Category: cruise tips

Cruising Glacier Bay

Often the highlight of any Alaska cruise, a visit to Glacier Bay National Park shows the best of Alaska. Cruisers get very close to calving glaciers and within view of all sorts of wildlife. The 3.3 million acres of this park showcase Alaska nature at its finest.  Fjords, mountains, rainforests, wildlife and...

Skagway Alaska

What’s not to love about Skagway? I can’t count how many times I have been there, yet, I learn something new each and every time and also try to discover a new place. Skagway felt much like a ghost town, due to the late-season arrival of Norwegian Jewel. Many of the shops...

A Day in Juneau

Juneau may be the capital of Alaska, but it is definitely not Alaska’s largest nor most accessible city. Let me clarify this, Juneau is actually the second largest city by area in the USA. That includes both land and water area, but definitely don’t expect a large developed downtown area, nor large...

North to Alaska

A recent report from Cruise Industry News suggests that 2018 is predicted to set a record for the cruise season. In light of that news, I will continue my Alaska series. It’s definitely not too soon to book your Alaska cruise for 2018. Typically, there are two options for cruising Alaska –...