Information about Alaska for cruise passengers.

Glacier Flight-seeing and Dog Sledding in Alaska

Princess Cruises offers a fine collection of vendors to serve Alaska cruise customers.  One popular shore excursion combines dog sledding and glacier flightseeing.  Participants on the Skagway excursion meet professional mushers and their dogs on a unique Alaska excursion that combines helicopter flightseeing with dog sledding. This is such an amazing activity.  Our musher was Cindy …

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Port Buzz: Skagway

Port Buzz: Skagway After two days of cruising, we arrive in Skagway. Today it is all about Gold Rush fever. In fact, Skagway, Alaska was known to thousands of hopeful gold rushers as the gateway to the gold fields.  Not the easiest route to the Klondike, Skagway offered the shortest route to the gold. The tiny …

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Alaska Cruistour Princess Wilderness Lodge

Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge Gateway to Denali The only Alaska tour company that has custom-built wilderness lodges expressly for its cruisetour guests, Princess owns and operates five lodges that are unique in the industry for combining upscale accommodations and amenities with dramatic riverside locations and renowned service levels. Today we board our coach to …

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Glaciers and nature the Alaska dream cruise

Interested in glaciers? An Alaskan cruise adventure is a great way to discover the wonder of glaciers.  The word glacier comes from French via the Vulgar Latin glacia, and ultimately from Latin glacies meaning ice.  The corresponding area of study is called glaciology (more at Another great place to learn about glaciers is where you …

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Princess Cruises Alaska Cruisetours

Denali National Park | Alaska See the Alaska rarely seen by others during this fully escorted land tour. Visit unforgettable destinations such as the six-million acre Denali National Park or the gold-rush town of Fairbanks. Alaska…nothing in the lower 48 compares. With a Cruisetour, you’ll witness first-hand the heroic, historic and romantic scenery of this …

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