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Alaska Cruise Planning Tips

Glacier Bay Alaska The best Alaska cruise tips center around weather, time of year and things to do.

Best Time to Cruise to Alaska

Best time to cruise to Alaska The best time to cruise Alaska depends on both warm temperatures and a lower risk of rain.

Alaskan Cruises Embrace Nature

Anguilla photo Alaskan cruises provide thousands of miles of glaciers, mountains and wildlife.

Free Alaska Cruise Attractions

Some people don’t want to spend hundreds if not thousands of dollars are Alaskan cruise shore excursions. They want just free attractions.

Whittier Cruise Port Tips

The small cruise port of Whittier Alaska is that first or last stop for many Alaska cruise.

Seattle Cruise Port Tips

The Seattle embarkation port for Alaska cruises that head north in many ways is just as good as Vancouver.

Sitka Cruise Port Tips

The Sitka cruise port stands out from other Inside Passage communities for its strong Russian heritage.

Whale Watching Excursions

Whale watching excursion Whale watching on an Alaska cruise is a big game of chance. Travelers may see a breach, a spout, a tail or nothing at all.

Weather Forecasts


Cruise Kayak Excursions

Alaska Our Alaska cruise kayak excursion had an intimidating start.

Alaska Cruise Packing Tips

What to pack on an Alaskan cruise includes both shorts and warm clothing. That advice may sound odd, but Alaska cruise weather is a bit odd itself.

Shore Excursion Tips

We have learned from many cruises the importance of setting a budget for excursions before we go.

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