Alaskan Ports-of-Call aboard Princess Cruise Lines!                                                     


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Princess Cruise Lines Alaskan Ports-of-Call!

Princess has one of the best groupings of cruise itineraries in Alaska. Their ultimate voyage of the glaciers from Vancouver B.C. can be supplemented with a land tour offering perhaps THE best way to experience the wonder and wilds of Alaska. Princess also offers Alaskan inside passage cruises from two different U.S. cruise ports of embarkation. Top these cruises off with the Princess Cruise Lines Alaskan ports-of-call, and you have the making of an unforgettable cruise vacation experience.

Currently, Princess is running four inner passage cruise itineraries from the port of San Francisco. Depending on the specific itinerary, you may visit such ports-of-call as Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Sitka, and Victoria B.C.

From their Seattle port of embarkation, Princess offers ports-of-call including Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, and Victoria. Included in this itinerary as well as the above itineraries, Princess includes a day of cruising in Tracy Arm or Endicott Arm depending on the weather and water conditions.

From the port of Vancouver, Princess sails their Ultimate Voyage of the Glaciers. On this itinerary, which is a one way itinerary, their ports-of-call include Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park, and Whittier with an afternoon of cruising the College Fjord. As stated above, this cruise can be combined with exclusive Princess land tours for an unforgettable experience in the Alaskan wilderness. Their exclusive sightseeing rail cars will take you to one or more of the Princess custom built land tour lodges.

Ketchikan Alaska port-of-call

Ketchikan is Alaska's first city, built on the fairly steep hillside along water's edge. Known as the "Salmon Capital of the World", Ketchikan is a bustling and colorful port. While her, one can visit the Saxman Native Village with its Tlingit Indian culture and spectacular totem poles.

Juneau Alaska

This port-of-call was part of the Alaskan Gold Rush and is the capital city of Alaska. Enjoy an afternoon of hiking through the wild frontier around Juneau. Perhaps a short tam ride up Mount Roberts would be more to liking with its spectacular views. Or you could visit the largest ice formation accessible by road - Mendenhall Glacier.


Skagway Alaska

Skagway is the "Gateway to the Klondike" port-of-call for Princess Cruises. Few of the old boom towns have retained their gold rush flavor like Skagway. Preserved as a National Historic Park, this area feature one of the oldest narrow gauge railways still in existence. Experience the local flavor in the colorful taverns and shops.


Sitka Alaska

This port-of-call is a very unique blend of Tlingit culture and Russian history. Nestled between snowy mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Sitka is built on Baranof Island. It proves to be one of Alaska's most beautiful seaside towns.


Whittier Alaska

Whittier Alaska is the most northerly regular port-of-call for Princess. It is the port of embarkation for the southerly Cruise of the Glaciers, and the port of dis-embarkation for the northerly route. It is also the gateway to the bustling city of Anchorage. It is also the starting point for the Princess land tour segment of their fabulous cruise tour packages. Being inaccessible by road until the year 2000, this small community still enjoys a nearly wilderness state.


Victoria British Columbia

Victoria is the sunniest spot in Canada. This port-of-call for Princess was once a colonial post. Today it is a sophisticated seaside city and offers visitors some colorful history. The spectacular Butchart Gardens and the Empress Hotel offer a wonderful experience for visitors to the Victoria area.

The cruising points-of-call are covered in another article of this website. For more information regarding cruise tours, check out Princess Alaskan Cruise and Tours. You won't want to miss checking out the Discount Cruises page on our site as well. There may be just the right cruise discount available from our merchants whose links you will find on this page. Then, all that's left to do is to book your cruise on line and get excited!

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