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]
Cycling Through History in Skagway and Dyea Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Today, Princess Cruises’ Star Princess arrived at our first port of call since setting sail from Seward three days ago: Skagway, Alaska. In 1896, Skagway was nothing more than a few modest trapper’s cabins. By 1897, it was a rapidly expanding town and by… [Read More]
Our Journey With Princess Cruises Is One For the Books Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Today, Princess Cruises’ Star Princess is docked in Ketchikan, Alaska. As you might expect, the city’s famous “liquid sunshine” is living up to its name. But almost incredibly, today is the first day of rain we’ve had here after nine… [Read More]