Ketchikan, Alaska

Holland America Oosterdam docked in Ketchikan, Alaska  We arrived in Ketchikan, Alaska around 7 AM on a rainy day. We had just 6 hours at this port. We departed the cruise ship in town and headed out for a walking tour.  When we visited Ketchikan there were two other cruise ships visiting as well. This …

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Sitka, Alaska

My favorite port of all was Sitka, Alaska! This quaint port town is filled with history and charm. We were lucky to be in Sitka from 8 AM to 4 PM on a beautiful day.  When we disembarked from the ship we boarded a FREE tour bus to take us into Sitka which was about …

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Hubbard Glacier

The Hubbard Glacier is the largest tidewater glacier in North America. It is 76 miles long, 7 miles wide, and 600 feet tall.  This massive beauty is a sight to behold and offers sounds to remember.  Read on to learn more about our day visiting Hubbard Glacier.   Hubbard Glacier – Beautiful Sights & Sounds! From …

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Juneau, Alaska

Juneau, Alaska The first port of call on our Alaskan cruise was Juneau.  We arrived at 1 PM and had until 9 PM to explore Alaska’s capital. There were many shore excursions from which to choose: whale watching tours, aerial tram tour, glaciers, waterfalls, seaplane tours, helicopter tours, rafting, pan for gold, or touring the …

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Alaska, the last frontier. Alaska, land of the midnight sun. Alaska, a great place to cool off in the summer for a Texas family. Alaska, my dream vacation! Whatever your reason might be to want to visit Alaska, you will not be disappointed! Read on to learn more about our recent journey of a lifetime. …

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