2012 Alaska Cruise Schedule

We have gathered the up-to-date information for the 2012 Alaska cruise schedules for the cruise liners such as; Princess Cruises, Holland America Lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises and Regent Seven Seas for your convenience. All of these cruise departures are one-way in nature. The northbound departures are from Vancouver, BC, and the southbound departures are from Seward, Alaska or Whittier, Alaska. Continue reading

Alaska Cruise Rail Packages

Holland AmericaComing to Alaska aboard one of many incredible Alaska cruises, cruising through the Inside Passage and visiting ports like Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, and Glacier Bay is without a doubt a once in a life time vacation experience.Alaska cruises are very popular; no other cruise on earth can match the experience of witnessing the pristine beauty of Glacier Bay, and College Fjord. Floating glaciers and marine wilderness all around, it is truly an experience one should not miss. Continue reading

Best Months to Travel Alaska

Train ride in AlaskaAlaska is a beautiful place to visit, and while our summers are short, there are some advantages and disadvantages in every month of travel:

May:

Pros: While May can be less crowded, and availability generally is not an issue.  Many hotels and activities will still be offering lower, pre-season rates to save you money. Continue reading

Fly In Hiking at Denali National Park

Denali Fly In HikingNew to the 2012 season, you can experience an amazing tour – a hike into the unspoiled beauty of Denali National Park. Your tour begins by boarding a float plane in Talkeetna, Alaska; get set to enjoy one of the most scenic flights on earth, into Denali National Park! It is a quick, but beautiful flight, and you’ll have the opportunity to view Denali from the air, (weather permitting). Your float plane will splash gently down into Lake Morraine, nestled between 2 glaciers; the Backside and Ruth Glaciers. Continue reading

Comparing Alaska Cruises

Alaska CruisesThere are a lot of different cruise lines that offer various Alaska Cruises, and many of them follow the same general itinerary.  So it can be difficult to select an Alaska Cruise simply based on an itinerary, as you still may have to choose from a few different cruise lines. So we thought we would kind of outline the style of cruising each cruise line offers, in the hopes that it might make your choice a bit easier. Continue reading