaska cruises that would make my list for 2019, and one that would not.
What are Alaska cruise tours, and why should I take one? We look at which lines offer Alaska cruise tours, and what makes them so unique and perfect for new and experienced visitors alike.
This year, ultra-luxury line Seabourn offered its first cruises to Alaska in 15 years. What’s in store for Seabourn Alaska 2018? Back in June, I hopped aboard the 450-guest Seabourn Sojourn in Vancouver to see what the line had to offer on a 12-day voyage up to Seward. Having cruise to Alaska almost a dozen times… [Read More]
It’s hard to believe, but this year’s Alaska cruise season will be drawing to a close in just a few short months. Odd as it may sound, this is actually the best time to start looking forward to the 2017 Alaska cruise season, for the simple reason that the itineraries are in place, most staterooms… [Read More]
Alaska is one of the quintessential cruise destinations. Every year between April and October, thousands of passengers sail the scenic Inside Passage to ports like Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway from Vancouver, Seattle and San Francisco. Many of the cruise ships sailing to Alaska, however, are large, mainstream megaships. These typically carry thousands of guests, and… [Read More]
A Journey By Land And Sea Is The Best Way To See This Great State Alaska. It’s the largest of the United States by area, but also the least densely populated, meaning much of this great state remains largely as it always has been: a land of immense natural beauty, untouched by the ravages of… [Read More]
Nearly every single cruise itinerary sailing to Alaska will call on the “Big Three” ports of call: Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway. Collectively, they represent some of the most well-known locales in Southeast Alaska, routinely receiving hundreds of thousands of cruise ship passengers each and every summer. But some of Alaska’s most memorable ports of call… [Read More]
Trouble viewing the slideshow? Click here to view on Flickr. How do you recap a trip where every day was comprised of peak experiences, sometimes multiple peak experiences? How do you write about a journey to a place that seems nearly as remote as Mars, a region that for me was on the other side of… [Read More]