Posted on 01/07/2020
If you’re looking for a cruise vacation that’s exciting, and a little bit out of the ordinary, make a Carnival cruise to Alaska your first choice! From immense glaciers to beautiful fjords, diverse wildlife and many natural wonders, a cruise to this natural beauty offers you and your family the opportunity to explore and experience many of the best places to visit in Alaska, all in one trip.
Carnival makes it easy to discover this natural wonder, offering seven to 11 days sailings departing from a variety of ports including: Carnival Legend® from Seattle and Vancouver; Carnival Miracle® from San Francisco; and Carnival Spirit® from Vancouver and Seattle.
As you plan your Alaskan cruise here some top spots you shouldn’t miss. You’ll quickly discover why Alaska is truly an experience you don’t want to miss!
# 1: Juneau
Beyond the beautiful majesty of the ice-capped mountains lies one of the most beautiful cities in America– Juneau, Alaska’s capital city. Prepare for once-in-a-lifetime type Alaskan activities ranging from getting close up views of wondrous fjords, cliffs, and glaciers, whale watching to dogsledding.
# 2: Ketchikan
This remarkable Alaska destination lies at the southernmost tip of the Inside Passage and transports you to some of the most heavenly natural vistas you’ll ever get the chance to see. Well known for its beautiful wilderness and rich Native Alaskan culture, in Ketchikan you can take on an exciting adventure filled with wildlife viewing and fishing on the Bering Sea, exploring the Alaskan rainforest by buggy, watching bears in their natural habitat, or sightseeing the amazing scenery on a floatplane!
Located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage, Skagway is a small but beautiful city. The buildings and roads speak of history, and the natural setting that surrounds you offers plenty of sightseeing and exploration opportunities.
#4 Icy Strait Point
Home to the community of Hoonah, Alaska’s largest Native Tlingit village, Icy Strait Point features the beautiful, unspoiled wilderness of the Alaskan rainforests, tall mountains topped with glistening white snow and the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the interesting history and customs of the Huna Tlingit tribe.
But the Alaskan wonders don’t stop there, in addition to the above best places to visit, you’ll also want to make sure you add some of these amazing natural wonders and attractions to your bucket-list:
• A spectacular journey through Tracy Arm Fjord, which is actually two long fjords that feature dazzling waterfalls, giant chunks of ice drifting lazily through the serene waters, and plenty of wildlife.
• A memorable cruise through Glacier Bay, one of Alaska’s largest national parks, featuring immense glaciers, and a large assortment of wildlife, including humpback whales!
Whether you are looking for adventure, romance, or good, old-fashioned family fun, a cruise to Alaska will offer you a large wealth of adventure, sightseeing opportunities, and a chance to make lasting memories.