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#HolidaysByHolly: Alaska Dream Vacation

Cruising Alaska is a dream vacation – an adventure of a lifetime that defies expectations. What is it that makes this such an extraordinary destination? In a word, everything. From vast stretches of pristine nature and wildlife nearly everywhere you look to a vibrant Indigenous culture.

Ships have been sailing from Seattle to Alaska since the Gold Rush. Now it is your turn to follow in the wake of history on a seven-day cruise vacation filled with glacier-carved fjords, forested islets and quaint ports along Alaska’s famed Inside Passage aboard Princess Cruise Lines. With roundtrip cruises departing from Vancouver, B.C., Seattle, San Francisco or Los Angeles there is a port with your name on it.

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On an Alaska cruise one of the thrilling aspects is the amazing frontier land teaming with wildlife, all observable in their natural territory. Black bears, caribou, Dall sheep, and more, are all just a day trip away. Birdwatchers will be enthralled with horned and tufted puffins, the docile kittiwake, trumpeter swans, and the red-tailed hawk.

Start your experience on-board with the award-winning North to Alaska program that brings local personalities, culture and cuisine on-board so you can immerse yourself in all things Alaska. From hand-tossed pizza to dazzling multi-course gourmet dinners, you will find enticing food and dining options throughout the day, as lovingly prepared as a home cooked meal.

Do not just witness Alaska from the ship but also see it up close with an array of award-winning excursions that this cruise offers. There is something for every interest: wildlife, culture, Gold Rush history, glaciers, sightseeing, and outdoor adventures into the back country.

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Enhance your voyage with some of the most incredible accommodations at sea. With a variety of tastefully appointed stateroom and suite options offering wonderful amenities and trademark attentive service from their friendly staff who knows what hospitality means.

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Alaska cruising is not just for the adults in the family,with the Alaska Explorers Youth Program. In partnership with the Glacier Bay National Park Rangers and the Discovery Channel, kids and teens can explore activities and age appropriate space designed specifically to attract the younger travellers between the ages of 3 to 17.

Enjoying all the wonders of the world that Alaska has to offer is seasonal with sail dates between the months of May to September with Spring and Fall offering the best prices for the quality of trip.

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One of the most wonderful things about an Alaskan cruise is that every day on board is a new horizon of possibility. You have nothing but time to enjoy all the ship’s inviting and relaxing venues, fun-filled activities and engaging entertainment options or just curl up by the pool with a good book and do nothing at all.

If you have experienced an adventurous Alaskan cruise and want more, I can connect you with more ship adventures with a focus on scuba diving, the exotic, and those away from the ocean – river cruises.

Happy and heartfelt travels to you!

Holly

*** If you have any questions or queries regarding vacations that I have showcased here at BLUSH Vancouver, or one that you would like me to custom build for your friends and family – send me an email! I am in the Lower Mainland, on the same schedule as you, and can help when you need me to. Let’s create great holiday memories that last longer than an Instagram post! Find me here: Holidays by Holly

 

(All images courtesy Princess Cruises)

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