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Getting to Alaska by Ferry

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The Alaska Marine Highway is Relaxed, Flexible
The state-owned ferry system is called a "Marine Highway" because it provides vital year-round transportation service for many Alaskan communities - and it sails through some truly breathtaking scenery.WHO:Alaska Marine Highway SystemWHAT:Round-trip or one-way, with or without a vehicleWHERE:--Over 30 ports (Inside Passage, Gulf of Alaska, and Aleutian Islands)--Depart northbound from Bellingham, Washington and Prince Rupert, British ColumbiaWHEN:Year-roundHOW:--Make reservations online or by phone: 800-642-0066, reservations early, especially for cabinsWHY:--Affordable--Informal, relaxed atmosphere--Flexibility to stop for a day or more if you want to explore an area--Incredible coastal sceneryTIME:Plan on 4 days to cruise the Inside Passage, and 7 days to reach Prince William Sound ports. Schedule extra days to take advantage ot stopover privileges.For more information about the Alaska State Ferry please refer to Transportation By Sea

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