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The Landscape of Glacier Bay

A visit to Glacier Bay is one of the most common highlights when cruising in Alaska. It is one of the most diverse regions in the state, with 3.3 million acres divided into snowy mountains, beautiful glaciers, temperate rainforest, crystal … Continue reading

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What Kind of Aquatic Wildlife Will I See in Alaska?

It is widely accepted that cruising is an ideal way to experience the unique and wonderful features of Alaska. Between sailing past magnificent glaciers and snowy mountains, the scenery itself is worth the adventure alone. For many visitors, however, the … Continue reading

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Glacier Viewing Days: Hubbard Glacier and Glacier Bay National Park

Heading to Whittier to board the Crown Princess, we were relieved that we’d be unpacking only once more for the rest of our trip, but sad that we’d be leaving Jen and Mike, our Tour Director and Driver, respectively. They … Continue reading

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Visiting Glacier Bay

We’re very excited for our first group of Best of Alaska cruisetour guests to start their 12 night adventure in three days. After the activity-oriented and experience-packed land portion of the trip, they embark on a 7 night cruise from … Continue reading

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Holland America’s iPod Tour of Glacier Bay

As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Glacier Bay National Park is one of the major reasons why cruisers choose to sail a particular itinerary. To make the experience here truly unforgettable, Holland America has park naturalists come onboard early in … Continue reading

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Glacier Calving at Glacier Bay National Park

Glacier Bay National Park is one of the top places to visit on an Alaska cruise. It’s been said it’s hard to appreciate truly the serenity of the area and the amazing sight and sound of a glacier calving if … Continue reading

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A Glorious Day Cruising Glacier Bay

What a fabulous experience! Here, massive glaciers stretch from the ice-draped St. Elias and Fairweather mountain ranges to sit at the end of majestic fjords. Tidewater glaciers are rare in the world. With a perfect recipe of ocean, mountain height … Continue reading

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Top 4 Must-Visits in Alaska

What can I say? The scenery and not to mention the glaciers in Alaska are amazing! It’s hard to narrow down to only a few favourite spots. Nontheless, here are my top 4 must-visits in Alaska. 1. Glacier Bay National … Continue reading

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Alaska with Cruise Expert Billie

Cruise Expert Billie Tam got hooked on cruising at an earlier age than most. When she went on her first Alaska cruise, she was awed by the Great Land, living in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia all her life. Read on … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Our Hugely Anticipated Cruise, Part 3

This is Dirk Pool’s last guest post about his Alaska cruise this summer. You can read his other posts here. Sunday, September 4, 2011 was a day that we were going to sail into Glacier Bay to see three active … Continue reading

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