Alaska Inside Passage (Seattle to Juneau)
15 days with American Cruise Lines Rating:
Day 1 Seattle, WA
Seattle is a city of natural wonders and beautiful vistas. Departing from the famous Fisherman’s Terminal, your cruise begins by traveling from this lively city to the majestic waters of Puget Sound.
Day 2 Anacortes, WA
Anacortes is much warmer than its neighbors, so you can make the most of your time here. Visit Deception Pass State Park, one of the most photographed locations in Washington State. This park’s miles of scenic shoreline, serene trails, and abundant wildlife make it a rewarding destination for all visitors.
Day 3 Friday Harbor, WA
The intoxicating aromas and majestic views of Friday Harbor will electrify your senses. Explore Friday Harbor’s diverse topography from pebbly beaches to monstrous mountains and lush valleys. Take a step back in time and experience island life as it was over a century ago.
Day 4 Cruising Strait of Georgia
Witness the natural wonders and majestic beauty Strait of Georgia. From the comfort of your fully-furnished private balcony, discover the unique and biologically rich characteristics of this estuary system where hundreds of rivers flow into the sea. Along the way, delight in the locally-inspired cuisine prepared by our team of master chefs.
Day 5 Cruising Queen Charlotte Strait
Enjoy a relaxing day of cruising along the Queen Charlotte Strait, a part of the Inside Passage from Washington to Alaska. View the beauty of the Broughton Archipelago with its variety of marine mammals, including orcas, harbor seals, and sea lions. In the evening, enjoy our award-winning onboard enrichment programs presented by the area’s finest historians, naturalists, and entertainers.
Day 6 Cruising the Inside Passage
Spend the day cruising the Inside Passage on our journey to Ketchikan. As we travel through stunning forest-lined passages, witness majestic wildlife and stunning scenery from a top of American Constellation’s spacious sundeck.
Day 7 Ketchikan, AK
Ketchikan is one of Alaska’s southernmost cities and an inspirational destination. Known as the “Yosemite of the North”, Ketchikan is the gateway to Misty Fjords National Monument. Formed by glaciers and lava flows, Misty Fjords demonstrate the raw power of nature and the majestic results.
Day 8 Wrangell, AK
Explore the city of Wrangell and walk among the petroglyph carvings as you enter the "Gateway to the Stikine River." Experience the fresh flavors of salmon and halibut while freshwater fishing, view bears on the mountainside, participate in Tlingit Native culture, or stop and pick from the abundance of wild blueberries, huckleberries, and salmonberries.
Day 9 Petersburg, AK
Petersburg is a thriving fishing community with a strong Norwegian heritage. Enjoy fresh local seafood or visit many of the art galleries located in downtown Petersburg. Explore Mitkof Island, home to the largest temperate rainforest in the world.
Day 10 Tracy Arm, AK & South Sawyer Glacier
Cruise under Tracy Arm’s 1,500 foot high vertical cliffs and experience the awe and wonder of nature as hundreds of waterfalls cascade down the sides of this fjord. Admire seals in their natural habitat among the small icebergs surrounding South Sawyer Glacier. You are sure to feel serenity in the midst of this tranquil scenery, with glaciers nearly a mile wide and 20 stories tall.
Day 11 Cruising through Glacier Bay
Covering 3.3 million acres of dynamic topography, Glacier Bay is the world’s largest biosphere. It includes glaciers, temperate rainforest, and snow-capped mountain peaks. During the day you will see seals, whales, eagles, and bears, and come face-to-face with the massive glaciers.
Day 12 Haines, AK
Bald Eagles are among the most populous of over 260 species of birds in Chilkat Valley. Our onboard expert and a local guide will take you through the valley pointing out all the different species along the way. We have an extended stay in Haines to let you do a variety of things, including kayaking on Chilkoot Lake, or an afternoon of salmon fishing on a charter boat.
Day 13 Skagway, AK
Known as the “Gateway to the Yukon”, Skagway was central to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897. The restored town is true to its past with period architecture, performers, and old street cars to relive the experience of the frontier.
Day 14 Juneau, AK
Watch humpback whales frolic in the cool waters of the Gulf of Alaska. Experience Mendenhall Glacier and soar to new heights in an enclosed gondola tramway from downtown Juneau to the top of Mount Roberts. Enjoy breathtaking views of the harbor, the sea, and the mountains.
Day 15 Juneau, AK
Departure day. Breakfast is served onboard, then spend some time exploring the impressive collection of museums, shops and attractions in the heart of Alaska's capital.
All This Included
Discover the majestic splendor of a summer in Alaska on an incredible 15-day journey. Cruise the protected waters of the Inside Passage on board the American Constellation, the newest and only fully stabilized small cruise ship in the region. Enjoy a smooth and comfortable travel experience, as you witness breathtaking vistas and abundant wildlife from your private balcony. From Seattle to Juneau, explore the stunning natural scenery, historic treasures, and enchanting communities, led by our expert guides who are knowledgeable and passionate about the region. As your cruise, enjoy our award-winning onboard enrichment programs which bring each destination to life with the very best historians, naturalists, and entertainers.
Cruising: cabin onboard the American Constellation
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