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Getting to Alaska by Cruise

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Cruises are Convenient, All-Inclusive

Sail the world-famous Inside Passage aboard a ship that meets your personal needs, interests, and a budget. But these are not "typical" cruises designed around shuffleboard and swimming pools. Here the focus is on whales, bald eagles, Russian legacy, Gold Rush history, Native cultures, and spectacular coastal scenery.WHO:Large cruise lines and small specialty ship companiesWHAT:Round-trip or one-wayWHERE:--Inside Passage and Gulf of Alaska--Depart northbound Seattle, Washington or Vancouver, British Columbia--Depart southbound Juneau, Ketchikan, Seward, Skagway, WhittierWHEN:May through SeptemberHOW:--Use a travel agent--Reserve online--Contact cruise lines directlyWHO:--Convenient - unpack just once--All-inclusive pricing--The cruise line handles the logistics and details of travel for youTIME:Allow 4 days to reach Inside Passage destinations; or 7 days for cruises that reach ports around Prince William Sound (Seward, Whittier, Valdez)For cruiselines and agencies that book cruises please see Transportation By Sea

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